Taxation and Risk Taking: A General Equilibrium Perspective
Analysis of the interaction between a range of proportional taxes and risk taking finds a wage tax to have the same behavioral effect as a consumption tax, and that a proportional income tax absorbs no investment risk and yields certain revenue.
Volume (Year): 47 (1994)
Issue (Month): 4 (December)
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