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Progressive Taxation: Applying Hayek’s Constraint. / Steele, Gerald.

In: The Political Quarterly, Vol. 82, No. 2, 04.2011, p. 222-230.

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Steele, Gerald. / Progressive Taxation: Applying Hayek’s Constraint. In: The Political Quarterly. 2011 ; Vol. 82, No. 2. pp. 222-230.

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