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Valeria Merlo

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First Name:Valeria
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Last Name:Merlo
RePEc Short-ID:pme313
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Wirtschaftswissenschaftlichen Fakultät
Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen

Tübingen, Germany
RePEc:edi:wftuede (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Matthias Fahn & Valeria Merlo & Georg Wamser, 2017. "Relational Contracts, the Cost of Enforcing Formal Contracts, and Capital Structure Choice - Theory and Evidence," CESifo Working Paper Series 6562, CESifo.
  2. Jordi Jofre-Monseny & Simon Loretz & Valeria Merlo & Daniel J. Wilson, 2016. "Taxation, multinationals and foreign direct investment / Tributación, multinacionales e inversión extranjera directa / Tributació, multinacionals i inversió estrangera directa," IEB Reports ieb_report_2_2016, Institut d'Economia de Barcelona (IEB).
  3. Valeria Merlo & Nadine Riedel & Georg Wamser, 2015. "The Impact of Thin Capitalization Rules on the Location of Multinational Firms' Foreign Affiliates," CESifo Working Paper Series 5449, CESifo.
  4. Peter Egger & Valeria Merlo & Georg Wamser, 2014. "Unobserved Tax Avoidance and the Tax Elasticity of FDI," CESifo Working Paper Series 4921, CESifo.
  5. Matthias Fahn & Valeria Merlo & Georg Wamser, 2014. "The Commitment Role of Equity Financing," CESifo Working Paper Series 4841, CESifo.
  6. Peter Egger & Valeria Merlo & Martin Ruf & Georg Wamser, 2012. "Consequences of the New UK Tax Exemption System: Evidence from Micro-level Data," CESifo Working Paper Series 3942, CESifo.
  7. Peter Egger & Christian Keuschnigg & Valeria Merlo & Georg Wamser, 2012. "Corporate Taxes and Internal Borrowing within Multinational Firms," Working Papers 1221, Oxford University Centre for Business Taxation.
  8. Egger, Peter & Keuschnigg, Christian & Merlo, Valeria & Wamser, Georg, 2011. "Corporate Taxes, Internal Borrowing, and the Lending Capacity within Multinational Firms," Economics Working Paper Series 1142, University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science.
  9. Egger, Peter & Wamser, Georg & Fahn, Matthias & Merlo, Valeria, 2011. "On the Genesis of Multinational Foreign Affiliate Networks," CEPR Discussion Papers 8536, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  10. Merlo, Valeria, 2011. "Essays on the impact of international taxation and bilateral treaties on multinational firm activity," Munich Dissertations in Economics 13824, University of Munich, Department of Economics.
  11. Sascha Becker & Peter Egger & Valeria Merlo & Sascha O. Becker, 2009. "How Low Business Tax Rates Attract Multinational Headquarters: Municipality-Level Evidence from Germany," CESifo Working Paper Series 2517, CESifo.


  1. Simon Bösenberg & Peter H. Egger & Valeria Merlo & Georg Wamser, 2018. "Measuring The Interdependence Of Multinational Firms' Foreign Investments," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 56(2), pages 1064-1088, April.
  2. Peter Egger & Valeria Merlo & Georg Wamser, 2017. "Cross-country Services Versus Manufacturing Activity of Multinational Firms in Response to Services Versus Goods Policy," The World Economy, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 40(3), pages 490-498, March.
  3. Peter Egger & Valeria Merlo & Martin Ruf & Georg Wamser, 2015. "Consequences of the New UK Tax Exemption System: Evidence from Micro‐level Data," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 125(589), pages 1764-1789, December.
  4. Egger, Peter H. & Merlo, Valeria & Wamser, Georg, 2014. "Unobserved tax avoidance and the tax elasticity of FDI," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 108(C), pages 1-18.
  5. Egger, Peter & Fahn, Matthias & Merlo, Valeria & Wamser, Georg, 2014. "On the genesis of multinational foreign affiliate networks," European Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 65(C), pages 136-163.
  6. Peter Egger & Christian Keuschnigg & Valeria Merlo & Georg Wamser, 2014. "Corporate Taxes and Internal Borrowing within Multinational Firms," American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, American Economic Association, vol. 6(2), pages 54-93, May.
  7. Peter Egger & Valeria Merlo, 2012. "BITs Bite: An Anatomy of the Impact of Bilateral Investment Treaties on Multinational Firms," Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 114(4), pages 1240-1266, December.
  8. Becker, Sascha O. & Egger, Peter H. & Merlo, Valeria, 2012. "How low business tax rates attract MNE activity: Municipality-level evidence from Germany," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 96(9-10), pages 698-711.
  9. Peter Egger & Valeria Merlo, 2011. "Statutory Corporate Tax Rates and Double-Taxation Treaties as Determinants of Multinational Firm Activity," FinanzArchiv: Public Finance Analysis, Mohr Siebeck, Tübingen, vol. 67(2), pages 145-170, June.
  10. Peter Egger & Valeria Merlo, 2007. "The Impact of Bilateral Investment Treaties on FDI Dynamics," The World Economy, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 30(10), pages 1536-1549, October.


  1. Peter Egger & Christian Keuschnigg & Valeria Merlo & Georg Wamser, 2012. "Corporate Taxes and Internal Borrowing within Multinational Firms," NBER Chapters, in: Business Taxation (Trans-Atlantic Public Economics Seminar), National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

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NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 9 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-ACC: Accounting and Auditing (3) 2011-11-14 2012-09-30 2017-11-05
  2. NEP-INT: International Trade (3) 2011-08-22 2016-11-06 2017-09-03
  3. NEP-CTA: Contract Theory and Applications (2) 2017-07-16 2017-11-05
  4. NEP-CSE: Economics of Strategic Management (1) 2011-08-22
  5. NEP-EEC: European Economics (1) 2009-01-03
  6. NEP-GTH: Game Theory (1) 2017-09-03
  7. NEP-MAC: Macroeconomics (1) 2017-09-03
  8. NEP-MIC: Microeconomics (1) 2017-07-16
  9. NEP-NET: Network Economics (1) 2011-08-22
  10. NEP-PBE: Public Economics (1) 2009-01-03
  11. NEP-SBM: Small Business Management (1) 2017-11-05
  12. NEP-URE: Urban and Real Estate Economics (1) 2009-01-03


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