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Income tax compliance in a principal-agent framework

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  • Reinganum, Jennifer F.
  • Wilde, Louis L.

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  • Reinganum, Jennifer F. & Wilde, Louis L., 1985. "Income tax compliance in a principal-agent framework," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 26(1), pages 1-18, February.
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