Wednesday, March 07, 2007

My article, Beyond the Pro-Consumption Tax Consensus

Readers may recall that I posted this article here. I have since rewritten it to make it, I hope, a lot more accessible and reader-friendly, as well as to make some of the conclusions a bit crisper and more general.

The piece has now been accepted by the Stanford Law Review. Joe Bankman will be writing a brief reply, reflecting that my article is in part a critique or response to his article in Stanford (co-authored by David Weisbach), entitled "The Superiority of an Ideal Consumption Tax Over an Ideal Income Tax."

My personal feeling is that the Bankman-Weisbach article significantly advanced the legal tax policy literature and that mine does as well.


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