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Tax policy in the real world

Author: Joel Slemrod
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Non-technical discussion by leading economists and scholars, illustrating how the principles of tax analysis can be applied to real-world issues.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joel Slemrod
ISBN: 0521641373 9780521641371 0521646448 9780521646444
OCLC Number: 40229099
Notes: Articles originally published in 1995 in the National Tax Journal.
Description: x, 515 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The real world of tax policy / Joel Slemrod --
The corporate income tax: economic issues and policy options / Jane G. Gravelle --
Changing views of the corporate income tax / Peter Birch Sørensen --
The American retail sales tax: considerations on their structure, operations, and potential as a foundation for a federal sales tax / John L. Mikesell --
Would tax evasion and tax avoidance undermine a national retail sales tax? / Matthew N. Murray --
Life under a personal consumption tax: some thoughts on working, saving and consuming in Nunn-Domenici's tax world / Martin D. Ginsburg --
Living with the flat tax / Alan L. Feld --
The international implications of consumption tax proposals / Harry Grubert & T. Scott Newlon --
Threading the fiscal labyrinth: some issues in fiscal decentralization / Richard M. Bird --
A policymaker's guide to fiscal decentralization / Edward M. Gramlich --
Fiscal decentralization and economic development / Wallace E. Oates --
Federalism and reductions in the federal budget / John M. Quigley & Daniel L. Rubinfeld --
Issues raised by the new federalism / Steven D. Gold --
Fiscal equalization and school finance / Andrew Reschovsky --
The case for equalizing aid / Helen F. Ladd & John Yinger --
Fiscal equalization: an empty box? / William H. Oakland --
How would you know a good economic development policy if you tripped over one? Hint: don't just count jobs / Paul N. Courant --
Jobs, productivity, and local economic development: what implications does economic research have for the role of government? / Timothy J. Bartik --
Public finance in theory and practice / Alan J. Auerbach --
On the use of 'distribution tables' in the tax policy process / R. Glenn Hubbard --
Taxation and economic growth / Eric Engen & Jonathan Skinner --
Tax reform of the century--the Swedish experiment / Jonas Agell, Peter Englund, & Jan Södersten --
Measuring the impact of tax reform / Alan J. Auerbach --
What is an 'optimal' tax system? / James Alm --
How tax complexity and enforcement affect the equity and efficiency of the income tax / Louis Kaplow --
Tax policy from a public choice perspective / Randall G. Holcombe --
What is missed if we leave out collective choice in the analysis of taxation / Stanley Winer & Walter Hettich --
Public finance and public choice / James M. Poterba --
Professional opinions about tax policy: 1994 and 1934 / Joel Slemrod --
What can America learn from the British tax system? / William G. Gale --
Peculiar institutions: a British perspective on tax policy in the United States / Michael Keen.
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