The Theory of Optimal Taxation: What is the Policy Relevance?

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The Theory of Optimal Taxation : What is the Policy Relevance? / Sørensen, Peter Birch.

Cph. : Economic Policy Research Unit. Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen, 2006.

Publikation: Working paperForskning

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Sørensen, PB 2006 'The Theory of Optimal Taxation: What is the Policy Relevance?' Economic Policy Research Unit. Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen, Cph.

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Sørensen, P. B. (2006). The Theory of Optimal Taxation: What is the Policy Relevance? Cph.: Economic Policy Research Unit. Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen.

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Sørensen PB. The Theory of Optimal Taxation: What is the Policy Relevance? Cph.: Economic Policy Research Unit. Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen. 2006.

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Sørensen, Peter Birch. / The Theory of Optimal Taxation : What is the Policy Relevance?. Cph. : Economic Policy Research Unit. Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen, 2006.

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