Public Economics in Action: The Basic Income/Flat Tax Proposal

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Table of contents

  • The Lindahl Lectures ii
  • Title Page iii
  • Series Foreword v
  • Preface ix
  • Contents xi
  • List of Figures xii
  • List of Tables xiv
  • 1 - A First Look at the Issues 1
  • 2 - Optimum Flat Tax and Basic Income 24
  • Appendix: Alternative Special Case 44
  • 3 - Optimum Taxation, Differentiation, and Graduation 47
  • 4 - Liberty and Public Choice Theory 62
  • 5 - A Richer Model of the Labour Market 89
  • 6 - Tax-Benefit Models 109
  • 7 - Taxation and Work Incentives 130
  • 8 - Concluding Reflection: The Integration of Public Economics 154
  • References 157
  • Index 165
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