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A case for taxing education

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  • Tomer Blumkin

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  • Efraim Sadka

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal International Tax and Public Finance.

    Volume (Year): 15 (2008)
    Issue (Month): 2 (April)
    Pages: 145-163

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:itaxpf:v:15:y:2008:i:2:p:145-163

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    Keywords: Optimal taxation; Re-distribution; Education; Inequality;

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    9. Tomer Blumkin & Efraim Sadka, 2005. "A Case for Taxing Education," CESifo Working Paper Series 1440, CESifo Group Munich.
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    Cited by:
    1. Tim Lohse & Peter F. Lutz & Christian Thomann, 2011. "Investments in the Human Capital of the Socially Disadvantaged Children - Effects on Redistribution," Working Papers investments_in_the_human_, Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance.
    2. Bas Jacobs & Lans Bovenberg, 2008. "Optimal Taxation of Human Capital and theEarnings Function," CESifo Working Paper Series 2250, CESifo Group Munich.
    3. Tim Lohse & Peter Lutz & Christian Thomann, 2013. "Redistributional consequences of early childhood intervention," The European Journal of Health Economics, Springer, vol. 14(3), pages 373-381, June.

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