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Higher Education and Progressive Taxation Equity, Efficiency and Majority Voting

Higher Education and Progressive Taxation Equity, Efficiency and Majority Voting Examines, using a simple model, the choice of appropriatecontributions of taxes and fees used to finance higher education. Atwoperiod model is developed in which individuals in cohort invest inhigher education in the first period, and the interdependences betweeneducational choice and the tax system are considered. The implicationsof majority voting and the maximization of a social welfare function,allowing for a tradeoff between equity and efficiency, are examined inprogressive and proportional tax systems. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Economic Studies Emerald Publishing

Higher Education and Progressive Taxation Equity, Efficiency and Majority Voting

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0144-3585
DOI
10.1108/01443589210021406
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Abstract

Examines, using a simple model, the choice of appropriatecontributions of taxes and fees used to finance higher education. Atwoperiod model is developed in which individuals in cohort invest inhigher education in the first period, and the interdependences betweeneducational choice and the tax system are considered. The implicationsof majority voting and the maximization of a social welfare function,allowing for a tradeoff between equity and efficiency, are examined inprogressive and proportional tax systems.

Journal

Journal of Economic StudiesEmerald Publishing

Published: Apr 1, 1992

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