Fiscal Monitor, October 2017

Excessive inequality can have a severe impact on society’s social problems political polarization lost economic growth fiscal policy can help the fiscal monitors zeroes in on three policy debates one progressive taxes the rich pay more in advanced economies top income tax rates have dropped from 62% to 35% over the last thirty years this means there’s scope to increase taxes.

On top earners without hurting growth to universal basic income everyone gets a cash transfer of equal amounts while more work is needed the fiscal monitor.
Gathers facts and arguments to help decision-makers.

Make the right choices 3 improve access to health and education this increases incomes and opportunities it’s the best way to deal with disruptive impact of technology on the job market fiscal policy can make the difference in tackling excessive inequality read more in the fiscal monitor October 2017 you.

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