1st Edition

Tax Systems and Tax Reforms in Europe

Edited By Luigi Bernardi, Paola Profeta Copyright 2004

    The last decade has seen important changes taking place in the tax regimes of many European countries. A comprehensive picture of what is happening in European fiscal systems has not been easy to find - until now. This impressive book featuring contributions from leading scholars, will be of great interest not only to academics but also to those involved in the financial sectors across the world.

    Part One: A General Picture of European Tax Systems and the Main Topics in Tax Reforms 1. A Comparative View of Selected European Countries Luca Gandullia 2. Rationale and Open Issues of more Radical Reforms Luigi Bernardi 3. Public Finance and Political Economies in Tax Design and Reforms Paola Profeta 4. Reducing Fiscal Pressure Under the Stability Pact Fedele De Novellis and Salvatore Parlato Part Two: National Case Studies of European Tax Systems and Tax Reforms Luca Gandullia Co-Editor 5. France Simona Scabrosetti 6. Germany Giorgia C. Maffini 7. Ireland Alessandro Sommacal 8. Italy Luigi Bernardi 9. Spain Davide Tondani 10. The Netherlands Graziano Abrate 11. The United Kingdom Giuseppe Migali


    Luigi Bernardi is Full Professor of Public Finance at the University of Pavia, Italy.
    Paola Profeta is Assistant Professor of Public Economics at the University of Pavia, Italy.