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Taxes And Economic Growth In Romania. A Var Approach

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  • Mihai Ioan MutaÅŸcu
  • Dan Constantin DănuleÅ£iu

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The paper analyzes the relationship between taxes and economic growth in the case of Romania in the period January 1999 - March 2010, using an unrestricted Vector Autoregression Model (VAR) based on the rate of dynamic taxation's level and the rate of dynamic economic growth. The relationship is questioned in both directions, namely with reference to the manner in which taxes affect economic growth, but also in terms of the influence that economic growth exerts on taxes in the case of Romania for the mentioned period. The results show that tax policy in Romania cannot be taken to extremes, and should be very carefully implemented because a large amount of factors can influence the results

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  • Mihai Ioan MutaÅŸcu & Dan Constantin DănuleÅ£iu, 2011. "Taxes And Economic Growth In Romania. A Var Approach," Annales Universitatis Apulensis Series Oeconomica, Faculty of Sciences, "1 Decembrie 1918" University, Alba Iulia, vol. 1(13), pages 1-10.
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    Keywords

    tax; growth; VAR analysis; impulse functions; effects;
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    JEL classification:

    • E62 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook - - - Fiscal Policy
    • H21 - Public Economics - - Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue - - - Efficiency; Optimal Taxation
    • O40 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity - - - General

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