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A case for taxing charitable donations

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  • Blumkin, Tomer & Sadka, Efraim, 2007. "A case for taxing charitable donations," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 91(7-8), pages 1555-1564, August.
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    1. Blumkin, Tomer & Margalioth, Yoram & Sharoni, Adi, 2014. "The Signaling Role of Corporate Social Responsibility," Working Paper Series, Center for Fiscal Studies 2014:10, Uppsala University, Department of Economics.
    2. Alan Krause, "undated". "Taxing and Subsidising Charitable Contributions," Discussion Papers 09/23, Department of Economics, University of York.
    3. Aronsson, Thomas & Johansson-Stenman, Olof & Wendner, Ronald, 2016. "Redistribution through Charity and Optimal Taxation when People are Concerned with Social Status," MPRA Paper 68731, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    4. Thomas Aronsson & Olof Johansson-Stenman, 2013. "Veblen’s theory of the leisure class revisited: implications for optimal income taxation," Social Choice and Welfare, Springer;The Society for Social Choice and Welfare, vol. 41(3), pages 551-578, September.
    5. Dan Ariely & Anat Bracha & Stephan Meier, 2009. "Doing Good or Doing Well? Image Motivation and Monetary Incentives in Behaving Prosocially," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 99(1), pages 544-555, March.
    6. Tomer Blumkin & Yoram Margalioth & Adi Sharoni, 2014. "The Signaling Role of Corporate Social Responsibility," CESifo Working Paper Series 4962, CESifo Group Munich.
    7. Guttman, Joel M. & Goette, Lorenz, 2015. "Reputation, volunteering, and trust: Minimizing reliance on taste-based explanations," European Journal of Political Economy, Elsevier, vol. 40(PB), pages 375-386.
    8. Ryo Ishida, 2015. "Vote with their donations : An explanation about crowding-in of government provision of public goods," Discussion papers ron272, Policy Research Institute, Ministry of Finance Japan.
    9. Tomer Blumkin & Yoram Margaliioth & Efraim Sadka & Adi Sharoni, 2016. "The Signaling Role of Charitable Contributions by Businesses: A Tax Policy Perspective," CESifo Working Paper Series 6106, CESifo Group Munich.

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