Designing Efficient College and Tax Policies

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Sebastian Findeisen; Dominik Sachs;
  • Publisher: Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute (CESifo) Munich
  • Subject: college subsidies | optimal taxation, college subsidies, college enrollment, tax reforms | 330 Wirtschaft | H21 | H23 | I22 | I24 | I28 | optimal taxation | college enrollment | tax reforms
    • jel: jel:H21 | jel:I24 | jel:H23 | jel:I22 | jel:I28
      ddc: ddc:330

The total social benefits of college education exceed the private benefits because the government receives a share of the monetary returns in the form of income taxes. We study the policy implications of this fiscal externality in an optimal dynamic tax framework.... View more
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