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    • Higher tax for top earners 

      FitzRoy, Felix; Jin, Jim (University of St Andrews, 2017-02) - Working or discussion paper
      The literature can justify increasing and decreasing marginal taxes (IMT & DMT) on top income under different social objectives and income distributions. Even if DMT are optimal, they are often politically infeasible. Then ...
    • Lower tax for minimum wage earners 

      FitzRoy, Felix; Jin, Jim (University of St Andrews, 2017-02) - Working or discussion paper
      We show that minimum wage earners should pay a lower tax than high earners. Though intuitive, this idea is not supported by the existing literature. The optimal maximin tax curve and two-band taxes are usually decreasing. ...
    • Taxation, unemployment and working time in models of economic growth 

      FitzRoy, Felix; Funke, Michael; Nolan, Michael A. (School of Economics and Finance, University of St Andrews., 2001-08) - Working or discussion paper
      This paper combines collective bargaining over wages and working time with models of endogenous and neoclassical growth. Public expenditure is funded by taxes on capital and labour supplied by infinitely-lived households ...
    • Welfare, growth and environment: a sceptical review of the skeptical environmentalist (Bjørn Lomborg, Cambridge University Press, 2001) 

      FitzRoy, Felix; Smith, Ian (School of Economics and Finance, University of St Andrews, 2002) - Working or discussion paper
      In his wide ranging attempt to review the literature on economic development and welfare in relation to the environment, Lomborg claims balance and objectivity, but actually presents a thoroughly misleading picture of ...