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Outsourcing and optimal nonlinear taxation: A note

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  • Aronsson, Thomas
  • Koskela, Erkki

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This paper concerns optimal taxation and outsourcing. If the government has a direct instrument for taxing outsourcing, the policy rules for marginal income taxation remain as in the standard model. Otherwise, outsourcing contributes to a more progressive income tax structure.

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  • Aronsson, Thomas & Koskela, Erkki, 2009. "Outsourcing and optimal nonlinear taxation: A note," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 102(2), pages 135-137, February.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:ecolet:v:102:y:2009:i:2:p:135-137
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    1. Aronsson, Thomas & Koskela, Erkki, 2011. "Redistributive income taxation, outsourcing and foreign direct investment," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 110(2), pages 86-89, February.
    2. Thomas Aronsson & Erkki Koskela, 2010. "Redistributive Income Taxation under Outsourcing and Foreign Direct Investment," CESifo Working Paper Series 3051, CESifo Group Munich.
    3. Marek Potkany & Renata Stasiak-Betlejewska & Robert Kovac & Milos Gejdos, 2016. "OUTSOURCING IN CONTIDIONS OF SMEs – THE POTENTIAL FOR COST SAVINGS," Polish Journal of Management Studies, Czestochowa Technical University, Department of Management, vol. 13(1), pages 145-156, June.
    4. Aronsson, Thomas & Koskela, Erkki, 2009. "Outsourcing, Public Input Provision and Policy Cooperation," IZA Discussion Papers 4662, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
    5. Thomas Aronsson & Erkki Koskela, 2009. "Outsourcing, Public Input Provision and Policy Cooperation," CESifo Working Paper Series 2886, CESifo Group Munich.
    6. Thomas Aronsson & Erkki Koskela, 2009. "Optimal Income Taxation, Outsourcing and Policy Cooperation in a Dynamic Economy," CESifo Working Paper Series 2776, CESifo Group Munich.
    7. Aronsson, Thomas & Koskela, Erkki, 2009. "Optimal Redistributive Taxation and Provision of Public Input Goods in an Economy with Outsourcing and Unemployment," IZA Discussion Papers 4196, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).

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