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The Budgetary Incidence of a Lottery to Support Education

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  • Borg, Mary O.
  • Mason, Paul M.

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Discusses the budgetary incidence of the Illinois lottery which is designed to support education. Considers the incidence of the tax, alone, as well as the incidence of the benefits of education accruing to lottery players based on their demographic characteristics.

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  • Borg, Mary O. & Mason, Paul M., 1988. "The Budgetary Incidence of a Lottery to Support Education," National Tax Journal, National Tax Association;National Tax Journal, vol. 41(1), pages 75-85, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:ntj:journl:v:41:y:1988:i:1:p:75-85
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