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A contribution to the pure theory of taxation

by R. Guesnerie

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Taxation.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRoger Guesnerie.
    Series[Econometric Society monographs ;, 25], Econometric Society monographs ;, no. 25.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHJ2305 .G84 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 299 p. :
    Number of Pages299
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1078592M
    ISBN 100521236894
    LC Control Number94001872

    Ibn Khaldun's theory of taxation has been considered one of his most important contributions to economic thought. In the Muqaddimah, he relates the theory of taxation with the government expenditure and argued for low tax rate so that incentive to work is not killed and taxes are paid happily. According to him, at the beginning of a dynasty, taxation yields a large revenue from small. Op timal Taxation in Theory and Practice The Harvard community has made this article openly available. Please share how this access benefits you. Your story matters Citation Mankiw, N. Gregory, Matthew Charles Weinzierl, and Danny Ferris Yagan. Optimal taxation in theory and practice. Journal of Economic Perspectives 23(4):

    Stacy’s average tax rate is % ($9,/$51,) while her marginal tax rate will be 25%. Her marginal tax rate is 25% because if she earns one more $1 it would be taxed at the 25% bracket. Now we can see how marginal tax rate can affect decisions to work and to contribute to charity.   Keynesian Taxation Theory. The initiator of the Keynesian taxation theory was John Keynes, who exposed its main principles in his book “The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money,” in which he advocated state interventions in the processes of market economy ing to Keynes, fast economic development must be based on a market expansion .

    Salanié deserves great credit for presenting the fundamental theory of taxation and its application in a concise and accessible form. Progressing from the basics of tax incidence, through optimal taxation to current policy debates, this book is suitable for a wide audience ranging from advanced undergraduate to beginning graduate students. 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.


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The character of pure theory, deduction from received first principles, attaches not only to the incidence of taxes, which has been considered in the preceding paragraphs, but also—in a minor degree, doubtless—to the distribution of the fiscal burden among the.

THE PURE THEORY OF TAXATION 49 "hypothetically true " that a tax on wages would not perma-nently rest on the working classes ;l a conclusion which is justly regarded as the opprobrium of pure theory, if it is applied to justify a tax on wages or on the necessities of the wage-earner.

A CONTRIBUTION TO THE THEORY OF TAXATION TILE problem I propose to tackle is this: a given revenue is to be raised by proportionate taxes on some or all uses of income, the taxes on different uses being possibly at different rates; how should these rates be adjusted in order that the decrement of.

Downloadable. We analyze a general equilibrium model with search frictions and differentiated commodities. Because of the many differentiated commodities, barter is difficult because it requires a double coincidence of wants, and this provides a medium of exchange role for fiat money.

We prove the existence of equilibrium with valued fiat money and show it is robust to certain changes in the. Richard W. Tresch, in Public Finance (Third Edition), Classical versus Newer Tax Theory. In From Optimal Tax Theory to Tax Policy: Retrospective and Prospective Views, Robin Boadway makes a useful distinction between the older “classical” tax theory and the newer tax theory.

7 The classical theory operates under the assumption of perfect information and assumes the government has a.

The economists have put forward many theories or principles of taxation at different times to guide the state as to how justice or equity in taxation can be achieved. The main theories or principles in brief, are: (i) Benefit Theory: According to this theory, the state should levy taxes on individuals according to the benefit conferred on them.

J.E. Meade, The Meade Report on the Structure and Reform of Direct Taxation (London: George Allen & Unwin for the Institute of Fiscal Studies, ). Google Scholar R. Musgrave and P. Musgrave, Public Finance in Theory and Practice, (New York: McGraw-Hill, ). An early categorization of taxation principles, which is still influential up to the present day, stems from Adam Smith’s book of about the “Wealth of nations”.

(Smith) For our research project, especially Book V is of importance. There he explains in part I that the sovereign/commonwealth. Book Description: The Theory of Taxation and Public Economicspresents a unified conceptual framework for analyzing taxation--the first to be systematically developed in several 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.

MAJURA Ibrahim W.,- LL.B. The University of Dodoma 1 THEORIES OF TAXATION Tax or taxation is a compulsory contribution to the state revenue, levied by the government on personal income and business profits or added to the cost of some goods, services and transactions, at fixed rate mostly proportionate to the amount on which the contribution is levied 1.

Paul Samuelson was one of the most influential economists of the 20th century and was awarded the Nobel Prize in Samuelson was the author of. The other major principle of taxation is that the burden of tax should be distributed ingly, equity or fairness is further highlighted by two principles: the ability-to-pay principle and the benefits principle.

The ability-to-pay principle holds the idea that the amount of taxes that people pay should be based on their ability to pay. Microeconomics of Taxation. This note provides a basic framework of public finance at the microeconomic level, starting from a general theory of taxation on commodity, income and corporate profits and then extending issues of tax evasion and compliance, and tax reform.

This book concisely addresses the principles and theories behind taxation in an accessible and internationally relevant way.

It encourages readers to think through and develop an understanding of why taxation is imposed, the different means by which it is imposed and the nature of the problems inherent in this imposition. a pure consumption tax system.9 In this brief paper, I will discuss the history behind each theory and demonstrate an application of the theory.

It should be noted that while it is critical to understand these three theories in establishing a pure income tax system, complying with them may not be feasible or desirable in all cases.William Vickrey and james mirrlees shared the Nobel Prize in economics “for their fundamental contributions to the economic theory of incentives under asymmetric information.” One of the most important economic principles is that incentives affect people’s behavior.

It is also true that government officials virtually never know as much about the people their policies [ ]. If equal sacrifice is to hold over the whole range of taxable incomes, if this property is preserved under re-indexing, and if tax rates do not exceed percent, then the tax schedule must either be flat, or strictly progressive and of form t=x-[xAP]'/P where p is negative, 1-p is the degree of relative risk aversion, and A is a parameter.