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dc.contributor.authorStrecker, Noraen_US
dc.contributor.authorEgger, Peteren_US
dc.contributor.authorRadulescu, Doinaen_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-09-04T08:16:06Z-
dc.date.available2012-09-04T08:16:06Z-
dc.date.issued2012en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/62086-
dc.description.abstractProfit taxes are widely acknowledged to influence the location of firms' headquarters. This paper sheds light on the role of aspects of labor taxation for the international location of headquarters. We construct a unique data set of effective labor taxes in 120 countries and use data on the location of 35,206 firms to analyze the impact of labor income tax rates, the progressivity of the income tax schedule, and social security contributions on firms' decisions where to locate their headquarters. The findings suggest that both a higher progressivity of the tax system and higher (employee- and employer-borne) social security contributions negatively influence a country's attractiveness for headquarters location. A one percentage point increase in a country's average labor income tax rate reduces its probability to be chosen as the headquarters location for the average firm by about 1.2 percentage points.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherZBW - Deutsche Zentralbibliothek für Wirtschaftswissenschaften, Leibniz-Informationszentrum Wirtschaft Kiel und Hamburgen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesBeiträge zur Jahrestagung des Vereins für Socialpolitik 2012: Neue Wege und Herausforderungen für den Arbeitsmarkt des 21. Jahrhunderts - Session: Multinational Taxation D11-V1en_US
dc.subject.jelH24en_US
dc.subject.jelC25en_US
dc.subject.jelH22en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.titleEffective Labor Taxation and the International Location of Headquartersen_US
dc.typeConference Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn73147175X-
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US
dc.identifier.repecRePEc:zbw:vfsc12:62086-
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