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A case for taxing education

  • Tomer Blumkin


  • Efraim Sadka


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

    Volume (Year): 15 (2008)
    Issue (Month): 2 (April)
    Pages: 145-163

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:itaxpf:v:15:y:2008:i:2:p:145-163
    DOI: 10.1007/s10797-006-9003-y
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