Rawlsian governments and the race to the bottom
This paper argues that there is no race to the bottom when the social planner adopts a Rawlsian criterion, only the poor are mobile and they do not work at the optimal tax outcome. This argument is developed within a two skill-model of optimal income taxation.
Volume (Year): 8 (2002)
Issue (Month): 2 ()
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