Data from: \"Willing to pay?\" Tax compliance in Britain and Italy: an experimental analysis

Nan Zhang, Giulia Andrighetto, Stefania Ottone, Ferruccio Ponzano & Sven Steinmo
As shown by the recent crisis, tax evasion poses a significant problem for countries such as Greece, Spain and Italy. While these societies certainly possess weaker fiscal institutions as compared to other EU members, might broader cultural differences between northern and southern Europe also help to explain citizens’ (un)willingness to pay their taxes? To address this question, we conduct laboratory experiments in the UK and Italy, two countries which straddle this North-South divide. Our design...

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  • European University Institute
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  • University of Milano-Bicocca
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  • University of Colorado Boulder
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  • University of Eastern Piedmont Amadeo Avogadro
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