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dc.contributor.authorHange, Ulrichen_US
dc.date.accessioned2008-07-22en_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-07-28T08:31:13Z-
dc.date.available2009-07-28T08:31:13Z-
dc.date.issued2008en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/26383-
dc.description.abstractIn this paper we investigate the effects of tax competition in a simple endogenous growth model with elastic labor supply. Our analysis focuses on two issues. First, we show that all taxes, i.e. on capital, labor, and consumption, are harmful for growth. Second, we derive the optimal tax policy. A regional government chooses an inefficiently low tax rate on mobile capital in the presence of tax competition. In contrast, the tax rates on labor income and consumption are always set in order not to distort the consumption-leisure choice.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aCenter for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute (CESifo) |cMunichen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aCESifo working paper|x2338en_US
dc.subject.jelH21en_US
dc.subject.jelH7en_US
dc.subject.jelO23en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordTax competitionen_US
dc.subject.keywordendogenous growthen_US
dc.subject.keywordelastic laboren_US
dc.subject.stwSteuerwettbewerben_US
dc.subject.stwNeue Wachstumstheorieen_US
dc.subject.stwArbeitsangeboten_US
dc.subject.stwElastizitäten_US
dc.subject.stwOptimale Besteuerungen_US
dc.subject.stwTheorieen_US
dc.titleTax competition, elastic labor supply, and growthen_US
dc.type|aWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn572268920en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-

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