Benefit-Cost Analysis and Distortionary Taxes: A Public Choice Approach
This paper seeks useful conditions relating individual preferences to willingness to support specific governmental tax-expenditure proposals. This discussion follows Wicksell in considering only tax-expenditure proposals that specifically tie expenditures to taxes that finance them.
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