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 fiscal union:...

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Main Author: Bargain, Olivier
Dolls, Mathias
Fuest, Clemens
Neumann, Dirk
Peichl, Andreas
Pestel, Nico
Siegloch, Sebastian
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: Gower Publishing Co. Ltd 2013
published in: Economic Policy
Data of publication: 2013
ISSN: 1468-0327
EISSN: 1468-0327
Discipline: Economics
Bibliography: Accès interdit
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: Université Catholique de Louvain Institutional Repository DIAL
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