Tall people make more money compared to short people, and Harvard economics professor Greg Mankiw argues they should be taxed accordingly.
Should the income tax system include a tax credit for short taxpayers and a tax surcharge for tall ones? This paper shows that the standard utilitarian framework for tax policy analysis answers this question in the affirmative.
I say we already are. Big and tall clothes sometimes cost more than average height clothes. Make sure you read the full PDF of the paper. Very tongue-in-cheek. For the record, I’m 6’6”.