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### Interaction of redistributive taxes, monetary policy and the growth rate

While studying macroeconomics, interaction with taxes are not seen to importantly. I am though interested in an interaction with redistributive taxes (such as the income or the inheritance tax rate), ...
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### How do increasing tax rate helps control inflation? [closed]

Also, do the opposite that is lowering tax rate controls deflation?
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### Is there a mathematical relationship between availability of land and real estate prices?

I’ve seen politicians, activists, think tanks etc proposing a (kind of) land value/property tax for ending speculative land hoarding. They say that builders hoard land and create artificial scarcity ...
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### How do I convert (this OECD data of) median disposable income to pre-tax income?

I want to convert the "Median disposable income (current prices)" found in the link below to Median pre-tax income (current prices). How do I do so? Are there for example any appropriate ...
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### How does demand curve for labor change when there is a proportional payroll tax on employer

In the textbook "Borjas, G.J. Labor economics." (Boston, Mass.; London: Irwin/McGraw-Hill, 2009) fifth edition [ISBN 9780070172708]. Below is a screenshot of the example of payroll tax of 1 ...
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### World Bank and OECD statistics unmatch tax revenue as % of GDP

I have been looking for statistics on tax revenue to GDP ratio of different countries. I've found it on World Bank website. https://data.worldbank.org/indicator/GC.TAX.TOTL.GD.ZS?view=chart which ...
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Problem Given demand $D(p)=A-ap$, and $A,a>0$ and a fixed price $0<p_1<A/a$ by some company. My solution so far CS is \$CS=\int_{p}^{A/a}D(p)dp=\int_{p}^{A/a}(A-ap)dp=\frac{1}{2a}(A-ap)^2=\...
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### Raise/Lower Seller Fees on Platform - Expected Seller Behaviour?

Say there is a marketplace company that facilitates buy/sell of digital content (i.e. marginal cost = 0). And that content is somewhat substitutable but not completely so. As an example, for a ...
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### What is the term for requiring taxes/regulatory changes to be above a certain threshold to overcome organisational communication barriers

Help remembering the specific term for the following would be very much appreciated! The following: When a government implements a tax/regulation that is too low in stringency, the new policy may not ...
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### How do tax payers have to pay for the tax deductions someone else receives due to a charitable donation?

"A USD 1,000 donation from a donor in the highest tax bracket costs that donor only USD 604. The federal government kicks in the remaining USD 396 in the form of a reduction in taxes", ...
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### What quasi-experimental/econometric technique can I use to measure the impact of a policy using longtitudinal tax data?

I have two cohorts of workers with very similar characteristics (e.g. same demographic profile, skill level, industry) that were laid off at different points in time. Say one group was laid off ...
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### From MMT viewpoint, how do taxes make sense?

I understand this part of MMT: From 100 USD that the Fed prints, the state can get back (or destroy) 10 - 90 USD back in taxes. But what is the effect of taxes on the economy: A household buys food ...
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### What are the economic disadvantages of a single payer system in the USA?

To me, medicare for all seems like a no-brainer economically. The money individuals, local and state governments pay into insurance premiums, deductibles and medical costs... we simply redirect that ...
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### Replacing Value-added Tax with more Income Tax

What would be the effect on the economy if all VAT / sales tax was removed, but income tax was increased to compensate so that the government has no change in income?
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### Why do we have VAT on (most) services?

My knowledge of economics is quite limited, but as far as I understand, the "added value" which is taxed by value-added tax refers to the difference in the cost of production and the cost in the store....
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### Do the republican tax cuts cost more than forgiving student loan debt?

It is alleged by this article in the Guardian that the republican tax cuts cost more money than the total student loan debt bubble. The accuracy of this claim was briefly discussed in this post via ...
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### Name for a tax that captures all goods and services produced?

Is there a name for a consumption tax that basically captures the GDP (all goods and services produced in the nation)?