Socially-E¢cient Tax Reforms¤

  • Jean-Yves Duclosy, Paul Makdissizand, Quentin Wodonx
  • Published 2001


Policies that change prices a¤ect consumer and producer welfare, and there are many such policies. Policy analysts must routinely assess their impact on poverty and social welfare. An important di¢culty in such assessments is the dependence of the results on the exact properties of the social welfare or poverty indices, as well as on the precise estimates… (More)