Effective tax rates for two taxpayers with the same nominal incomes.
The tax elasticity of supply measures the:
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Response of employers to a change in the tax rate.
Response of workers to a change in the tax rate.
Change in the amount of taxes workers must pay when tax rates change.
Response of workers to a change in prices.
A mathematical summary of inequality based on the Lorenz curve is known as the:
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Okun coefficient.
Gini coefficient.
Income distribution share.
Lorenz coefficient.
Market failure exists whenever:
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The government intervenes in the market.
Government intervention makes the situation worse.

The market generates a suboptimal outcome.
Income distribution is unequal.
With a flat tax:
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Vertical inequities cannot occur.
The government's ability to change the mix of output is increased.
Everyone pays the same amount of absolute tax.
Decisions are based on economic considerations rather than tax incentives.
Assume that the marginal tax rate is 10% for the first $10,000 of income, 20% for income
between $10,000 and $40,000, and 30% for any income over $40,000. If Aaron has taxable
income equal to $60,000 for 2007, what is his tax bill?
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$15,000
$6,000
$13,000
$18,000
If a greater portion of income is distributed to those in the highest income quintile, the:
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Line of equality sags below the Lorenz curve.
Gini coefficient is less than zero.
Lorenz curve sags below the diagonal line of absolute equality.
Lorenz curve is a straight line.
The taxation principle that says people with higher incomes should pay more in taxes than those
with lower incomes is called:
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Horizontal equity.
Vertical equity.
A regressive tax system.
A flat tax system.
A tax elasticity of supply equal to zero would indicate:
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Employers would hire more workers if tax rates increased.
Employers would not hire any workers if tax rates increased.
Workers would not work at all if tax rates increased.