Charles Barkley Articulates the Benefit Principle

There are various versions of the benefit principle of taxation. One is the James Buchanan/Knut Wicksell version, which says that to get unanimous agreement for a government expenditure, you need to have people pay an amount in taxes that is less than the benefit they perceive. That’s not what former NBA player Charles Barkley articulates … Continue reading Charles Barkley Articulates the Benefit Principle