Rational voting applied to choice of taxes
AbstractFulton County (Atlanta, Georgia) conducted a referendum on a local option sales tax. The referendum offered voters an opportunity to substitute a 1% sales tax for an equal amount of property taxes. The precinct level voting patterns of the referendum are analyzed using a rational voter framework. The regression results generally support the implication of the model. Copyright Kluwer Academic Publishers 1988
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Volume (Year): 57 (1988)
Issue (Month): 1 (April)
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