Journal Of The Econometric Society

An International Society for the Advancement of Economic
Theory in its Relation to Statistics and Mathematics

Edited by: Guido W. Imbens • Print ISSN: 0012-9682 • Online ISSN: 1468-0262

Econometrica: Jan, 1971, Volume 39, Issue 1

Marshallian External Economies and Optimal Tax-Subsidy Structure<35:MEEAOT>2.0.CO;2-D
p. 35-53

Masahiko Aoki

The problem of an optimal tax-subsidy scheme under which a socially optimal point is maintained through the competitive market mechanism in the presence of external economies of scale is discussed. The scheme is compared to the doctrine developed by Marshall, Pigou, Kahn, and Lerner.

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