From Edgeworth to Vickrey to Mirriees : The Vickrey Lecture

@inproceedings{Boskin2000FromET,
  title={From Edgeworth to Vickrey to Mirriees : The Vickrey Lecture},
  author={Michael J. Boskin},
  year={2000}
}
William Vickrey's Agenda for Progressive taxation is perhaps his best-known work. It stands roughly half way between Edgeworth and Mirrlees, both historically and intellectually. Edgeworth argued that the optimal tax (and transfer) system equalized incomes by taxing above-average incomes at 100 percent and transferring the proceeds to those below average… CONTINUE READING