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Myopia and the effects of social security and capital taxation on labor supply

Louis Kaplow

Myopia and the effects of social security and capital taxation on labor supply

by Louis Kaplow

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Published by Harvard Law School in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementLouis Kaplow.
SeriesDiscussion paper -- no. 555, Discussion paper (John M. Olin Center for Law, Economics, and Business : Online) -- no. 555.
ContributionsJohn M. Olin Center for Law, Economics, and Business.
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LC ClassificationsK487.E3
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
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Open LibraryOL16251352M
LC Control Number2007615657

If the labor supply curve is nearly vertical, a tax on labor The Social Security tax is a tax on a. labor. b. earnings during retirement. c. capital. d. consumption expenditures. a. labor. Tommy's Tires operates in a perfectly competitive market. If tires sell for $50 each and average total cost per tire is . How the Supply of Labor Responds to Changes in Fiscal Policy In choosing how much to work, people respond to substitution and income effects that push the labor sup-ply in the same direction. For example, if a new benefit that macroeconomic variables such as the labor supply and the size of the capital stock match the amounts in the U.S.

Social Security benefits are taxed under a complex regime that raises marginal effective tax rates by up to 85 percent, which could discourage the labor supply of older workers and affect the decision to claim benefits. Using a nonparametric graphical methodology, this paper investigates whether older taxpayers reduce income to avoid the tax. While previous research found that the labor supply. Taxation and Social Security A. Redistribution 1. Labor Income Tax Comparison 2. Lifetime Income 3. Intergenerational Redistribution 4. Redistribution across Family Types B. Forced Savings 1. Myopia a. Myopic labor supply b. Nonmyopic labor supply 2. Samaritan’s Dilemma 3. Liquidity Constraints.

Introduction Theeffectoftaxesonlaborsupplyintroducesinterestingquestions ineconomictheory,econometrics,hegreatest shareoffederaltaxrevenues. The Effect of Income Taxation on Labor Supply in the United States Robert K. Triest ABSTRACT The effect of income taxation on the labor supply of prime age married men and women in the United States is examined using econometric methods similar to those used in the influential work of Jerry Hausman. Male labor supply is found to be rela-.


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Myopia and the effects of social security and capital taxation on labor supply by Louis Kaplow Download PDF EPUB FB2

Myopia is increasingly believed to be a significant determinant of behavior and also plays a central role in justifications for social security and policies toward the taxation of capital.

It is important, however, to account for labor supply effects, particularly in light of the preexisting distortion due to. with myopia, social security has qualitatively different effects than those of a tax levied on top of an existing tax.

Both social security and capital taxation may cause labor supply to rise or fall when individuals are myopic, depending on the curvature of individuals’ utility as a function of consumption.

Get this from a library. Myopia and the effects of social security and capital taxation on labor supply. [Louis Kaplow; National Bureau of Economic Research.]. Both social security and capital taxation may cause labor supply to rise or fall when individuals are myopic, depending on the curvature of individuals’ utility as a function of consumption.

Moreover, whatever is the sign of these effects under one assumption about how. Get this from a library. Myopia and the effects of social security and capital taxation on labor supply. [Louis Kaplow; National Bureau of Economic Research.] -- Myopia is increasingly believed to be a significant determinant of behavior and also plays a central role in justifications for social security and policies toward the taxation of capital.

Downloadable. Myopia is increasingly believed to be a significant determinant of behavior and also plays a central role in justifications for social security and policies toward the taxation of capital.

It is important, however, to account for labor supply effects, particularly in. Both social security and capital taxation may cause labor supply to rise or fall when individuals are myopic, depending on the curvature of individuals’ utility as a function of : Louis Kaplow.

Both social security and capital taxation may cause labor supply to rise or fall when individuals are myopic, depending on the curvature of individuals' utility as a function of consumption. Moreover, whatever is the sign of these effects under one assumption about how myopia relates to labor supply decisions, the sign is reversed under the.

Capital subsidies and forced savings have the same labor supply effects when individuals are myopic, and targeted savings was imagined to have one or another effect without regard to what policy implemented a particular target.

Kaplow, Louis. “Myopia and the Effects of Social Security and Capital Taxation on Labor Supply. THE EffEcTs of THE TaxaTion of social sEcuriTy BEnEfiTs on oldEr workErs’ incomE and claiming dEcisions Leonard E.

Burman, Norma B. Coe, Kevin Pierce, and Liu Tian Social Security benefits are taxed under a complex regime that raises marginal effective tax rates by up to 85 percent, which could discourage the labor supply. Myopia and the Effects of Social Security and Capital Taxation on Labor Supply, National Tax Journal, vol.

68, (). [Olin Center WP] Government Policy and Labor Supply with Myopic or Targeted Savings Decisions, in Tax Policy and the Economy, vol.

29 (Brown, ed.; NBER and University of Chicago Press, ), pp. "Myopia and the Effects of Social Security and Capital Taxation on Labor Supply," NBER Working PapersNational Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

Fullerton, Don, " Reconciling Recent Estimates of the Marginal Welfare Cost of Taxation," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol.

81(1), pagesMarch. Third, I set the early, normal, and the maximum retirement ages in the model to T e = 37, T n = 41, and T m = 45, which correspond to the actual ages of 62, 66, and 70 in the U.S.

Based on when a household starts collecting Social Security benefits, there is a permanent adjustment in the base is an early retirement penalty of 25%, 20%, %, or % if collection begins at age Both social security and capital taxation may cause labor supply to rise or fall when individuals are myopic, depending on the curvature of individuals’ utility as a function of consumption.

The effect of a tax on labor supply depends on the elasticity of labor supply B. It depends on normative questions such as how much to tax or how much government intervention is necessary C. The effect of a tax on labor supply depends on the amount of deadweight loss created by the tax D.

All of the above. Social Security benefits are taxed under a complex regime that raises marginal effective tax rates by up to 85 percent, which could discourage the labor supply of older workers and affect the decision to claim benefits.

Using a nonparametric graphical methodology, this paper investigates whether older taxpayers reduce income to avoid the tax.

THE LABOR SUPPLY EFFECTS OF THE SOCIAL SECURITY EARNINGS TEST Leora Friedberg* Abstract-The Social Security earnings test taxes away benefits at a 33%% rate once earnings pass a threshold amount.

I investigate the response to three past changes in the earnings test rules, each applying to some age groups and not others.

Despite numerous empirical studies, there is surprisingly little agreement about whether the Social Security earnings test affects male labor supply.

In this paper, we provide a comprehensive analysis of the labor supply effects of the earnings test using longitudinal administrative earnings data and more commonly used survey data. welfare services in presence of the demographic changes is to enhance labor supply at all possible margins.

Two important instruments for policy makers to affect labor supply in old ages are financial incentives and the design of the social insurance system. The first three papers in this thesis regard the performance of social insurance pro.

The Effect of Tax Changes on Labor Supply in CBO’s Microsimulation Tax Model Introduction Changes in tax policy can influence the economy, and those economic effects in turn can affect the federal bud-get.

Determining the macroeconomic impact of tax poli-cies is a. This policy brief analyzes the effects on taxpayers and Social Security beneficiaries of either eliminating the taxable maximum (tax max) for Social Security or raising it to a level so that 90 percent of all Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance (OASDI)–covered earnings would be subject to the payroll both scenarios it is possible to either calculate benefits based on the.Social Security retirement test on the labor supply of older workers.

Virtually all of this research indicates that the effect is probably small and that eliminating the test would have a minor impact on the work activity of older Americans. There are several reasons for this conclusion.Book Review: Double Dividend: Environmental Taxes and Fiscal Reform in the United States by Dale W.

Jorgenson, Richard J. Goettle, Mun S. Ho, and Peter J. Wilcoxen (Mit Press,Cambridge, Ma, Pages) pp. Charles L. Ballard. Vol issue 1, Myopia and the Effects of Social Security and Capital Taxation on Labor Supply pp.