How Taxes Affect Economic Behavior

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Henry J. Aaron and Joseph A. Pechman
Introduction and Summary1
Labor Supply1
Private Business Investment4
Corporation Finance7
Stock Prices10
Capital Gains12
Housing15
Saving18
Charitable Contributions20
Concluding Observations23
Jerry A. Hausman
Labor Supply27
A Model of Labor Supply and Taxes29
The Econometrics of Labor Supply with Taxes38
Federal Income Taxes, State Income Taxes, and AFDC44
Estimation Results48
Appendix A: Mathematical Specification of Estimating Procedure65
Appendix B: Econometric Issues and Techniques67
Comments by Michael J. Boskin72
Comments by Gary Burtless76
Patric H. Hendershott and Sheng-Cheng Hu
Investment in Producers' Equipment85
The Determinants of Business Fixed Investment88
User Costs of Capital95
Empirical Estimates100
Summary114
Appendix: The Real User Cost of Capital117
Comments by Emil M. Sunley127

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