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Measuring the Degree of Progression

  • Andreas Pfingsten
Part of the Studies in Contemporary Economics book series (CONTEMPORARY, volume 20)

Abstract

In the preceding chapter, we have presented a preliminary definition of a progressive tax system. Once there is agreement that a tax is progressive, it may and certainly should be asked how progressive it is. In order to formally address this problem, we present some notation first which will be used throughout this monograph.

Keywords

Preliminary Definition Preceding Chapter Income Scale Average Rate Progression Lorenz Domination 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Andreas Pfingsten
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  1. 1.Institut für Wirtschaftstheorie und Operations ResearchUniversität KarlsruheKarlsruheGermany

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