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Alexander Tabarrok

Works Published inEssays in Political EconomyQuarterly Journal of Austrian EconomicsThe Free MarketReview of Austrian Economics, Volumes 1-10Austrian Economics Newsletter

Alexander Tabarrok is a Canadian-American economist and co-author of the economics blog, Marginal Revolution. He is a professor at George Mason University and a fellow at the school's Mercatus Center. In addition, Tabarrok is director of research for the Oakland, California based  think tank the Independent Institute.

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Death Taxes: Theory, History, and Ethics

Taxes and SpendingInterventionism

07/20/2005Essays in Political Economy
When the state intervenes in family inheritance process, it increases its coffers at the expense of the smooth operation of family, society, and economy.
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deathtax_4.pdf

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Subjective Value Theory: A Reformulation

SubjectivismValue and Exchange

07/20/2005Austrian Economics Newsletter
Volume 12, Number 1 (Fall 1990) The method of Austrian economics stresses the use of words and concepts rather than mathematics, but, unlike mathematics, words and concepts change their meaning through time. That f '(x) < 0 implies a negatively sloping curve was as clear. to Newton as it is...
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aen12_1_1_6.pdf

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The Preferred Tax Type: Comment on Herbener

Taxes and Spending

07/20/2005Review of Austrian Economics, Volumes 1-10
A standard theorem in neoclassical public finance holds that income taxes are preferred to equal revenue excise taxes. Herbener (1988) rejects this theorem.
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R52_5_4.pdf

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Equality and the Death Tax

Taxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

09/01/1997The Free Market
At last, the Republican Congress has proposed cutting death taxes. It wants the exemption to be raised from $600,000 to $1 million. Not bad for a start. But if Congress is serious about reducing the tax, the rate should immediately index the exemption to the inflation rate. If the inflation of the...

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Review of Capitalism: A Complete and lntearated Understandino of the Nature and Value of Human Economic Life

03/24/1997Review of Austrian Economics, Volumes 1-10
The Review of Austrian Economics , Volume 10, Number 2 (1997)
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RAE10_2_8.pdf

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