Taxation on Agglomeration
Recently, issues of international taxation have also been analysed from a New Economic Geography perspective. These discussions show that adding agglomerative forces can change the results considerably. In the paper, we introduce explicitly taxation and public expenditures into a Footloose Capital Model and investigate the local and global dynamic implications of such a public policy for industry agglomeration. It turns out that agglomeration can be highly sensitive wrt initial conditions and/or parameters and that these dynamic patterns are surprisingly robust wrt to the taxation principle.
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