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Marginal Tax Rates and IRA Contributions


  • Long, James E.


Reports results of a new approach to estimating the effect of the tax rate on IRA saving. The data and methodology are described and empirical results are presented. Briefly discusses what the findings imply for the interest elasticity of personal savings.

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  • Long, James E., 1990. "Marginal Tax Rates and IRA Contributions," National Tax Journal, National Tax Association, vol. 43(2), pages 143-153, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:ntj:journl:v:43:y:1990:i:2:p:143-53

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    1. Orr, Larry L, 1976. "Income Transfers as a Public Good: An Application to AFDC," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 66(3), pages 359-371, June.
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    1. Bradley T. Heim & Ithai Z. Lurie, 2014. "Taxes, Income, And Retirement Savings: Differences By Permanent And Transitory Income," Contemporary Economic Policy, Western Economic Association International, vol. 32(3), pages 592-617, July.

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