Taxation and political stability
AbstractThe present study is, in particular, an attempt to test the relationship between tax level and political stability by using some economic control variables and to see the relationship among government effectiveness, corruption, and GDP. For the purpose, we used the GMM (1991) and GMM system (1998), using a country-level panel data from 112 countries for the period 1997 to 2010. The main results show that political stability is not the key for the tax policy, under the control of political regime durability the taxes as percent in GDP having consistent sinusoidal tendency, by cubic type.
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Date of creation: Jul 2011
Date of revision: Feb 2012
Taxation; Political Stability; Connection; Effects; GMM and GMM system;
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- B1 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - History of Economic Thought through 1925
- B4 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - Economic Methodology
- H5 - Public Economics - - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies
- H2 - Public Economics - - Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue
- H23 - Public Economics - - Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue - - - Externalities; Redistributive Effects; Environmental Taxes and Subsidies
- C1 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General
- D70 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - General
- C14 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Semiparametric and Nonparametric Methods: General
- C23 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Models with Panel Data; Spatio-temporal Models
- B16 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - History of Economic Thought through 1925 - - - Quantitative and Mathematical
- D72 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - Political Processes: Rent-seeking, Lobbying, Elections, Legislatures, and Voting Behavior
- H3 - Public Economics - - Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents
- B41 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - Economic Methodology - - - Economic Methodology
- C2 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables
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- NEP-ACC-2012-03-08 (Accounting & Auditing)
- NEP-ALL-2012-03-08 (All new papers)
- NEP-PBE-2012-03-08 (Public Economics)
- NEP-POL-2012-03-08 (Positive Political Economics)
- NEP-PUB-2012-03-08 (Public Finance)
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