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A note on nonlinear taxation in an overlapping generations model

  • Brett, Craig

This paper analyses the conditions under which savings should receive special tax treatment. A two–class overlapping generation model is presented, and a simple condition for the taxation or subsidisation of savings is derived and interpreted.

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 8776.

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Date of creation: 15 Aug 1998
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Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:8776
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