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- The Alberta/ Saskatchewan Chasm Widens. Clemens, Jason; Veldhuis, Niels // Fraser Forum;Nov2004, p19
This article focuses on the economic differences between the neighbor countries Alberta and Saskatchewan. Alberta has chosen to pursue a more market-oriented economy, characterized by smaller government as a share of the economy, lower tax rates, and more outcome-based regulations. Saskatchewan,...
- Upwardly Mobile America? Moore, Stephen // American (19328117);Sep/Oct2008, Vol. 2 Issue 5, p32
The article analyzes the issue on whether the economic policies of the U.S. should be geared to increasing the rate of economic growth or to promoting economic fairness through the redistribution of income. It highlights the socio-economic status of the country, arguing how the upper class has...
- Average Tax Rates and Economic Growth: A NonLinear Causality Investigation for the USA. Karagianni, Stella; Pempetzoglou, Maria; Saraidaris, Anastasios // Frontiers in Finance & Economics;Jul2015, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p51
This study uses a nonlinear causality test proposed by Diks and Panchenko (2006) to investigate the dynamic nonlinear relationship between economic growth and taxation, the later being expressed in the form of two alternative average tax rates, namely the ratio of total tax revenues to GDP and,...
- Economists say scrap 50p tax rate. Tolley, Steve // Money Marketing;9/15/2011, p29
The article reports on the request of a group of economists on the Great Britain government to scrap the 50 per cent tax rate to induce economic growth.
- TEI's Recommendations to the New Canadian Government for its 2006 Budget Legislation. // Tax Executive;May/Jun2006, Vol. 58 Issue 3, p221
The article presents some recommendations from the Tax Executives Institute for the Canadian government to foster economic growth and job creation, promote investments and ensure a high level of innovation and productivity. It includes the implementation of phased corporate income tax rate...
- Encouraging Growth and Stability. Lazear, Edward P. // Business Economics;Oct2008, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p17
When significant government action is needed and sought, as in the current financial crisis and weak economy, it is easy to forget the underlying market principles that have made the U.S. economy the strongest in the world. Adherence to these principles is the surest path to continued economic...
- DEVELOPMENTS IN ESTONIAN ECONOMY. Raudjärv, Matti // Discussions on Estonian Economic Policy;2008, Vol. 16, p57
The article discusses the economic developments in Estonia. It examines the economic condition in the country as well as the changes in tax rates and prices in 2008. It also cites some negative trends and problems related to labor and salaries, including the increase and aging of its population...
- The Perfect Jurisdiction. Mitchell, Daniel J. // Treasury & Risk Management;Jun2002, Vol. 12 Issue 6, p48
Discusses about jurisdictions with bad economic policy in the U.S., as of June 2002. Hindrance imposed by the U.S. tax rate on corporate income in maintaining competitiveness of American companies; Impact of expatriations on protecting American jobs.
- Taxation. // Cyprus Country Review;2011, p126
The article offers information on the taxation rates in Cyprus with 10 % corporate income tax, 15% standard rate on value-added tax (VAT) and 20 % on property gains within the country.