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How Effective is the European Union's Savings Tax Directive? Evidence from Four EU Member States

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Postprint. Please cite as: Rixen, Thomas and Peter Schwarz (2012) How effective is the European Union's savings tax directive? Evidence from four EU member states. Journal of Common Market Studies, 50(1), 151-168. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-5965.2011.02213.x

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  • Rixen, Thomas & Schwarz, Peter, 2011. "How Effective is the European Union's Savings Tax Directive? Evidence from Four EU Member States," SocArXiv x3rhq, Center for Open Science.
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