Title

(3) The Effect of Relative Price Elasticities on the Distribution of the Tax Burden

Topic Category

Tax Incidence

Publication Date

2011

Keywords

Price Elasticity, Tax Burden, Tax Incidence

Abstract

This demonstrates how the relative price elasticities of supply and demand affect the distribution of the tax burden between buyers and sellers.

Run Time

12:23

Primary Discipline

Microeconomics

Skills Delivered

Ability to explain how price elasticity of supply and demand influences the distribution of an excise tax burden. Ability to demonstrate this with the standard market model.

Rigor Level

2000

Prerequisites

Previous Tax Incidence Videos

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