Taxation and the Labor Supply - Decisions of the Affluent
AbstractWe examine the effect of the 1986 Tax Reform Act on the labor supply of affluent men The Act reduced marginal tax rates for the affluent more than for other taxpayers Using instrumental-variables methods with a variety of identifying variables we find essentially no responsiveness of the hours of work of high-income-men to the tax reduction However we do fond that hourly wage rates of such men increased over the period
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by The Johns Hopkins University,Department of Economics in its series Economics Working Paper Archive with number 414.
Date of creation: 2000
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- Robert A. Moffitt & Mark Wilhelm, 1998. "Taxation and the Labor Supply: Decisions of the Affluent," NBER Working Papers 6621, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
- H2 - Public Economics - - Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue
- J22 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Time Allocation and Labor Supply
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