The Effects of Reducing Profit Taxes (Partial vs General Equilibrium)

13 Pages Posted: 18 Sep 2018 Last revised: 12 Jul 2019

Date Written: September 4, 2018

Abstract

This document presents a set of estimates on the effects of reducing the rate of income tax on enterprises in the Colombian case. The estimate made under a partial equilibrium scheme generates different and less reliable results than those based on a general equilibrium model.

Keywords: Profits Tax Rate, Investment, Savings, Per Worker GDP, Interest Rate, Macroeconomic Model

JEL Classification: E13, E17, E22, E27, E62

Suggested Citation

Esteban Posada, Carlos, The Effects of Reducing Profit Taxes (Partial vs General Equilibrium) (September 4, 2018). Center for Research in Economics and Finance (CIEF), Working Papers, Forthcoming, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3243934 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3243934

Carlos Esteban Posada (Contact Author)

Universidad EAFIT ( email )

Carrera 49 N° 7 sur – 50
Bogotá, Antioquia 00000
Colombia

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