Payroll taxes, capital grants and Irish unemployment
|Title:||Payroll taxes, capital grants and Irish unemployment||Authors:||Barry, Frank||Permanent link:||http://hdl.handle.net/10197/1379||Date:||Jul-1989||Abstract:||This paper explores the role of factor prices in macroeconomic models which embody the frequently-encountered Classical, Keynesian, and Structuralist perspectives on the caused of Irish unemployment. It is argued that within each framework a strong case can be made for at least partial repleacement of the current IDA capital-grants scheme by a policy of payroll-tax reductions for newly-created jobs. Various objections to this type of proposal have been raised in the literature, and these are dealt with here on a point-by-point basis. A range of estimates is given for the likely employment effects and exchequer costs of the proposed policy.||Type of material:||Working Paper||Publisher:||University College Dublin. School of Economics||Series/Report no.:||UCD Centre for Economic Research Policy Paper Series; PP89/4||Subject LCSH:||Unemployment--Ireland
Employment (Economic theory)
|Language:||en||Status of Item:||Not peer reviewed||Conference Details:||Paper presented at the 1989 Annual Conference of the Irish Economic Association|
|Appears in Collections:||Economics Working Papers & Policy Papers|
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