Tax Competition and Fiscal Federalism (nouveau contenu)
The lecture will address the following questions: Tax Competition: Good or bad? What does economic theory teach us? Does fiscal competition help curbing corruption? Are Foreign Direct Investments sensitive to international differences in corporate income taxation? Do soccer players and high skilled people react to personal taxes? Do countries (tax)-mimic with one another? Aggressive tax planning and tax evasion: How does it cost to countries? Are developping countries more vulnerable than OECD countries to tax planning? What is the "Base Erosion and Profit Shifting" (BEPS) Programm of OECD? Digitalization and profit shifting: How the GAFAs can escape from paying taxes? Why tax havens are not only paradisiac islands?