Betterment taxes, capital gains and benefit cost ratios
Coleman, A. & Grimes, A. (2010). Betterment taxes, capital gains and benefit cost ratios. Economics Letters, 109(1), 54-56.
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‘Betterment’ taxes can be used to fund infrastructure investments. We relate betterment taxes to the benefit: cost ratio, deriving conditions under which a project can be funded by such taxes, and relate betterment taxes also to a capital gains tax.
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