Efficiency enhancing taxation in two-sided markets
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This paper examines the efficient provision of goods in two-sided markets and characterizes optimal specific and ad-valorem taxes. We show that (i) a monopoly may have too high output compared to the social optimum; (ii) output may be reduced by imposing negative value-added taxes (subsidy) or positive specific taxes.
PublisherNorwegian School of Economics and Business Administration. Department of Finance and Management Science