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Taxation and Economic Growth

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  • Engen, Eric M.
  • Skinner, Jonathan

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Considers the impact of major tax reform (a cut in tax rates) on long-term growth rate. Examines the historical record of the U.S. economy, growth rates of other countries, and evidence from micro-level studies to conclude that tax rate cuts would have modest effects.

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  • Engen, Eric M. & Skinner, Jonathan, 1996. "Taxation and Economic Growth," National Tax Journal, National Tax Association;National Tax Journal, vol. 49(4), pages 617-642, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:ntj:journl:v:49:y:1996:i:4:p:617-42
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