Employment and productivity: The role of the tax wedge
EuroEconomica, 2015, issue 2(34), 139-150
After the economic crisis, many countries aim at reducing unemployment and foster productivity. To address these issues one of the most common policy indications recommends lowering the tax wedge on labour in order to increase employment and growth. As a consequence, a review of the empirical studies focused on the relation between tax wedge, employment and productivity is an useful and demanding exercise, especially in those European countries where the topic is on the front page of the domestic policy debate because the productivity growth is low and the tax wedge on labour is high.
Keywords: tax wedge; employment; productivity. (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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