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Taxation and unemployment: an applied general equilibrium approach

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  • Bohringer, Christoph
  • Boeters, Stefan
  • Feil, Michael

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We present an applied general equilibrium modelling approach to analyse employment and unemployment effects of labour tax cuts in an economy where wages are determined through firm-union bargaining at the sectoral level. In such a labour market regime, simulations for Germany show that labour tax policies can make only a small contribution to alleviating the problem of persistent unemployment.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Economic Modelling.

Volume (Year): 22 (2005)
Issue (Month): 1 (January)
Pages: 81-108

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