The Theory of Taxation and Public Economics / Edition 1

The Theory of Taxation and Public Economics / Edition 1

by Louis Kaplow
     
 

ISBN-10: 0691130779

ISBN-13: 9780691130774

Pub. Date: 06/23/2008

Publisher: Princeton University Press

The Theory of Taxation and Public Economics presents a unified conceptual framework for analyzing taxation - the first to be systematically developed in several decades. An original treatment of the subject rather than a textbook synthesis, the book contains new analysis that generates novel results, including some that overturn long-standing conventional wisdom. This…  See more details below

Overview

The Theory of Taxation and Public Economics presents a unified conceptual framework for analyzing taxation - the first to be systematically developed in several decades. An original treatment of the subject rather than a textbook synthesis, the book contains new analysis that generates novel results, including some that overturn long-standing conventional wisdom. This fresh approach should change thinking, research, and teaching for decades to come.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780691130774
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Publication date:
06/23/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction 1

Pt. I Framework

2 An Integrated View 13

3 The Social Objective 35

Pt. II Optimal Taxation

4 Optimal Income Taxation 53

5 Elaboration and Extensions 80

6 Income and Commodity Taxation 122

Pt. III Government Expenditures

7 Transfer Payments 151

8 Goods and Services 179

Pt. IV Additional Aspects of Taxation

9 Taxation of Capital 221

10 Taxation of Transfers 249

11 Taxation and Social Security 275

12 Taxation of Families 315

Pt. V Distributive Justice and Social Welfare

13 Welfare 347

14 Social Welfare Function 370

15 Other Normative Criteria 391

16 Conclusion 407

References 417

Index 455

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >