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

Author: 
Saltz IS
Source: 
APPLIED ECONOMICS LETTERS. 1998 Oct; 5(10):599-601.
Abstract: 

This study empirically investigates the impact of state income tax policy on U.S. interstate migration [of the labor force] 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. (EXCERPT)

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257289
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