Optimal Redistributive Taxation with both Labor Supply and Labor Demand Responses

This paper characterizes the optimal redistributive tax schedule in a matching unemployment framework where (voluntary) nonparticipation and (involuntary) un- employment are endogenous. The optimal employment tax rate is given by an inverse employment elasticity rule. This rule depends on the global...

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Main Author: Van der Linden, Bruno
Lehmann, Etienne
Jacquet, Laurence Michèle
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: 2012
Related: THEMA (THéorie Economique, Modélisation et Applications), Université de Cergy-Pontoise
Data of publication: 2012
Series: THEMA Working Papers
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: RePEc
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