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- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 94.99
Tax by Design identifies what makes a good tax system for an open developed economy in the 21st century and suggests how the UK tax system could be reformed to move in that direction. The recommendations stress the importance of neutrality and transparency in tax design. It draws on the expert evidence from the commissioned chapters and commentaries... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2008; US$ 28.95
Few people realize that one of the nations largest health programs runs through the tax system. Reformers of all stripes propose to modify current tax rules as part of larger programs to increase coverage and control costs. Is the current system working? Will tax-based reforms achieve their goals? Several of the nations foremost experts... more...
- World Bank Publications 2011; US$ 9.99
Small and medium enterprise (SME) support programs are a common feature of industrial policy in developing countries, but one whose effectiveness is not well known. Governments are motivated to support SMEs both because they make up the majority of industrial enterprises and contribute substantially to GDP, employment and earnings, and because SMEs... more...
- Lexington Books 2012; US$ 32.99
The Economics and Politics of High Speed Rail: Lessons from Experiences Abroad, by Daniel Albalate and Germą Bel, introduces the main questions policy makers and scholars should examine when considering and studying HSR implementation, with particular emphasis on the US?s recent interest in this technology and possible application in California. This... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00
Tax systems have changed considerably in the past three decades. These fundamental changes have been the result of economic globalization, new political stances, and also of developments in public finance thought. The chapters in this volume offer a critical review of those changes from the perspectives of tax theory, policy and tax administration... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 95.00
The goal of this edited volume is to take a hard, objective look at the many different aspects of taxing the hard-to-tax, as well as the many different approaches that have been employed around the world. In the developed and developing world, taxing certain kinds of activities, sectors, or individuals - the so-called "hard-to-tax" - is a... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 55.95
The essays in this book summarize the existing state of knowledge of tax compliance and tax evasion, present new thinking about this issue, and analyze the empirical relevance of these new perspectives utilizing insights from behavioural economics. more...
- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 97.99
When taxes are introduced on carbon and energy, and the revenue is used to reduce other taxes, will a positive effect be achieved both for the environment and for the economy? In 1990 Finland was the first country to introduce a tax on CO2. Later, Sweden, Denmark, Netherlands, Slovenia, Germany and the UK followed suit with tax reforms that shifted... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 139.00
Discusses the question of how much room for national tax policy Member States of the European Union will find necessary and possible to maintain in the future. This book focuses on the possibilities Member States have and the constraints they face, such as the need to enhance competitiveness and attractiveness to inward foreign direct investment. more...