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Double limit analysis of optimal personal income taxation

Michael Sattinger.

in Oxford Economic Papers

January 2018; p ublished online May 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; Microeconomics; Mathematical Methods; Programming Methods; Mathematical and Simulation Modelling. 8601 words.

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A double limit analysis is developed to determine the optimal personal income tax based on the principle that moving a marginal dollar of tax revenue...

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Employment, Hours of Work and the Optimal Taxation of Low-Income Families

Richard Blundell and Andrew Shephard.

in The Review of Economic Studies

April 2012; p ublished online October 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue. 12887 words.

The optimal design of low-income support is examined using a structural labour supply model. The approach incorporates unobserved heterogeneity, fixed costs of work, childcare costs and the...

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The happiness puzzle: analytical aspects of the Easterlin paradox

M. Ali Choudhary, Paul Levine, Peter McAdam and Peter Welz.

in Oxford Economic Papers

January 2012; p ublished online April 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General; Fiscal Policies and Behaviour of Economic Agents; Econometric Modelling; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue. 5491 words.

We apply an optimizing model with relative comparisons (habit formation) in consumption and labour supply to the economics of happiness, specifically the ‘Easterlin paradox’. Studying a...

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Heterogeneous Aid Effects on Tax Revenues: Accounting for Government Stability in WAEMU Countries

Hermann D. Yohou, Michaël Goujon and Wautabouna Ouattara.

in Journal of African Economies

June 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Finance; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Economywide Country Studies. 12159 words.

Using a panel threshold model, we examine the heterogeneous effects of foreign aid on tax revenue due to government stability in the West African Economic and Monetary Union countries over...

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Keeping up with the Vaishyas? Caste and relative standing in India

Fredrik Carlsson, Gautam Gupta and Olof Johansson-Stenman.

in Oxford Economic Papers

January 2009; p ublished online May 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare Economics; Design of Experiments; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue. 8540 words.

People care about relative, and not only absolute, income. This paper investigates the importance of relative income within and between castes in the Indian caste system, using a choice...

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Killing a second bird with one stone? Promoting firm capital growth and exports through tax policy

Michele Bernini and Tania Treibich.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

October 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Single Equation Models; Single Variables; International Trade; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; Production and Organizations. 9478 words.

Does a lower tax rate on profits promote the international activity of small and medium enterprises? This article addresses this question by exploiting a policy experiment in France. A...

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Measuring Consumer Responses to a Bottled Water Tax Policy

Peter Berck, Jacob Moe-Lange, Andrew Stevens and Sofia Villas-Boas.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

July 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue. 9346 words.

Using panel data of retail purchases, we measure the effects of the introduction, and later removal, of a bottled-water tax in the state of Washington. We use a difference-in-differences...

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Modeling Conjunctive Water Use as a Reciprocal Externality

R. Garth Taylor, Robert D. Schmidt, Leroy Stodick and Bryce A. Contor.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

April 2014; p ublished online March 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Renewable Resources and Conservation; Mathematical Methods; Programming Methods; Mathematical and Simulation Modelling; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue. 8385 words.

A reciprocal externality is created in the conjunctive use of hydrologically connected surface and ground water. Hydrologic and economic modeling are integrated to conduct basin-wide cost...

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Pro-Poor Tax Policy Changes in South Africa: Potential and Limitations

Ramos E. Mabugu, Ismael Fofana and Margaret R. Chitiga-Mabugu.

in Journal of African Economies

March 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mathematical Methods; Programming Methods; Mathematical and Simulation Modelling; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue. 10337 words.

Since 1994, the South African government has committed to increasing economic growth and reducing poverty and inequality. Tax policy has been the most important instrument at its disposal...

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Resource Rents, Democracy, Corruption and Conflict: Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa

Rabah Arezki and Thorvaldur Gylfason.

in Journal of African Economies

August 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 5118 words.

We examine the effect of the interaction between resource rents and democracy on corruption and internal conflict for a panel of 29 Sub-Saharan African countries during the period from 1985...

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