Yuriy Gorodnichenko, Jorge Martinez-Vazquez , Klara Sabirianova Peter, Tuesday, February 19, 2008 - 00:00

Russia’s economic and fiscal successes since adopting a flat tax in 2001 have bred enthusiasm for tax reform amongst casual observers. This column summarises research investigating the flat tax’s effects and suggests that many of the gains came from reduced tax evasion in Russia.

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