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Optimal Taxation and Heterogeneous Oligopoly

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  • Tran Huu Dung
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    This paper examines the effects of firm-specific taxes on an oligopoly composed of firms of unequal sizes, holding different conjectures, operating with nonidentical costs. Four types of effects are analyzed: on profits, on industry concentration, on total tax revenue, and on social welfare. The author derives (1) the revenue-maximizing taxes, (2) the welfare-maximizing taxes, and (3) welfare-maximizing taxes subject to a revenue constraint.

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    Article provided by Canadian Economics Association in its journal Canadian Journal of Economics.

    Volume (Year): 26 (1993)
    Issue (Month): 4 (November)
    Pages: 933-47

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    Handle: RePEc:cje:issued:v:26:y:1993:i:4:p:933-47

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    1. Steve McCorriston, 2002. "Why should imperfect competition matter to agricultural economists?," European Review of Agricultural Economics, Foundation for the European Review of Agricultural Economics, Foundation for the European Review of Agricultural Economics, vol. 29(3), pages 349-371, July.
    2. Ming Chang, 2010. "An Asymmetric Oligopolist can Improve Welfare by Raising Price," Review of Industrial Organization, Springer, Springer, vol. 36(1), pages 75-96, February.
    3. M. Baldini & L. Lambertini, 2002. "Profit Taxation and Capital Accumulation in Dynamic Oligopoly Models," Working Papers 435, Dipartimento Scienze Economiche, Universita' di Bologna.
    4. Rinaldo Brau & Carlo Carraro, 2011. "The design of voluntary agreements in oligopolistic markets," Journal of Regulatory Economics, Springer, Springer, vol. 39(2), pages 111-142, April.
    5. Baldini, Massimo & Lambertini, Luca, 2011. "Profit taxation and capital accumulation in a dynamic oligopoly model," Japan and the World Economy, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 23(1), pages 13-18, January.
    6. Ngo, Van Long & Soubeyran, Antoine, 1997. "Cost heterogeneity, industry concentration and strategic trade policies," Journal of International Economics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 43(1-2), pages 207-220, August.
    7. Blackman, Allen & Boyd, James, 1999. "Tailored Regulation: Will Voluntary Site-Specific Performance Standards Necessarily Improve Welfare?," Discussion Papers, Resources For the Future dp-00-03-rev, Resources For the Future.
    8. Matsumura, Toshihiro & Shimizu, Daisuke, 2005. "Spatial Cournot competition and economic welfare: a note," Regional Science and Urban Economics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 35(6), pages 658-670, November.
    9. D. Dragone & L. Lambertini & A. Palestini, 2009. "On the non-neutrality of profit taxation in a Cournot oligopoly with environmental effects," Working Papers 662, Dipartimento Scienze Economiche, Universita' di Bologna.
    10. R. Brau & C. Carraro, 2004. "The economic analysis of voluntary approaches to environmental protection. A survey," Working Paper CRENoS 200420, Centre for North South Economic Research, University of Cagliari and Sassari, Sardinia.

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