Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/75771
Authors: 
Aronsson, Thomas
Blomquist, Sören
Year of Publication: 
2001
Series/Report no.: 
CESifo Working Paper 458
Abstract: 
This paper addresses transboundary environmental problems in the context of an optimal tax problem, when part of the labor force is mobile across countries. The policy instruments include both commodity taxation and nonlinear income taxation. We show how the tax policy in a noncooperative equilibrium differs from that corresponding to a cooperative equilibrium. The results also indicate how a 'global policy maker' must act in order to make the national policy makers replicate the cooperative equilibrium.
Subjects: 
Transboundary externalities
fiscal federalism
optimal taxation
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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