Benefit-Cost Analysis and Distortionary Taxes: A Public Choice Approach
AbstractThis paper seeks useful conditions relating individual preferences to willingness to support specific governmental tax-expenditure proposals. This discussion follows Wicksell in considering only tax-expenditure proposals that specifically tie expenditures to taxes that finance them.
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- Bergstrom, T., 1993. "Benefits-Cost Analysis and Distortionary Taxes: A Public Choice Approach," Papers 93-31, Michigan - Center for Research on Economic & Social Theory.
- D6 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics
- D7 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making
- H - Public Economics
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