Opportunity Cost and the Incidence of a Draft Lottery
Military conscription implicitly taxes draftees. Those who would have volunteered at the market wage may be forced to serve for lower wages, and those with higher opportunity costs may be forced to serve regardless, yet little is known about the distribution of this burden. We exploit the Danish dra...
Vincent Lyk-Jensen, Stéphanie
|Place of publication:||
Bonn Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) 2014
|published in:||IZA Discussion Paper Vol. 8057|
|Data of publication:||2014|
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