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Sacrifice and efficiency of the income tax schedule
(Fundação Getulio Vargas. Escola de Pós-graduação em Economia, 2011-11)
We investigate the efficiency of equal sacrifice tax schedules in an economy which primitives are exactly those in Mirrlees (1971): a continuum of individuals with identical preferences defined over consumption and leisure ...
Inflation targeting and the sacrifice ratio
(Fundação Getúlio Vargas, 2008)
In this paper we show that economies that adopted the inflation targeting (IT) regime have been able to "disinflate" less costly. The effect of IT on the sacrifice ratio is not only statistically significant, but also ...
Inflation Targeting Matters: Evidence from OECD Economies` Sacrifice Ratios
(WILEY-BLACKWELL PUBLISHING, INC, 2009)
Using data from OECD economies, we show that inflation targeters suffered smaller output losses during disinflations when compared to nontargeters. We also study why some countries choose to inflation target while others ...
Frozen mummies from Andean mountaintop shrines: bioarchaeology and ethnohistory of Inca human sacrifice
(Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2015)
This study will focus on frozen mummies of sacrificial victims from mounts Llullaillaco (6739 m), Quehuar (6130 m), El Toro (6160 m), and the Aconcagua massif. These finds provide bioarchaeological data from mountaintop ...
Michel Graulich, Le sacrifice humaine chez les Azt¨ques
(Instituto de Investigaciones Históricas, 2009)