Higher Education Financing and Income Redistribution
17 Pages Posted: 21 Aug 2001
Date Written: August 2001
This paper considers an optimal income tax cum higher education policy. It shows that in the presence of an optimal income tax system higher education should be taxed rather than subsidized. Furthermore, income taxes should become less progressive when an optimal higher education policy is introduced.
JEL Classification: H21, I22
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