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This paper develops a political economy model in order study the role of intra-elite con ‡ict in the simultaneous determination of the political regime, trade policy and a redistribution scheme based on income taxation. There are three socioeconomic groups: two elite factions and the workers), whose preferences over trade policy and income taxation are derived from a simple open economy model. The critical point is that income taxation induces a rich-poor/elite-workers political cleavage, whiledoi:10.3386/w19321 fatcat:fidfbmolmjhmppj2lszzyoltmy