Agglomeration, tax competition, and fiscal equalization
AbstractThis paper analyzes the impact of fiscal equalization on asymmetric tax competition when positive agglomeration externalities are present. It shows that equalization of standardized tax revenue improves the spatial allocation of capital provided that agglomeration externalities are sufficiently strong.
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Length: 15 pages
Date of creation: 2009
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Agglomeration; tax competition; fiscal equalization.;
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- Matthias Wrede, 2008. "Agglomeration, tax competition, and fiscal equalization," MAGKS Papers on Economics 200818, Philipps-Universität Marburg, Faculty of Business Administration and Economics, Department of Economics (Volkswirtschaftliche Abteilung).
- R12 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics - - - Size and Spatial Distributions of Regional Economic Activity; Interregional Trade (economic geography)
- H71 - Public Economics - - State and Local Government; Intergovernmental Relations - - - State and Local Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue
- H73 - Public Economics - - State and Local Government; Intergovernmental Relations - - - Interjurisdictional Differentials and Their Effects
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ACC-2009-04-18 (Accounting & Auditing)
- NEP-ALL-2009-04-18 (All new papers)
- NEP-GEO-2009-04-18 (Economic Geography)
- NEP-PBE-2009-04-18 (Public Economics)
- NEP-URE-2009-04-18 (Urban & Real Estate Economics)
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