Excess Baggage: Measuring Air Transportation’s Fiscal Burden
AbstractThe federal government should ensure that Canada’s air transportation industry is taxed on a level playing field with other modes of travel, such as bus or rail, and with its international counterparts. The result would be a more internationally competitive airline sector, able to serve Canadian air travelers more efficiently and cheaply.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by C.D. Howe Institute in its journal C.D. Howe Institute Commentary.
Volume (Year): (2007)
Issue (Month): 242 (February)
air transport taxation; airline regulation;
Find related papers by JEL classification:
- H25 - Public Economics - - Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue - - - Business Taxes and Subsidies
- L93 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Transportation and Utilities - - - Air Transportation
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