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Policy Watch: Death Watch for the Estate Tax?


  • William G. Gale
  • Joel B. Slemrod


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  • William G. Gale & Joel B. Slemrod, 2001. "Policy Watch: Death Watch for the Estate Tax?," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 15(1), pages 205-218, Winter.
  • Handle: RePEc:aea:jecper:v:15:y:2001:i:1:p:205-218 Note: DOI: 10.1257/jep.15.1.205

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    1. Homburg, Stefan, 2010. "Allgemeine Steuerlehre," EconStor Books, ZBW - German National Library of Economics, number 92547.
    2. Laura de Pablos Escobar, 2009. "Alternativas a la supresión del impuesto sobre el patrimonio," Documentos de trabajo de la Facultad de Ciencias Económicas y Empresariales 09-06, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Facultad de Ciencias Económicas y Empresariales.

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    JEL classification:

    • H24 - Public Economics - - Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue - - - Personal Income and Other Nonbusiness Taxes and Subsidies


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