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Supply-Side Tax Policy
			: Its Relevance to Developing Countries

Supply-Side Tax Policy : Its Relevance to Developing Countries »

Series: Books

Author(s): Ved Gandhi , Liam Ebrill , Parthasarathi Shome , Luis Manas Anton , Jitendra Modi , Fernando Sanchez-Ugarte , and George Mackenzie

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1987

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9780939934911.071

ISBN: 9780939934911

Keywords: tax evasion, tax incentives, taxation, tax rates, tax system

Written by Ved P. Gandhi, Liam P. Ebrill, George A. Mackenzie, Luis Mañas-Antón, Jitendra R. Modi, Somchai Richupan, Fernando Sanchez-Ugarte, and Parthasarathi Shome, this book contains 12 articles. It examines the...

1 Relevance of Supply-Side Tax Policy to Developing Countries A Summary

1 Relevance of Supply-Side Tax Policy to Developing Countries A Summary »

Source: Supply-Side Tax Policy : Its Relevance to Developing Countries

Series: Books

Author(s): Ved Gandhi , Liam Ebrill , Parthasarathi Shome , Luis Manas Anton , Jitendra Modi , Fernando Sanchez-Ugarte , and George Mackenzie

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1987

ISBN: 9780939934911

Keywords: tax evasion, tax incentives, taxation, tax rates, tax system

Within the short span of a few years, “supply-side economics” has come to be considered in some quarters to be the “new” economics that is most relevant to policymaking for solving the economic problems of t...

2 A Simple Model of the Effects of Income Tax Rate Reductions on Economic Growth and Aggregate Supply

2 A Simple Model of the Effects of Income Tax Rate Reductions on Economic Growth and Aggregate Supply »

Source: Supply-Side Tax Policy : Its Relevance to Developing Countries

Series: Books

Author(s): Ved Gandhi , Liam Ebrill , Parthasarathi Shome , Luis Manas Anton , Jitendra Modi , Fernando Sanchez-Ugarte , and George Mackenzie

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1987

ISBN: 9780939934911

Keywords: tax evasion, tax incentives, taxation, tax rates, tax system

Both mainstream neoclassical economists and popular supply-side writers have in recent years espoused the view that labor supply, investment, and savings may be a good deal more sensitive to their after-tax...

3 Are Labor Supply, Savings, and Investment Price-Sensitive in Developing Countries? A Survey of the Empirical Literature

3 Are Labor Supply, Savings, and Investment Price-Sensitive in Developing Countries? A Survey of the Empirical Literature »

Source: Supply-Side Tax Policy : Its Relevance to Developing Countries

Series: Books

Author(s): Ved Gandhi , Liam Ebrill , Parthasarathi Shome , Luis Manas Anton , Jitendra Modi , Fernando Sanchez-Ugarte , and George Mackenzie

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1987

ISBN: 9780939934911

Keywords: tax evasion, tax incentives, taxation, tax rates, tax system

This chapter aims to summarize the available empirical estimates of the impact of a number of direct tax instruments on labor supply, investment, and savings in developing countries with a view to determinin...

4 Optimal Taxation of Financial Savings in Developing Countries Relevance of Supply-Side Tax Policies

4 Optimal Taxation of Financial Savings in Developing Countries Relevance of Supply-Side Tax Policies »

Source: Supply-Side Tax Policy : Its Relevance to Developing Countries

Series: Books

Author(s): Ved Gandhi , Liam Ebrill , Parthasarathi Shome , Luis Manas Anton , Jitendra Modi , Fernando Sanchez-Ugarte , and George Mackenzie

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1987

ISBN: 9780939934911

Keywords: tax evasion, tax incentives, taxation, tax rates, tax system

This chapter evaluates, for the case of developing countries, the potential impact of supply-side proposals for stimulating savings. Some supply-side economists argue, in the contex...

5 Income Taxes and Investment Some Empirical Relationships for Developing Countries

5 Income Taxes and Investment Some Empirical Relationships for Developing Countries »

Source: Supply-Side Tax Policy : Its Relevance to Developing Countries

Series: Books

Author(s): Ved Gandhi , Liam Ebrill , Parthasarathi Shome , Luis Manas Anton , Jitendra Modi , Fernando Sanchez-Ugarte , and George Mackenzie

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1987

ISBN: 9780939934911

Keywords: tax evasion, tax incentives, taxation, tax rates, tax system

There has been growing interest in the issue of how supply-side policies might be used to affect the growth rates of developing countries. In particular, it has been suggested that taxes may well be powerful...

6 Determinants of Income Tax Evasion Role of Tax Rates, Shape of Tax Schedules, and Other Factors

6 Determinants of Income Tax Evasion Role of Tax Rates, Shape of Tax Schedules, and Other Factors »

Source: Supply-Side Tax Policy : Its Relevance to Developing Countries

Series: Books

Author(s): Ved Gandhi , Liam Ebrill , Parthasarathi Shome , Luis Manas Anton , Jitendra Modi , Fernando Sanchez-Ugarte , and George Mackenzie

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1987

ISBN: 9780939934911

Keywords: tax evasion, tax incentives, taxation, tax rates, tax system

Supply-side tax policy is based on the presumption that high rates of income tax and more progressive income tax rate schedules encourage income tax evasion and therefore the lowering of tax rates and the pr...

7 Evidence on the Laffer Curve The Cases of Jamaica and India

7 Evidence on the Laffer Curve The Cases of Jamaica and India »

Source: Supply-Side Tax Policy : Its Relevance to Developing Countries

Series: Books

Author(s): Ved Gandhi , Liam Ebrill , Parthasarathi Shome , Luis Manas Anton , Jitendra Modi , Fernando Sanchez-Ugarte , and George Mackenzie

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1987

ISBN: 9780939934911

Keywords: tax evasion, tax incentives, taxation, tax rates, tax system

This chapter evaluates the appropriateness of the tax reform proposals advocated by the so-called popular supply-side approach to economic policy in developing countries. The particular focus here is on the...

8 Relationship Between Income Tax Ratios and Growth Rates in Developing Countries A Cross-Country Analysis

8 Relationship Between Income Tax Ratios and Growth Rates in Developing Countries A Cross-Country Analysis »

Source: Supply-Side Tax Policy : Its Relevance to Developing Countries

Series: Books

Author(s): Ved Gandhi , Liam Ebrill , Parthasarathi Shome , Luis Manas Anton , Jitendra Modi , Fernando Sanchez-Ugarte , and George Mackenzie

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1987

ISBN: 9780939934911

Keywords: tax evasion, tax incentives, taxation, tax rates, tax system

This chapter presents some empirical evidence on the interrelationship between output growth and the reliance of the tax system on income taxes in developing countries, using cross-country and pooled cross-c...

9 Tax Structure for Efficiency and Supply-Side Economics in Developing Countries

9 Tax Structure for Efficiency and Supply-Side Economics in Developing Countries »

Source: Supply-Side Tax Policy : Its Relevance to Developing Countries

Series: Books

Author(s): Ved Gandhi , Liam Ebrill , Parthasarathi Shome , Luis Manas Anton , Jitendra Modi , Fernando Sanchez-Ugarte , and George Mackenzie

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1987

ISBN: 9780939934911

Keywords: tax evasion, tax incentives, taxation, tax rates, tax system

Supply-side economists stress minimizing the distortions that taxes, in general, and high and progressive taxes, in particular, inject into market decisions and believe that reforming the tax structures, in...