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...

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Main Author: Bingley, Paul
Lundborg, Petter
Vincent Lyk-Jensen, Stéphanie
Format: Publication
Language: English
Place of publication: Bonn: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) 21.03.2014
Data of publication: 2014-03-21
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Dewey Decimal Classification: 330
Discipline: Economics
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Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: OpenAIRE (Open Access)
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