Taxation and Political Stability

14 Pages Posted: 23 Feb 2012 Last revised: 28 Sep 2014

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Mihai Ioan Mutascu

University of Orleans - Laboratoire d'économie d'Orléans

Fernando Estrada

Universidad Externado de Colombia - Facultad de Finanzas, Gobierno y Relaciones Internacionales

Aviral Kumar Tiwari

Rajagiri Business School; IFHE University (ICFAI) - Faculty of Management

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Date Written: February 22, 2012

Abstract

The present study is, in particular, an attempt to test the relationship between tax level and political stability by using some economic control variables and to see the relationship among government effectiveness, corruption, and GDP. For the purpose, we used the GMM (1991) and GMM system (1998), using a country-level panel data from 112 countries for the period 1997 to 2010. The main results show that political stability is not the key for the tax policy, under the control of political regime durability the taxes as percent in GDP having consistent sinusoidal tendency, by cubic type.

Suggested Citation

Mutascu, Mihai Ioan and Estrada, Fernando and Tiwari, Aviral Kumar, Taxation and Political Stability (February 22, 2012). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2009343 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2009343

Mihai Ioan Mutascu

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Aviral Kumar Tiwari

Rajagiri Business School ( email )

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IFHE University (ICFAI) - Faculty of Management ( email )

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