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News tagged with „Territorial competition“

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January 2012

30.01.2012 – ZEW (sos/kbo)

Municipalities in Baden-Württemberg: Larger Cities Consider Themselves in a National and International Competition for Firms

When it comes to attracting companies and collecting business taxes, municipalities in the German federal state of Baden-Wuerttemberg consider communes and cities within the very same state as their primary rivals. Municipalities located close to other federal states, as well as larger cities in general, also see themselves in tough competition with cities and communes beyond the federal borders. In comparison, the competition with French and Swiss municipalities is perceived less strong. These are the results of a recent study at the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) in Mannheim. read more


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