Federal Tax Reform

Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1950. First edition. Octavo (22 cm). Rust cloth boards with gilt titling to spine; x, 161 pp.; dust jacket. One of two posthumous publications by the influential libertarian economist, Henry C. Simons, following his death from an overdose of sleeping pills in 1946. These linked essays were written by Simons in 1943/44 and outline his proposed post-WWII tax policy. Simons was a notable influence on the Chicago School of Economics and along with Robert M. Haig developed a measure of economic income known as the Haig-Simons model. This copy owned by Federal Reserve Board Member, John A. Frechtling, with his signature to ffep. An about Fine copy in a VG, price-clipped dust jacket, which is slightly edgeworn with a browned spine. An uncommon title in commerce with only a few ex-library, or otherwise uncollectible, copies floating around. Item #03372

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