Taxes, Saving and Inequality


How do we design tax systems that are robust to time consistency? An EJ special anniversary session started from Tony Atkinson and Agnar Sandmo''s seminal 1980 paper on the taxation of savings and went on to discuss modern developments in public finance. Here, Alan Auerbach talks about their work at the RES Conference 2015.

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The Economic Journal 125th Anniversary Special Issue is available for free here.