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Taxation and Economic Growth

  • Engen, Eric M.
  • Skinner, Jonathan

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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Volume (Year): 49 (1996)
Issue (Month): 4 (December)
Pages: 617-42

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