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Taxation in Theory and Practice:Selected Essays of George R Zodrow


  • George R Zodrow
    (Rice University, USA)


The 19 articles in this volume include George Zodrow's most important contributions to the theory and practice of taxation. They are organized into five general areas: (1) Optimal tax reform, or an analysis of the best ways to implement tax reforms taking into account transitional problems; (2) Consumption-based taxes, including the economic effects of replacing the current income tax with a progressive consumption tax; (3) Income tax reform in the United States and in developing countries; (4) State and local tax policy, including especially the effects of the local property tax; and (5) Tax competition, using models that are applicable at both the state/local and international levels.

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  • George R Zodrow (ed.), 2019. "Taxation in Theory and Practice:Selected Essays of George R Zodrow," World Scientific Books, World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., number 11407, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:wsi:wsbook:11407

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