Strategic fiscal policies in Europe: Why does the labour wedge matter?

Most European countries suffer from a structural weakness in employment and competitiveness. Can an optimal tax system reinforce European countries in this respect? In this paper, we show that fiscal competition can be a welfare improving second best solution if the labour wedge is sufficiently larg...

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Volume: 91
Main Author: Langot, François
Lemoine, Matthieu
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Trade
Academic
Place of publication: AMSTERDAM Elsevier B.V 01.01.2017
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Elsevier Science Publishers
published in: European economic review Vol. 91; pp. 15 - 29
ORCID: 0000-0003-3423-6903
Data of publication: January 2017
ISSN: 0014-2921
1873-572X
EISSN: 1873-572X
Discipline: Economics
Subjects:
D51
F42
H21
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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