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On the Equitability of Progressive Taxation

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  • Mitra, Tapan
  • Ok, Efe A.

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Volume (Year): 73 (1997)
Issue (Month): 2 (April)
Pages: 316-334

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Handle: RePEc:eee:jetheo:v:73:y:1997:i:2:p:316-334

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  1. Moreno-Ternero, Juan D., 2011. "Voting over piece-wise linear tax methods," Journal of Mathematical Economics, Elsevier, vol. 47(1), pages 29-36, January.
  2. Peter J. Lambert & Helen T. Naughton, 2006. "The Equal Sacrifice Principle Revisited," Working Papers 45, ECINEQ, Society for the Study of Economic Inequality.
  3. Bertrand Lhommeau & Thibault Gajdos, 2000. "L'attitude à l'égard des inégalités en France à la lumière du système de prélèvements socio-fiscal," Économie et Prévision, Programme National Persée, vol. 142(1), pages 47-65.
  4. Amedeo Spadaro, 2002. "Redistribución e incentivos a la oferta de trabajo: Desarrollos recientes de la teoría de la imposición óptima sobre la renta," Hacienda Pública Española, IEF, vol. 160(1), pages 147-173, march.
  5. Lambert, Peter J. & Millimet, Daniel L. & Slottje, Daniel, 2003. "Inequality aversion and the natural rate of subjective inequality," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 87(5-6), pages 1061-1090, May.
  6. Moyes, Patrick, 2003. "Redistributive effects of minimal equal sacrifice taxation," Journal of Economic Theory, Elsevier, vol. 108(1), pages 111-140, January.

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