Redistribution And Subsidies For Higher Education
AbstractThe financing of higher education through public spending imposes a transfer of resources from taxpayers to the university students and their parents. We provide an explanation for this phenomenon. Those who attend higher education will earn more income in the future and will pay more taxes. People whose children do not attend higher education, however should agree to help pay the cost of such education, providing that the taxes are sufficiently high to ensure that there will be an adequate redistribution in favor of their own children at some time in the future.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Instituto Valenciano de Investigaciones Económicas, S.A. (Ivie) in its series Working Papers. Serie AD with number 2000-15.
Length: 20 pages
Date of creation: Jun 2000
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Higher Education; Taxation; Redistribution.;
Other versions of this item:
- D71 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - Social Choice; Clubs; Committees; Associations
- H21 - Public Economics - - Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue - - - Efficiency; Optimal Taxation
- H52 - Public Economics - - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies - - - Government Expenditures and Education
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