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Towards a Theory of Third-Best

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  • Ng, Yew-Kwang, 1977. "Towards a Theory of Third-Best," Public Finance = Finances publiques, , vol. 32(1), pages 1-15.
  • Handle: RePEc:pfi:pubfin:v:32:y:1977:i:1:p:1-15
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    1. Kaplow, Louis, 1998. "Tax and non-tax distortions," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 68(2), pages 303-306, May.
    2. Ng, Yew-Kwang, 2000. "The Optimal Size of Public Spending and the Distortionary Cost of Taxation," National Tax Journal, National Tax Association;National Tax Journal, vol. 53(2), pages 253-272, June.
    3. Yew-Kwang NG, 2017. "Ten Rules for Public Economic Policy," Economic Growth Centre Working Paper Series 1703, Nanyang Technological University, School of Social Sciences, Economic Growth Centre.
    4. repec:eee:ecanpo:v:58:y:2018:i:c:p:32-42 is not listed on IDEAS

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