Title

(1) Intro to Tax Incidence Analysis

Topic Category

Tax Incidence

Publication Date

2011

Keywords

Tax Burden, Tax Incidence, Who Bears the Burden

Abstract

This provides an introduction and overview to tax incidence analysis: who bears the burden of taxation. Various types of taxes are identified, and the nature of an excise tax is explained because it will be used in subsequent analysis.

Run Time

3:51

Primary Discipline

Microeconomics

Skills Delivered

Ability to explain the "incidence" concept. Ability to distinguish and explain the difference between income, ad valorem, and excise taxes.

Rigor Level

2000

Prerequisites

None



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