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Uncertainty and optimal taxation: In defense of commodity taxes

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  • Cremer, Helmuth
  • Gahvari, Firouz

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Public Economics.

Volume (Year): 56 (1995)
Issue (Month): 2 (February)
Pages: 291-310

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Handle: RePEc:eee:pubeco:v:56:y:1995:i:2:p:291-310

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