Signing distortions in optimal tax or other adverse selection models with random participation

We develop a methodology to sign output distortions in the random participation framework. We apply our method to monopoly nonlinear pricing problem, to the regulatory monopoly problem and mainly to the optimal income tax problem. In the latter framework, individuals are heterogeneous across two uno...

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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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