The Resource From optimal tax theory to tax policy : retrospective and prospective views, Robin Boadway, (electronic resource)

From optimal tax theory to tax policy : retrospective and prospective views, Robin Boadway, (electronic resource)

Label
From optimal tax theory to tax policy : retrospective and prospective views
Title
From optimal tax theory to tax policy
Title remainder
retrospective and prospective views
Statement of responsibility
Robin Boadway
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
Dewey number
336.2001
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HJ2305
LC item number
.B63 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
Series statement
Munich lectures in economics
Label
From optimal tax theory to tax policy : retrospective and prospective views, Robin Boadway, (electronic resource)
Link
http://site.ebrary.com/lib/sersd/Doc?id=10529579
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction -- From tax theory to policy : an overview -- Landmarks of optimal tax theory -- The evolution of policy and advice -- Challenges for the theory of tax policy -- Commitment -- Heterogeneity of individual utility functions -- Behavioral issues -- Responsibility and compensation -- Political economy -- Optimal analysis versus reform analysis -- Summary of lessons for tax policy -- Policy lessons from optimal tax theory -- Uniformity of commodity taxes -- The Corlett-Hague theorem -- The Atkinson-Stiglitz theorem -- Production efficiency : implications and caveats -- Capital taxation and the personal tax base -- Linear taxation in a dynamic setting -- Nonlinear taxation in a dynamic setting -- The issue of progressivity -- Asymmetric information and market failure -- Policy lessons from normative analysis -- Relaxing the second-best constraints -- The use of supplementary policy instruments -- Making use of, and acquiring, more information -- Conclusions -- Challenges for second-best analysis -- Fundamentals of the standard approach -- The commitment issue -- Heterogeneous preferences and utility -- Behavioral issues -- Political economy -- Concluding comments
Control code
ebr10529579
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
From optimal tax theory to tax policy : retrospective and prospective views, Robin Boadway, (electronic resource)
Link
http://site.ebrary.com/lib/sersd/Doc?id=10529579
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction -- From tax theory to policy : an overview -- Landmarks of optimal tax theory -- The evolution of policy and advice -- Challenges for the theory of tax policy -- Commitment -- Heterogeneity of individual utility functions -- Behavioral issues -- Responsibility and compensation -- Political economy -- Optimal analysis versus reform analysis -- Summary of lessons for tax policy -- Policy lessons from optimal tax theory -- Uniformity of commodity taxes -- The Corlett-Hague theorem -- The Atkinson-Stiglitz theorem -- Production efficiency : implications and caveats -- Capital taxation and the personal tax base -- Linear taxation in a dynamic setting -- Nonlinear taxation in a dynamic setting -- The issue of progressivity -- Asymmetric information and market failure -- Policy lessons from normative analysis -- Relaxing the second-best constraints -- The use of supplementary policy instruments -- Making use of, and acquiring, more information -- Conclusions -- Challenges for second-best analysis -- Fundamentals of the standard approach -- The commitment issue -- Heterogeneous preferences and utility -- Behavioral issues -- Political economy -- Concluding comments
Control code
ebr10529579
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote

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