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Optimal taxation in infinitely-lived agent and overlapping generations models : a review

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  • Andres Erosa
  • Martin Gervais

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Article provided by Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond in its journal Economic Quarterly.

Volume (Year): (2001)
Issue (Month): Spr ()
Pages: 23-44

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Handle: RePEc:fip:fedreq:y:2001:i:spr:p:23-44

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Keywords: Fiscal policy ; Taxation;

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  1. Zajac Jaroslav, 2004. "Uncertainty fluctuations and multi-agent economies with equilibrium," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 11(6), pages 397-400.
  2. Saku Aura, 2004. "Estate and Capital Gains Taxation: Efficiency and Political Economy Considerations," Working Papers 0408, Department of Economics, University of Missouri, revised 16 Dec 2004.
  3. Mathias Trabandt, 2006. "Optimal Pre-Announced Tax Reforms Under Valuable And Productive Government Spending," 2006 Meeting Papers 668, Society for Economic Dynamics.
  4. Jean-François, MERTENS & Anna, RUBINCHIK, 2008. "Intergenerational equity and the discount rate for cost-benefit analysis," Discussion Papers (ECON - Département des Sciences Economiques) 2008047, Université catholique de Louvain, Département des Sciences Economiques.
  5. Valeria De Bonis & Lusa Spataro, 2004. "Taxing capital income in a perpetual youth economy," Money Macro and Finance (MMF) Research Group Conference 2003 22, Money Macro and Finance Research Group.
  6. Kartik B. Athreya & Devin Reilly, 2009. "Consumption smoothing and the measured regressivity of consumption taxes," Economic Quarterly, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, issue Win, pages 75-100.
  7. Kazi Iqbal & Stephen Turnovsky, 2007. "Intergenerational Allocation of Government Expenditures: Externalities and Optimal Taxation," Working Papers UWEC-2007-21-P, University of Washington, Department of Economics, revised Oct 2007.
  8. Gervais, Martin, 2012. "On the optimality of age-dependent taxes and the progressive U.S. tax system," Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Elsevier, vol. 36(4), pages 682-691.
  9. Campbell Leith & Ioana Moldovan & Simon Wren-Lewis, 2011. "Debt stabilization in a Non-Ricardian economy," Working Papers 2011_23, Business School - Economics, University of Glasgow.
  10. Pierre-Daniel G. Sarte, 2006. "Stark optimal fiscal policies and sovereign lending," Economic Quarterly, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, issue Fall, pages 337-352.

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