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dc.contributor.authorLorz, Jens Oliveren_US
dc.contributor.authorStähler, Franken_US
dc.date.accessioned2011-06-30T15:06:24Z-
dc.date.available2011-06-30T15:06:24Z-
dc.date.issued1997en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/46942-
dc.description.abstractThis paper deals with the impact of international capital mobility on labor taxes and the size of the public sector. It employs a model of the labor market, where national trade unions arc able to set wages above the competitive level. In a closed economy, a higher labor tax raises wage demands of the unions and thus increases the distortion on the labor market. With perfect international capital mobility, competition between trade unions leads to full employment, irrespective of the labor tax rale. The distorting effect of the labor tax vanishes and governments arc able to increase the supplied quantity of public services to the first best level.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aKiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW) |cKielen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aKiel Working Papers |x824en_US
dc.subject.jelF20en_US
dc.subject.jelJ38en_US
dc.subject.jelJ51en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordCapital Mobilityen_US
dc.subject.keywordLabor Taxationen_US
dc.subject.stwKapitalmobilitäten_US
dc.subject.stwLohnsteueren_US
dc.subject.stwÖffentlicher Sektoren_US
dc.subject.stwLohnverhandlungenen_US
dc.subject.stwStandortwettbewerben_US
dc.subject.stwTheorieen_US
dc.titleWho is afraid of capital mobility? On labor taxation and the level of public services in an open economyen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US
dc.identifier.repecRePEc:zbw:ifwkwp:824-
dc.identifier.printppn258029056en_US

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