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Corporate Taxation and Investment: A Synthesis of the Neo-Classical Theory


  • Robin Boadway


This paper presents a synthesis of the way that corporation income tax influences the capital accumulation decision of a dynamic neoclassical firm. Relative and absolute prices for capital goods are allowed to change, adjustment costs are considered, investment tax incentives are investigated, and various ways of determining the debt issue by the firm are considered.
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  • Robin Boadway, 1980. "Corporate Taxation and Investment: A Synthesis of the Neo-Classical Theory," Canadian Journal of Economics, Canadian Economics Association, vol. 13(2), pages 250-267, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:cje:issued:v:13:y:1980:i:2:p:250-67

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