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Handbook of Public Economics, Vol. 5 by Emmanuel Saez, Martin Feldstein, Raj Chetty, Alan J. Auerbach

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Index

A

Actual tax systems
accounting methods, 414
benefit principles, 460–461
characteristics, 446
first order approximation, 398–399
individual incomes, 395–396
of OECD countries, 394–395
policy debates, 446
vs. optimal tax system, 407, 459
Administration and compliance, 52, 54
Adverse selection
vs. advantageous selection, 125–127
annuity markets, 132
defined, 128
equilibrium, 118
evidence of, 131–134
key feature, 119, 121
marginal cost, 120
policy analysis, 123, 185
private market and, 140–141, 168–169, 176
tax subsidies, 121
testing, assymmetric information, 128
underinsurance and, 120
welfare costs of, 115, 120–122, 134, 138
Agglomeration
advantages, 301
capital base, 301–302
economies, 206–207, 216–217, 244
stock effects, 301
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