Paul L. Caron

Monday, January 14, 2019

Leviner Presents Public Opinion And Tax Justice Today At Hebrew University

Leviner (2018)Sagit Leviner (Ono Academic College, Israel) presents In the Eye of the Beholder: Public Opinion on Tax Justice at the Hebrew University Faculty of Law today as part of its Tax Law Colloquium Series:

The tax system is one of the most influential of civic institutions of our time. Taxes often detract at least one third of our income and they present an immediate and consequential effect with respect to a broad array of actions we make daily, when we choose to get married, have kids, go to college, or buy a loaf of bread. And, even though tax cuts and reforms are accordingly appealing to many people, it is worth taking time to ponder over the consequences of such cuts and reforms.

This essay addresses the issue of fairness in taxation and how the tax system is perceived desirable not from a purely academic or theoretical perspective, but rather from a public opinion prism.

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Interesting, but might get more public opinion from this blog's readers with a longer summary in English. (All but that quoted abstract seems in Hebrew only.)

Posted by: Anand Desai | Jan 14, 2019 3:10:53 PM

Google Translate to the rescue.

Download the pdf from SSRN, visit, click "Documents," upload the pdf you want to translate.

It works very well.

Posted by: Yoor Wilkomen | Jan 15, 2019 8:31:38 PM