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The Laffer Curve in a Frictional Labor Market

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  • Zanetti Francesco

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    (University of Oxford)

This paper investigates whether labor market search frictions affect the long run responses of government revenues to changes in income taxes. The findings show that labor market parameters may significantly change the tax base and affect the reaction of government receipts in the long run.

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Volume (Year): 12 (2012)
Issue (Month): 1 (September)
Pages: 1-23

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