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Dynamic Optimal Income Taxation with Government Commitment

Stiglitz, Joseph E.; Brito, Dagobert L.; Hamilton, Jonathan H.; Slutsky, Steven M.

Analyzes the optimal income taxation problems of consumers in the United States. Usage of the abilities learned in one period to attain redistribution; Commitment of the government to policies on the intertemporal nonstationarity of tax schedules; Relevance of lesser social discount rate on the rate of individual.

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Journal of Public Economics
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https://doi.org/10.1016/0047-2727(91)90055-7

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Economics
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April 22, 2013