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Konrad, Kai A. (December 1999): Privacy, time consistent optimal labor income taxation and education policy. IZA Discussion Papers
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Incomplete information is a commitment device for time consistency problems. In the context of time consistent labor income taxation privacy can lead to a Pareto superior outcome and increases the effectiveness of public education as a second best policy.