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Taxation, Economic Prosperity, and Distributive Justice

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ISBN-10: 0521685990

ISBN-13: 9780521685993

Edition: 2006

Authors: Ellen Frankel Paul, Jeffrey Paul, G. Tyler Miller, Fred D. Miller

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What constitutes a just tax system, and what are its moral foundations� Should a society's tax regime be designed to achieve a just distribution of wealth among its citizens, or should such a regime be designed to promote economic growth, rising standards of living, and increasing levels of employment� Are these two goals compatible or incompatible� Why should justice not require, or at least lead to, an increase in general prosperity� The essays in this volume examine the history of tax policies and the normative principles that have informed the selection of various types of taxes and tax regimes; economic data to discover which tax policies lead to economic growth; particular theories of…    
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List price: $27.99
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 8/14/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 316
Size: 6.02" wide x 8.98" long x 0.63" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

G. Tyler Miller has written 62 textbooks for introductory courses in environmental science, basic ecology, energy, and environmental chemistry. Since 1975, Miller's books have been the most widely used textbooks for environmental science in the United States and throughout the world. They have been used by almost three million students and have been translated into eight languages. Miller has a professional background in chemistry, physics, and ecology. He has a PhD from the University of Virginia and has received two honorary doctoral degrees for his contributions to environmental education. He taught college for 20 years, developed one of the nation's first environmental studies programs,…    

Introduction
Acknowledgments
Contributors
Social Philosophy and Tax Regimes in the United States, 1763 to the Present
The Impact of Tax Policy on Economic Growth, Income Distribution, and Allocation of Taxes
Taxes, Growth, Equity, and Welfare
The Consequences of Taxation
Justice: A Conservative View
Non-Absolute Rights and Libertarian Taxation
Taxation, the Private Law, and Distributive Justice
The Uneasy Case for Capital Taxation
Households and the Fiscal System
Taxation, the State, and the Community
Choice, Catallaxy, and Just Taxation: Contrasting Architectonics for Fiscal Theorizing
Government as Investor: Tax Policy and the State
Index