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Toying with Death and Taxes: Some Lessons from Down Under
The Economists' Voice (2006)
  • Joshua S Gans
  • Andrew Leigh, Australian National University
Abstract

Economists think many (most?) things are subject to incentives. The evidence from ''Down Under'' suggests that even the timing of death could vary with a repeal of estate taxes.

Keywords
  • estate tax,
  • incentives,
  • death timing
Publication Date
October, 2006
Citation Information
Joshua S Gans and Andrew Leigh. "Toying with Death and Taxes: Some Lessons from Down Under" The Economists' Voice Vol. 3 Iss. 6 (2006)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/joshuagans/4/