The effects of permanent income tax cuts on emigration from Israel

Tomer Blumkin, Yoram Margalioth, Michel Strawczynski

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Abstract

In this paper, we estimate the effect on emigration of the permanent income tax reductions implemented in Israel during the period 2004-2010. We find that emigration flows from Israel declined, especially for brackets that benefited from a larger tax reduction. We also find that the effect is stronger for younger workers than for older ones, a result consistent with the former group deriving expected tax benefits over a longer duration of time.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-32
Number of pages32
JournalCESifo Economic Studies
Volume66
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2021

Keywords

  • Emigration
  • Permanent tax cut

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