Alternative Tax Systems and Structural Change

Part of the Central Issues in Contemporary Economic Theory and Policy book series (CICETP)


The possibility to use fiscal policy tools to improve overall economic conditions has been a strong raising interest in the economic debate over the last decade. Traditionally, theoretical literature on taxation effects is more involved in equity than in efficiency and structural effects of different tax systems. Quantitative studies in this field have been mainly concerned with issues such as aggregate control of demand and supply, external unbalances and so on, while analyses using sectorial models of economy have been focused on short-term effects of fiscal policy on industrial cost-price system and competitiveness.


Price Elasticity Relative Prex Transport Service Substitution Elasticity Italian Economy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Università di Roma «La Sapienza»Rome
  2. 2.Università di Roma «Tor Vergata»Rome

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