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Until taxes do us part : tax penalties or bonuses and the marriage decision

Francesca Barigozzi, Helmuth Cremer, Kerstin Roeder

The tax regimes applied to couples in many countries including the US, France, and Germany imply either a marriage penalty or a marriage bonus. We study how they affect the decision to get married by considering two potential spouses who play a marriage proposal game. At the end of the game they may... Full description

Main Author: Barigozzi, Francesca
Contributors: Cremer, Helmuth | Author
Roeder, Kerstin | Author
Published: Munich, Germany, CESifo, Center for Economic Studies & Ifo Institute, November 2017
Series: CESifo working paper : Category 1, Public finance
no. 6740
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Language: English
Physical Description: 1 Online-Ressource (circa 23 Seiten), Illustrationen.
ID (e.g. DOI, URN): 10419/173016
PPN (Catalogue-ID): 1006053085
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