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Professor Paleveda's Paradox: When Higher Marginal Tax Rates Helped the Economy


Nicholas A. Paleveda


Northeastern University

November 22, 2011


Abstract:     
This paper reviews the time where higher marginal tax rates actually helped the economy. In some cases lowering the marginal tax rate, the economy did not improve. An optimal tax rate is also suggested.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 5

Keywords: Tax, economy

JEL Classification: K34

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Date posted: January 12, 2012  

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Paleveda, Nicholas A., Professor Paleveda's Paradox: When Higher Marginal Tax Rates Helped the Economy (November 22, 2011). Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1983369 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1983369

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Nicholas A. Paleveda (Contact Author)
Northeastern University ( email )
Boston, MA 02115
United States
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