Fiscal union in Europe? Redistributive and stabilizing effects of a European tax-benefit system and fiscal equalization mechanism

The current debt crisis has given rise to a debate concerning deeper fiscal integration in Europe. The view is widespread that moving towards a 'fiscal union' would have stabilizing effects in case of macroeconomic shocks. We study the economic effects of introducing two elements of a fisc...

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Volume: 28
Main Author: Olivier Bargain
Mathias Dolls
Clemens Fuest
Dirk Neumann
Andreas Peichl
Nico Pestel
Sebastian Siegloch
Paola Conconi
Guillaume Plantin
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: OXFORD Blackwell Publishing 01.07.2013
Oxford University Press (OUP)
published in: Economic policy Vol. 28; no. 75; pp. 375 - 422
Data of publication: 20130701
ISSN: 0266-4658
EISSN: 1468-0327
Discipline: Economics
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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