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The Political Economy of Taxation

`Paola Profeta and Simona Scabrosetti have provided us with a novel comparative analysis of the tax systems in Asia, Latin America and the new EU countries. Anyone who wants to know how contemporary empirical models can be used to study the political economy of the tax mix in developing and transition economies will want to read this book.'rn- Stanley Winer, Carleton University, Canadarnrn`In this original book, Paola Profeta and Simona Scabrosetti use data and information on political institutions from developing and new EU member countries to investigate the political economy of taxation. How do political institutions influence tax burdens and tax structures? They generate highly interesting results. . . I am sure that this innovative book will attract the attention of many experts interested in taxation, regardless of the professional field to which they are anchored. I expect this book will be cited often.'rn- Vito Tanzi, Former Director, Fiscal Affairs Department of the IMFrnrnTaxation is a major issue in the economic and political spheres. This book focuses on a sample of developing countries from Asia and Latin America that experienced an economic and democratic transition during the period 1990-2004.

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Call Number
32 POL pao
Publisher Edward elgar publishing : United kingdom.,
xi, 191p, 25cm
32 POL pao