Now showing items 1-4 of 4
Complex dynamics and elementary economic theory
(Lincoln University. Commerce Division., 1999-09)
Contrary to the view that complex dynamical systems are curiosities at a safe distance from core tenets of economics, it is shown that they undermine a few fundamental constructs and models. The long run macroeconomic ...
Congestion and the sale of pizzas : a theorem on home delivery
(Lincoln University. Commerce Division., 1997-09)
Recently the pricing problem of a monopolist producing several different qualities of a product has received some attention in the literature. Mussa and Rosen (1978) studied the optimal product mix of a monopolist producing ...
Corruption, tax evasion and the Laffer curve
(Lincoln University. Commerce Division., 1996-04)
In a corrupt tax administration a rise in tax rate sets about complicated strategic decision moves by both tax payers as also tax administrators. It is shown that in some circumstances, this may bring about a Laffer like ...
Audit hierarchy in a corrupt administration
(Lincoln University. Commerce Division., 1998-08)
The present work addresses both issues in the context of income tax evasion. About the first it proves a rather strong result, namely that if rewards are related to the evasion detected by an auditor, then (i) no level of ...