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Understanding multidimensional tax systems

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  • Leslie Robinson & Joel Slemrod, 2012. "Understanding multidimensional tax systems," International Tax and Public Finance, Springer;International Institute of Public Finance, vol. 19(2), pages 237-267, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:itaxpf:v:19:y:2012:i:2:p:237-267
    DOI: 10.1007/s10797-011-9183-y
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    Tax administration; Tax enforcement; Cross-country; C72; M41;
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    JEL classification:

    • C72 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory - - - Noncooperative Games
    • M41 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Accounting - - - Accounting

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