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Simulation Program for Indirect Taxation, 1988; SPIT Version 6

Title details

SN: 3328
Title: Simulation Program for Indirect Taxation, 1988; SPIT Version 6
Persistent identifier: 10.5255/UKDA-SN-3328-1
Depositor: Institute for Fiscal Studies
Principal investigator(s): Banks, J., Institute for Fiscal Studies
Blundell, R., Institute for Fiscal Studies
Crawford, I., Institute for Fiscal Studies
Original data producer(s): Department of Employment
Sponsor(s): Department of the Treasury
Department of Customs and Excise
Economic and Social Research Council


The citation for this study is:

Banks, J., Blundell, R., Crawford, I. (1995). Simulation Program for Indirect Taxation, 1988. [data collection]. Department of Employment, [original data producer(s)]. UK Data Service. SN: 3328,

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Computer and simulation programs - Reference and instructional resources


Abstract copyright UK Data Service and data collection copyright owner.

A program to simulate household consumption responses to indirect tax changes and provide distributional analysis of expenditures before and after reforms.

Coverage, universe, methodology

Time period: 1988
Country: Great Britain
Spatial units: No information recorded
Kind of data: No information recorded
Universe: National
Computer programs
Data from the Family Expenditure Survey, 1988
Time dimensions: No information recorded
Sampling procedures: No information recorded
Method of data collection: Simulation
Weighting: No information recorded
Data sources: The simulation program uses data taken from the Department of Employment's Family Expenditure Survey, 1988.

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Administrative and access information

Date of release:
First edition: 19 October 1995
Copyright: Crown copyright material is reproduced with the permission of the Controller of HMSO and the Queen's Printer for Scotland
Access conditions: The depositor has specified that registration is required and standard conditions of use apply. The depositor may be informed about usage. See terms and conditions of access for further information.
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Study information and citation UKDA_Study_3328_Information.htm 14


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By principal investigator(s):
Banks, J., SPIT : the analysis of indirect taxation using micro-economic data.

  • Baker, P., McKay, S. and Symons, E., The simulation of indirect tax reforms : the IFS simulation program for indirect taxation (SPIT) (IFS Working Paper Series No. W90/110) August 1990.
  • Baker, P. and McKay, S., The structure of alcohol taxes : a hangover from the past 1989.
  • Pearson, M. and Smith, S., The European carbon tax : an assessment of the EC proposals 1991.
  • Crawford, I, Smith S. and Webb, VAT on domestic energy 1993.

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