First published on
08 March 2018
Discussion Paper 077

The Economic Effects of a Tax Shift from Direct to Indirect Taxation in France


This paper assesses the macroeconomic implications derived from shifting taxes away from production factors to consumption in France.


Francisco de Castro Fernández, Marion Perelle, Romanos Priftis

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Discussion Paper 077. January 2018. Brussels. PDF. 24pp. Tab. Graph. Bibliogr. Free.

KC-BD-18-004-EN-N (online)
ISBN 978-92-79-77414-0 (online)
ISSN 2443-8022 (online)
doi:10.2765/610397 (online)

JEL classification: H30, E62, H20, H22


European Economy Discussion Papers are written by the staff of the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs, or by experts working in association with them, to inform discussion on economic policy and to stimulate debate.

The views expressed in this document are solely those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of the European Commission.



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