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Smart Tax Competition and the UK’s Withdrawal from the EU

Smart Tax Competition and the UK’s Withdrawal from the EU

Clemens Fuest

Britain’s upcoming exit from the EU has led to a debate on the strategy British economic policy could take after Brexit. According to ifo President Clemens Fuest, tax competition in Europe can be expected to intensify. This competition, however, is not likely to result in a general reduction in headline tax rates, but in the creation of targeted tax incentives aimed at specific activities.

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The Future of Eurozone Fiscal Governance

Anne-Laure Delatte, Clemens Fuest, Daniel Gros, Friedrich Heinemann, Martin Kocher and Roberto Tamborini

EconPol Europe’s first policy report discusses various options for reforming fiscal governance in the Eurozone. The authors focus on two possible reform approaches referred to as the ‘Maastricht model’ and the ‘US model’. They argue that certain elements of the two approaches could be combined to achieve a more resilient and economically successful Eurozone.

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