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Popular support for progressive taxation and the relative income hypothesis

  • Mitra, Tapan
  • Ok, Efe A.
  • Kockesen, Levent

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Economics Letters.

Volume (Year): 58 (1998)
Issue (Month): 1 (January)
Pages: 69-76

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Handle: RePEc:eee:ecolet:v:58:y:1998:i:1:p:69-76
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  8. Romer, Thomas, 1975. "Individual welfare, majority voting, and the properties of a linear income tax," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 4(2), pages 163-185, February.
  9. Kockesen, Levent & Ok, Efe A., 1997. "Negatively Interdependent Preferences," Working Papers 97-02, C.V. Starr Center for Applied Economics, New York University.
  10. Tuomala, Matti, 1990. "Optimal Income Tax and Redistribution," OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press, number 9780198286059.
  11. Snyder, James M. & Kramer, Gerald H., 1988. "Fairness, self-interest, and the politics of the progressive income tax," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 36(2), pages 197-230, July.
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