Social Choice and Welfare

, Volume 5, Issue 2–3, pp 223–226 | Cite as

Distributional implications of equal sacrifice rules

  • W. Buchholz
  • W. F. Richter
  • J. Schwaiger


A conclusive story can be made out of equal absolute and equal proportional sacrifice rules if only income after some poll tax of equal total revenue is taken as basis for distributional comparisons.


Economic Theory Total Revenue Distributional Comparison Distributional Implication Equal Sacrifice 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • W. Buchholz
    • 1
  • W. F. Richter
    • 2
  • J. Schwaiger
    • 3
  1. 1.University of TübingenTübingenFederal Republic of Germany
  2. 2.Lehrstuhl VWL IIUniversität DortmundDortmundFederal Republic of Germany
  3. 3.University of GrazGrazAustria

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