Alfons J. Weichenrieder

Goethe University Frankfurt - Department of Applied Econometrics and International Economic Policy

Chair of Public Finance

United States

http://www.uni-frankfurt.de/fb02/weichenrieder/

Vienna University of Economics and Business

Welthandelsplatz 1

Vienna, Wien 1020

Austria

CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)

Poschinger Str. 5

Munich, DE-81679

Germany

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Scholarly Papers (42)

Ownership Concentration and Share Valuation: Evidence from Germany

CESifo Working Paper No. 193
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 28 Oct 1999
Jeremy Edwards and Alfons J. Weichenrieder
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics and Politics and Goethe University Frankfurt - Department of Applied Econometrics and International Economic Policy
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Citation 18

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Ownership Concentration and Share Valuation: Evidence From Germany

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 193
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 25 Jun 2001
Jeremy Edwards and Alfons J. Weichenrieder
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics and Politics and Goethe University Frankfurt - Department of Applied Econometrics and International Economic Policy
Downloads 683 (29,985)
Citation 18

Abstract:

Ownership structure, firm performance

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Tax Competition And Transfer Pricing Disputes

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 14 Dec 1999
Kashif S. Mansori and Alfons J. Weichenrieder
Colby College and Goethe University Frankfurt - Department of Applied Econometrics and International Economic Policy
Downloads 1,373 (9,413)
Citation 9

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Does Exchange of Information between Tax Authorities Influence Multinationals’ Use of Tax Havens?

SAFE Working Paper No. 89
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 05 Mar 2015
Julia Braun and Alfons J. Weichenrieder
Vienna University of Economics and Business - Department of Economics and Goethe University Frankfurt - Department of Applied Econometrics and International Economic Policy
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Tax havens, tax information exchange agreements, location decisions, international taxation

Does Exchange of Information between Tax Authorities Influence Multinationals’ Use of Tax Havens?

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 15-015
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Mar 2015
Julia Braun and Alfons J. Weichenrieder
Vienna University of Economics and Business - Department of Economics and Goethe University Frankfurt - Department of Applied Econometrics and International Economic Policy
Downloads 161 (156,164)

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Tax havens, tax information exchange agreements, location decisions, international taxation

Does Exchange of Information between Tax Authorities Influence Multinationals’ Use of Tax Havens?

WU International Taxation Research Paper Series No. 2015 - 11
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 25 Feb 2015
Julia Braun and Alfons J. Weichenrieder
Vienna University of Economics and Business - Department of Economics and Goethe University Frankfurt - Department of Applied Econometrics and International Economic Policy
Downloads 158 (158,693)

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Tax havens, tax information exchange agreements, location decisions, international taxation

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Trade, Multinationals, and Transfer Pricing Regulations

Center for Economic Studies Working Paper at University of Munich No. 152
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 23 Apr 1998
Guttorm Schjelderup and Alfons J. Weichenrieder
Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) - Department of Business and Management Science and Goethe University Frankfurt - Department of Applied Econometrics and International Economic Policy
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How Efficient is a Contestable Natural Monopoly?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 186
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 19 Jan 2000
Alfons J. Weichenrieder
Goethe University Frankfurt - Department of Applied Econometrics and International Economic Policy
Downloads 575 (36,638)
Citation 1

Abstract:

natural monopoly, contestability, contract theory

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Tax Competition and Profit Shifting: On the Relationship Between Personal and Corporate Tax Rates

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 781
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 06 Nov 2002
Clemens Fuest and Alfons J. Weichenrieder
Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) and Goethe University Frankfurt - Department of Applied Econometrics and International Economic Policy
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Taxation and the Financial Structure of German Outbound FDI

CESifo Working Paper No. 1612
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 13 Jan 2006
Jack Mintz and Alfons J. Weichenrieder
University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy and Goethe University Frankfurt - Department of Applied Econometrics and International Economic Policy
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Citation 21

Abstract:

foreign direct investment, financial structure, capital structure, taxation

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(Why) Do we need Corporate Taxation?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1495
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 21 Jul 2005
Alfons J. Weichenrieder
Goethe University Frankfurt - Department of Applied Econometrics and International Economic Policy
Downloads 384 (56,643)
Citation 8

Abstract:

tax competition, corporate taxation

Are Tax Havens Good? Implications of the Crackdown on Secrecy

SAFE Working Paper No. 111
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 23 Jul 2015
Alfons J. Weichenrieder and Fangying Xu
Goethe University Frankfurt - Department of Applied Econometrics and International Economic Policy and Goethe University Frankfurt
Downloads 184 (138,518)

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Tax haven, secrecy, tax information exchange, China, India

Are Tax Havens Good? Implications of the Crackdown on Secrecy

WU International Taxation Research Paper Series No. 2015-22
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 18 Sep 2015
Alfons J. Weichenrieder and Fangying Xu
Goethe University Frankfurt - Department of Applied Econometrics and International Economic Policy and Goethe University Frankfurt
Downloads 155 (161,297)

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Tax haven, secrecy, tax information exchange, China, India

Price and Quantity Effects of the German Real Estate Transfer Tax

WU International Taxation Research Paper Series No. 2017-07
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2017
Kunka Petkova and Alfons J. Weichenrieder
Vienna University of Economics and Business and Goethe University Frankfurt - Department of Applied Econometrics and International Economic Policy
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Real Estate Transaction Tax, Stamp Duty, Housing Market, Taxation, Financial Transaction Tax

Price and Quantity Effects of the German Real Estate Transfer Tax

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6538
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Jul 2017
Kunka Petkova and Alfons J. Weichenrieder
Vienna University of Economics and Business and Goethe University Frankfurt - Department of Applied Econometrics and International Economic Policy
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real estate transaction tax, stamp duty, housing market, taxation, financial transaction tax

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Interest Income Tax Evasion, the EU Savings Directive, and Capital Market Effects

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2300
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 21 May 2008
Tina Klautke and Alfons J. Weichenrieder
Goethe University Frankfurt and Goethe University Frankfurt - Department of Applied Econometrics and International Economic Policy
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Citation 5

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Savings Directive, interest taxation, tax capitalization, Austria, Belgium Luxembourg, Liechtenstein

CFC Legislation, Passive Assets and the Impact of the ECJ's Cadbury-Schweppes Decision

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4461
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 13 Nov 2013
Martin Ruf and Alfons J. Weichenrieder
University of Tübingen and Goethe University Frankfurt - Department of Applied Econometrics and International Economic Policy
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Court of Justice of the European Union, corporation tax, foreign direct investment, CFC regulation, passive investment

CFC Legislation, Passive Assets and the Impact of the ECJ's Cadbury-Schweppes Decision

WU International Taxation Research Paper Series No. 2014 - 02
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 22 Feb 2014
Martin Ruf and Alfons J. Weichenrieder
University of Tübingen and Goethe University Frankfurt - Department of Applied Econometrics and International Economic Policy
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Court of Justice of the European Union, corporation tax, foreign direct investment, CFC regulation, passive investment

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Thin-Capitalization Rules and Company Responses - Experience from German Legislation

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2456
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 12 Nov 2008
Alfons J. Weichenrieder and Helen Windischbauer
Goethe University Frankfurt - Department of Applied Econometrics and International Economic Policy and Johann Wolfgang Goethe University
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Citation 4

Abstract:

multinational firm, debt, thin capitalization, financial structure

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Profit Shifting in the EU: Evidence from Germany

CESifo Working Paper No. 2043
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 05 Jul 2007
Alfons J. Weichenrieder
Goethe University Frankfurt - Department of Applied Econometrics and International Economic Policy
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Citation 18

Abstract:

foreign direct investment, profit shifting, tax avoidance, multinational enterprise

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The Effects of Taxation on the Location Decision of Multinational Firms: M&A vs. Greenfield Investments

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3076
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 14 Jun 2010
Shafik Hebous, Martin Ruf and Alfons J. Weichenrieder
International Monetary Fund, University of Tübingen and Goethe University Frankfurt - Department of Applied Econometrics and International Economic Policy
Downloads 246 (59,406)
Citation 2

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FDI, corporate taxation, location, M&A, Greenfield

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On the Economics of Bottle Deposits

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1243
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 06 Aug 2004
Wolfgang Eggert and Alfons J. Weichenrieder
University of Freiburg - Institute of Public Finance and Goethe University Frankfurt - Department of Applied Econometrics and International Economic Policy
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The Taxation of Passive Foreign Investment - Lessons from German Experience

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2624
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 22 Apr 2009
Martin Ruf and Alfons J. Weichenrieder
University of Tübingen and Goethe University Frankfurt - Department of Applied Econometrics and International Economic Policy
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Citation 4

Abstract:

foreign direct investment, CFC regulation, passive investment

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Control Rights, Pyramids, and the Measurement of Ownership Concentration

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 06 Mar 2009
Jeremy Edwards and Alfons J. Weichenrieder
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics and Politics and Goethe University Frankfurt - Department of Applied Econometrics and International Economic Policy
Downloads 197 (120,826)
Citation 2

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Control rights, Cash-flow rights, Pyramids, Ownership structure

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What Do We Know About the Tax Planning of German‐Based Multinational Firms?

WU International Taxation Research Paper Series No. 2014 - 15
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 13 Nov 2014
Alfons J. Weichenrieder and Shafik Hebous
Goethe University Frankfurt - Department of Applied Econometrics and International Economic Policy and International Monetary Fund
Downloads 183 (90,059)

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How Weak is the Weakest-Link Principle? On the Measurement of Firm Owners' Control Rights

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1255
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 17 Sep 2004
Jeremy Edwards and Alfons J. Weichenrieder
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics and Politics and Goethe University Frankfurt - Department of Applied Econometrics and International Economic Policy
Downloads 181 (135,124)
Citation 3

Abstract:

corporate governance, control rights, weakest-link principle

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Taxes and the Efficiency Costs of Capital Distortions

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2431
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 28 Oct 2008
Alfons J. Weichenrieder and Tina Klautke
Goethe University Frankfurt - Department of Applied Econometrics and International Economic Policy and Goethe University Frankfurt
Downloads 176 (124,738)
Citation 5

Abstract:

debt-equity choice, capital structure, excess burden of taxation

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The Measurement of Firm Ownership and its Effect on Managerial Pay

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1774
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 18 Aug 2006
Jeremy Edwards, Wolfgang Eggert and Alfons J. Weichenrieder
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics and Politics, University of Freiburg - Institute of Public Finance and Goethe University Frankfurt - Department of Applied Econometrics and International Economic Policy
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Citation 10

Taxes and the Financial Structure of German Inward FDI

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1355
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 21 Dec 2004
Alfons J. Weichenrieder and Fred Ramb
Goethe University Frankfurt - Department of Applied Econometrics and International Economic Policy and Deutsche Bundesbank, Economics Department, Monetary Policy and Monetary Analysis
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Citation 10

Abstract:

foreign direct investment, financial structure, taxation, Germany

Taxes and the Financial Structure of German Inward FDI

Bundesbank Series 1 Discussion Paper No. 2005,05
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 08 Jun 2016
Fred Ramb and Alfons J. Weichenrieder
Deutsche Bundesbank, Economics Department, Monetary Policy and Monetary Analysis and Goethe University Frankfurt - Department of Applied Econometrics and International Economic Policy
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Citation 10

Abstract:

foreign direct investment, financial structure, taxation

Euro Membership and Fiscal Reaction Functions

SAFE Working Paper Series No. 18
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 16 May 2013
Alfons J. Weichenrieder and Jochen Zimmer
Goethe University Frankfurt - Department of Applied Econometrics and International Economic Policy and Goethe University Frankfurt - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
Downloads 104 (221,107)

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debt sustainability, fiscal reaction function, euro area

Euro Membership and Fiscal Reaction Functions

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4255
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 11 Jun 2013
Alfons J. Weichenrieder and Jochen Zimmer
Goethe University Frankfurt - Department of Applied Econometrics and International Economic Policy and Goethe University Frankfurt - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
Downloads 33 (399,737)

Abstract:

debt sustainability, fiscal reaction function, euro area

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The Distributional Impact of Public Goods Provision: A Veil of Ignorance Approach

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 02 Dec 1999
Claudio Thum and Alfons J. Weichenrieder
University of Munich, CES and Goethe University Frankfurt - Department of Applied Econometrics and International Economic Policy
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Public Procurement In The Presence Of Capital Taxation

ZEW Working Paper No. 99-41; CESifo Working Paper No. 257
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 19 Jan 2000
Alfons J. Weichenrieder
Goethe University Frankfurt - Department of Applied Econometrics and International Economic Policy
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Trust in Government and Fiscal Adjustments

SAFE Working Paper No. 22
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 18 Jun 2013
Dirk Bursian, Alfons J. Weichenrieder and Jochen Zimmer
Goethe University Frankfurt, Goethe University Frankfurt - Department of Applied Econometrics and International Economic Policy and Goethe University Frankfurt - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
Downloads 110 (212,343)

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trust, debt sustainability, fiscal reaction function, euro area, EU

Trust in Government and Fiscal Adjustments

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4310
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 10 Jul 2013
Dirk Bursian, Alfons J. Weichenrieder and Jochen Zimmer
Goethe University Frankfurt, Goethe University Frankfurt - Department of Applied Econometrics and International Economic Policy and Goethe University Frankfurt - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
Downloads 22 (455,502)

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trust, debt sustainability, fiscal reaction function, euro area, EU

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Tariff Jumping Foreign Investment And Capital Taxation

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 260
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 20 Feb 2001
Alfons J. Weichenrieder and Vivek H. Dehejia
Goethe University Frankfurt - Department of Applied Econometrics and International Economic Policy and Carleton University - Norman Paterson School of International Affairs
Downloads 119 (194,428)

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Capital taxation, tariff jumping, foreign direct investment

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Optimal Income Taxation with Tax Competition

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3108
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 06 Jul 2010
Vilen Lipatov and Alfons J. Weichenrieder
Compass Lexecon Brussels and Goethe University Frankfurt - Department of Applied Econometrics and International Economic Policy
Downloads 96 (215,510)
Citation 1

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optimal income tax, migration, unemployment, tax competition, Leviathan government

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Evaluating Real World Income Distributions Behind the Veil of Ignorance - How Risk Averse Do You Have to Be to Prefer Europe Over the US?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3632
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 14 Nov 2011
Alfons J. Weichenrieder and Tasneem Zafar
Goethe University Frankfurt - Department of Applied Econometrics and International Economic Policy and Goethe University Frankfurt - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
Downloads 78 (253,043)

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income distribution, veil of ignorance, cross country comparison

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When Taxation Changes the Course of the Year - Fiscal Year Adjustments and the German Tax Reform 2000/2001

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1861
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 06 Dec 2006
Frank Blasch and Alfons J. Weichenrieder
Goethe University Frankfurt - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and Goethe University Frankfurt - Department of Applied Econometrics and International Economic Policy
Downloads 77 (256,870)
Citation 2

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tax reform, deadweight loss, fiscal year

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'Dinkies' and Housewives: The Regulation of Shopping Hours

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 13 Nov 1997
Marcel P. Thum and Alfons J. Weichenrieder
Dresden University of Technology - Faculty of Economics and Business Management and Goethe University Frankfurt - Department of Applied Econometrics and International Economic Policy
Downloads 75 (260,798)
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Foreign Direct Investment, Political Resentment and the Privatization Process in Eastern Europe

Economic Policy, Vol. 12, pp. 177-210, April 1997
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 26 Mar 2004
Hans-Werner Sinn and Alfons J. Weichenrieder
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) and Goethe University Frankfurt - Department of Applied Econometrics and International Economic Policy
Downloads 41 (361,234)
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Debt Financing and Sharp Currency Depreciations: Wholly vs. Partially Owned Multinational Affiliates

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2892
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 16 Jan 2010
Shafik Hebous and Alfons J. Weichenrieder
International Monetary Fund and Goethe University Frankfurt - Department of Applied Econometrics and International Economic Policy
Downloads 36 (364,674)
Citation 1

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foreign direct investment, capital structure, ownership structure, currency crises, corporate taxation

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Artificial Time Inconsistency as a Remedy for the Race to the Bottom

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1637
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 18 Jan 2006
Alfons J. Weichenrieder and Oliver Busch
Goethe University Frankfurt - Department of Applied Econometrics and International Economic Policy and Goethe University Frankfurt - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
Downloads 35 (368,230)

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tax competition, federalism, mobility, social assistance, time consistency

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Do Stringent Environmental Policies Deter FDI? M&A versus Greenfield

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5262
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 09 Apr 2015
Sylwia Bialek and Alfons J. Weichenrieder
Goethe University Frankfurt and Goethe University Frankfurt - Department of Applied Econometrics and International Economic Policy
Downloads 31 (218,462)

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FDI, environmental stringency, mixed logit, entry mode, PHH

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A Decentralization Theorem of Taxation

SAFE Working Paper No. 105
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 20 May 2015
Vilen Lipatov and Alfons J. Weichenrieder
Compass Lexecon Brussels and Goethe University Frankfurt - Department of Applied Econometrics and International Economic Policy
Downloads 30 (336,105)

Abstract:

fiscal federalism, taxing rights, decentralization theorem

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Second Degree Price Discrimination and Natural Monopoly

Bulletin of Economic Research, Vol. 56, No. 2, pp. 189-200, April 2004
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 22 Apr 2004
Alfons J. Weichenrieder
Goethe University Frankfurt - Department of Applied Econometrics and International Economic Policy
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Natural monopoly, contestability, contract theory

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On Deficits and Symmetries in a Fiscal Capacity

SAFE Working Paper No. 112
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 30 Jul 2015
Shafik Hebous and Alfons J. Weichenrieder
International Monetary Fund and Goethe University Frankfurt - Department of Applied Econometrics and International Economic Policy
Downloads 23 (333,098)

Abstract:

fiscal union, asymmetric shocks, federal transfers, optimum currency area

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When Taxation Changes the Course of the Year: Fiscal-Year Adjustments and the German Tax Reform of 2000-01

Fiscal Studies, Vol. 28, No. 3, 2007
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 11 Dec 2007
Frank Blasch and Alfons J. Weichenrieder
Goethe University Frankfurt - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and Goethe University Frankfurt - Department of Applied Econometrics and International Economic Policy
Downloads 10 (503,454)
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The Taxation of Passive Foreign Investment: Lessons from German Experience (La Fiscalité De L’Investissement Étranger Passif)

Canadian Journal of Economics/Revue canadienne d'économique, Vol. 45, Issue 4, pp. 1504-1528, 2012,
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 10 Sep 2015
Martin Ruf and Alfons J. Weichenrieder
University of Tuebingen - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and Goethe University Frankfurt - Department of Applied Econometrics and International Economic Policy
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Public Goods, Club Goods and the Measurement of Crowding

University of Munich, Center for Economic Studies Working Paper No. 171
Posted: 26 Mar 1999
Michael Reiter and Alfons J. Weichenrieder
Institute for Advanced Studies (IHS) and Goethe University Frankfurt - Department of Applied Econometrics and International Economic Policy

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