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The optimal commodity tax structure in a four-good model

  • Yoshitomo Ogawa


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    Article provided by Springer & International Institute of Public Finance in its journal International Tax and Public Finance.

    Volume (Year): 14 (2007)
    Issue (Month): 6 (December)
    Pages: 657-671

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:itaxpf:v:14:y:2007:i:6:p:657-671
    DOI: 10.1007/s10797-006-9018-4
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