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Steuern die Steuern Unternehmensentscheidungen?

  • Corneo, Giacomo

I discuss the theoretical and empirical underpinnings of recent and announced tax policy of the German government. In contrast to a popular view, I argue that German tax policy should focus less on growth and unemployment. Today, the central tasks of tax policy should be to stabilize fiscal revenue and promote income equalization.

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Paper provided by Free University Berlin, School of Business & Economics in its series Discussion Papers with number 2005/3.

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Date of creation: 2005
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