Puzzling tax attitudes and labels
We find that through labeling one can significantly affect attitudes towards a tax. The gasoline tax meets a stronger reluctance than virtually the same tax when it is called the CO2 tax on gasoline.
|Date of creation:||18 Oct 2006|
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|Publication status:||Published as Löfgren, Åsa and Katarina Nordblom, 'Puzzling tax attitudes and labels' in Applied Economics Letters, 2009, pages 1809-1812.|
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