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Macrojustice : distribution, impôts et transferts optimaux


  • Serge-Christophe Kolm


The present system of distributive taxes and transfers creates vast economic waste and is contradictory. In order to optimize it, general opinion demands that one evaluates the overall distribution (macrojustice) not according to criteria of welfare, but from principles of liberty, equality and social efficiency. There results a system of taxes and transfers which is very simple, rich in varied and important moral meanings, and easily implementable by simple and classical reforms.

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  • Serge-Christophe Kolm, 2007. "Macrojustice : distribution, impôts et transferts optimaux," Revue d'économie politique, Dalloz, vol. 117(1), pages 61-89.
  • Handle: RePEc:cai:repdal:redp_171_0061

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