Poverty alleviation in a welfarist framework of optimal linear income taxation

Zoli Mariangela
CEIS Working Papers
This paper develops a framework that allows to treat the typically ”non welfarist” goal of poverty alleviation as a ”welfarist” one. Such result is obtained by adopting a censored social welfare function, in which only variations in incomes below the pove
Number: 234
Date: Monday, May 1, 2006
Revision Date: Monday, May 1, 2006