A formula for the optimal taxation in Probabilistic Voting Models characterized by Single Mindedness
AbstractThis work intends to specify a formula for the optimal taxation in Probabilistic Voting Models with Single Mindedness Theory. The goal is to find an equivalent expression to the Ramsey’s rule for a political economy environment where Governments are assumed to be Leviathans rather than benevolents.
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Date of creation: 23 Feb 2007
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probabilistic voting model; single mindedness theory; optimal taxation; positive approach;
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This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2007-03-03 (All new papers)
- NEP-CDM-2007-03-03 (Collective Decision-Making)
- NEP-PBE-2007-03-03 (Public Economics)
- NEP-POL-2007-03-03 (Positive Political Economics)
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- Brennan,Geoffrey & Buchanan,James M., 1980.
"The Power to Tax,"
Cambridge University Press, number 9780521233293, December.
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