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The Economics of Location- Based Tax Incentives

From Ed Glaeser: Many local governments offer rich tax deals to firms to get these firms to come to their cities. In this brief essay, I review the economics of location-based tax incentives. I first address the positive economics of … Continue reading

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Can Lower Taxes Be Bought? The Role of Business Rent-Seeking

Robert Chirinko and Dan Wilson have a paper in which they estimate the economic value of $1 corporate donation in terms of lower corporate tax liabilities and find it is worth roughly $6.65. Abstract: The standard model of strategic tax competition assumes that … Continue reading

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