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Tuomala, Matti

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Works: 46 works in 126 publications in 2 languages and 658 library holdings
Roles: Author, Honoree
Classifications: HJ4621, 336.24
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Optimal income tax and redistribution by Matti Tuomala( Book )
12 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 343 libraries worldwide
This book provides a comprehensive survey of optimal income tax theory, following the development of research strategy from the basic Mirrlees model through to its refinements, examining how optimal tax rates and the shape of tax schedules are affected by new considerations. Optimal tax theory has an important contribution to make to tax policy formation, and has become especially pertinent in recent years with the renewal of controversy over whether progressive income tax is in fact desirable or not. The author not only covers the historical background and modern formulations of the theory, but extends his discussion to consider the most important extensions of the model and the interrelation of income tax with other instruments of tax and expenditure policy
Optimal redistributive taxation by Matti Tuomala( Book )
7 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
Tax systems raise large amounts of revenue for funding public sector's activities, and tax/transfer policy, together with public provision of education, health care, and social services, play a crucial role in treating the symptoms and the causes of poverty. The normative analysis is crucial for tax/transfer design because it makes it possible to assess separately how changes in the redistributive criterion of the government, and changes in the size of the behavioural responses to taxes and transfers, affect the optimal tax/transfer system. Optimal tax theory provides a way of thinking rigorously about these trade-offs. Written primarily for graduate students and researchers, this volume is intended as a textbook and research monograph, connecting optimal tax theory to tax policy. It comments on some policy recommendations of the Mirrlees Review, and builds on the authors work on public economics, optimal tax theory, behavioural public economics, and income inequality. The book explains in depth the Mirrlees model and presents various extensions of it.0
Studies in the theory of optimal income taxation by Matti Tuomala( Book )
11 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
Optimal nonlinear income taxation for the alleviation of poverty by S. M. Ravi Kanbur( Book )
15 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Non-welfarist optimal taxation and behavioral public economics presented at CESifo Venice Summer Institute, Workshop on Behavioral Public Economics, July 2004 by S. M. Ravi Kanbur( Book )
8 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Research in behavioral economics has uncovered the widespread phenomenon of people making decisions against their own good intentions. In these situations, the government might want to intervene, indeed individuals might want the government to intervene, to induce behavior that is closer to what individuals wish they were doing. The analysis of such corrective interventions, through taxes and subsidies, might be called "behavioral public economics". However, such analysis, where the government has an objective function that is different from that of individuals, is not new in public economics. In these cases the government is said to be "non-welfarist? in its objectives, and there is a long tradition of nonwelfarist welfare economics, especially the analysis of optimal taxation and subsidy policy where the outcomes of individual behavior are evaluated using a preference function different from the one that generated the outcomes. The object of this paper is to first of all present a unified view of the non-welfarist optimal taxation literature and, secondly, to present behavioral public economics as a natural special case of this general framework
Pareto efficiency, mixed taxation and the provision of public goods by J. S. S Edwards( Book )
5 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
On optimal income taxation with heterogenous work preferences by Ritva Tarkiainen( Book )
5 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Julkistalous by Matti Tuomala( Book )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in Finnish and held by 5 libraries worldwide
On the trends over time in the degree of concentration of wealth in Finland by Matti Tuomala( Book )
3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Labor supply and targeting in poverty alleviation programs by S. M. Ravi Kanbur( Book )
3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Optimal taxation and public provision for poverty reduction by S. M. Ravi Kanbur( file )
5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
The existing literature on optimal taxation typically assumes there exists a capacity to implement complex tax schemes, which is not necessarily the case for many developing countries. We examine the determinants of optimal redistributive policies in the context of a developing country that can only implement linear tax policies due to administrative reasons. Further, the reduction of poverty is typically the expressed goal of such countries, and this feature is also taken into account in our model. We derive the optimality conditions for linear income taxation, commodity taxation, and public provision of private and public goods for the poverty minimization case, and compare the results to those derived under a general welfarist objective function. We also study the implications of informality on optimal redistributive policies for such countries, and comment on the potential for minimum wage regulation. The exercise reveals nontrivial differences in optimal tax rules under the different assumptions. The derived formulae also capture the sufficient statistics that the governments need to pay attention to when designing poverty alleviation policies
Non-linear utility pricing and targeting the poor by S. M. Ravi Kanbur( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Relativity, inequality and optimal nonlinear income taxation by S. M. Ravi Kanbur( Computer File )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
On the distributional incidence of an increase of the indirect taxation by Matti Tuomala( Book )
2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Shifts between direct and indirect taxation : a framework for the evaluation of their effects by Matti Tuomala( Book )
2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Varallisuuden jakautuminen ja koostumus Suomessa 1981 : verotusarvojen mukainen varallisuus by Jukka Pekkarinen( Book )
2 editions published in 1985 in Finnish and held by 2 libraries worldwide
On optimal non-linear taxation and public good provision in overlapping generations economy by Jukka Pirttilä( Book )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Tiivistelmä
Optimaalisesta tuloverotuksesta - On the optimal income taxation by Matti Tuomala( Book )
2 editions published in 1980 in Finnish and English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Inherent inequality and the optimal graduation of marginal tax rates by S. M. Ravi Kanbur( Book )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Utility interdependence and optimal redistribution by Matti Tuomala( Book )
2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
 
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Tuomala, M.
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Finnish (6)
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