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Martin Liby Troein: Skatteväxla for equality's sake

the think Tank Ownershift have counted on what men and women own in Sweden. The report ”Ägarinnabilden”, published on Friday, gives a clear picture of the situa

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Martin Liby Troein: Skatteväxla for equality's sake

the think Tank Ownershift have counted on what men and women own in Sweden. The report ”Ägarinnabilden”, published on Friday, gives a clear picture of the situation: Regardless of whether it is in shares, real estate or cars are women only for a bit under 40 per cent of the holding.

the bleak figures. In other areas of our social and economic situation is significantly higher gender equality. When it comes to education, women have since long been catching up to – and past – the men.

the pay gap is unfortunately still there, but the differences in earned income is significantly less than for the ownership. Women's average income in 2017, 89 percent of men's.

gender Inequality in the past is reflected most likely in the higher the degree of differences in ownership than income.

the Society is still marked by standards and expectations – what we often refer to structures, which provides women with worse economic conditions than men. But Sweden is much more equal today than what it was yesterday. Gender inequality in the past is reflected most likely in the higher the degree of differences in ownership than income.

an argument for the tax shift, from revenue to capital, which is in the cards with the januariavtalet. The principle is reasons already strong to let people keep more of the salary, at the same time as the taxation of above all real estate will be tightened: It must simply be easier to work to a really good life, rather than to inherit or take to it.

basically, it is about social mobility. And that historic injustice should not control the ability of people to shape their lives today.

It applies in particular to those relating to women's economic conditions.

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