Tax Policy and Investment
AbstractIn this paper, we summarize recent advances in the study of effects of tax policy on the fixed investment decisions of firms. We attempt to identify consensus where it has been achieved and to highlight important unresolved issues. In addition, we discuss the implications of recent findings for the analysis of policy options, and discuss arguments for and against long-run tax policy that favors business investment spending.
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Date of creation: Jul 1996
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Publication status: published as Fiscal Policy: Lessons from Economic Research, Auerbach, Alan, ed., Cambridge: MIT Press, 1997.
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- H3 - Public Economics - - Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents
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- Auerbach, Alan J. & Hassett, Kevin, 1992.
"Tax policy and business fixed investment in the United States,"
Journal of Public Economics,
Elsevier, vol. 47(2), pages 141-170, March.
- Alan J. Auerbach & Kevin Hassett, 1991. "Tax Policy and Business Fixed Investment in the United States," NBER Working Papers 3619, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
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