The Laffer curve for high incomes

An expression for the Laffer curve for high incomes is derived, assuming a constant Pareto parameter and elasticity of taxable income. The peak of this Laffer curve is given by the well-known Saez (2001) expression. Microsimulations using Swedish population data show that the simulated curve matches...

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Volume: 711
Main Author: Lundberg, Jacob
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: Luxembourg Luxembourg Income Study (LIS) 2017
published in: LIS Working Paper Series Vol. 711
Data of publication: 2017
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: EconStor
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