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Effectiveness of Tax Incentives on Innovation Technology in the European Union


  • Aura Emanuela Domil

    () (University of the West, Timisoara)

  • Ionel Bostan

    () („Stefan cel Mare” University of Suceava)


Increasing research and development activities, especially in the private sector, it is possible through tax incentives for companies witch unfold research and development activities. A tax incentive represents an important determined in innovative behavior. For designing and measuring public support to research and development activities it is often not sufficient to focus only on tax rate effects of research and development activities , tax incentives and the design of a tax incentive must be in accordance with the framing tax system in order to be effective. Though this research is revealed that the tax incentives brings no increase innovation.

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  • Aura Emanuela Domil & Ionel Bostan, 2012. "Effectiveness of Tax Incentives on Innovation Technology in the European Union," Ovidius University Annals, Economic Sciences Series, Ovidius University of Constantza, Faculty of Economic Sciences, vol. 0(1), pages 189-191, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:ovi:oviste:v:xii:y:2012:i:12:p:189-191

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    innovation; tax incentives; research and development;

    JEL classification:

    • E62 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook - - - Fiscal Policy
    • O32 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights - - - Management of Technological Innovation and R&D


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