Public Goods, Voting and Demographic Change CRISS Award

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Public Goods, Voting and Demographic Change CRISS Award

Published on March 18 2014


Dr. Katerina Koka (ECON) recently received a research grant from the Council for Research in the Social Sciences (CRISS) to study how a publicly supplied health care program arbitrates the impact of demographic change on voters' choices of labour and capital taxation. According to Dr. Koka, "The objective is to model the relationship between publically-provided health care expenditures and age-related preferences about the preferred mix of labour and capital taxes to fund them. The model can be then used to assess how this relationship may change over time as the age structure of the population changes." Please contact Dr. Koka for further details about this project.