State income tax policy and geographic labour force mobility in the United States

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Abstract

This study empirically investigates the impact of state income tax policy on US interstate migration for the period 1985-89. It finds that people vote with their feet and prefer to move so as to minimize their state income tax liabilities.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)599-601
Number of pages3
JournalApplied Economics Letters
Volume5
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1998

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Labor force
Tax policy
Income tax
Vote
Liability

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  • Economics and Econometrics

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