Optimal Taxation with Workforce: The Role of Bunching

Economics

Speaker:Craig Brett, University of Warwick
Date: Friday 19 May 2000
Time: 16:15
Location: Room 106 Streatam Court

Further details

This paper explores the use of workfare as part of the optimal tax mix. When agents have preferences that are quasi-linear in leisure, unproductive workfare is optimal only if it is optimal for taxpayers of different types to be bunched at the optimum.