Who Should Be on Workfare? The Use of Work Requirements as Part of an Optimal Tax Mix
This paper analyzes the possibility of using workfare as a supplement to an optimal nonlinear income tax scheme. Some general properties of the optimal tax-required work schedule are derived. For the two-class economy, explicit conditions for the inclusion of workfare in an optimal tax mix are derived. Copyright 1998 by Royal Economic Society.
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Volume (Year): 50 (1998)
Issue (Month): 4 (October)
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