SEEK-Project 2010: Taxation and Corporate Innovation

SEEK-Project 2010: Taxation and Corporate Innovation

This project investigates the impact of taxation on corporate innovation in the context of the knowledge economy. In particular, the proposed research will investigate how taxes affect the incentives of firms to in-vest in R&D activities and to create intellectual property, and how taxes affect firm productivity. The work-packages combine theoretical and micro-econometric approaches which take into account the characteris-tics of tax systems. All work-packages contribute to derive substantive policy advice to national and EU poli-tics with respect to tax strategies fostering innovation and competitiveness. The research programme "Strengthening Efficiency and Competitiveness in the European Knowledge Economies (SEEK)" is funded by the State of Baden-Württemberg.

Project members

Friedrich Heinemann

Friedrich Heinemann

Coordinator
Leitung

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Alexander Kalb

Alexander Kalb

Senior Researcher

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Florian Misch

Florian Misch

Research Associate

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Prof. Dr. Christoph Spengel

Prof. Dr. Christoph Spengel

Coordinator

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Contact

, Christof Ernst
Telefon +49 (0)621 1235-191
Head, Prof. Dr. Friedrich Heinemann
Telefon +49 (0)621 1235-149
Senior Researcher, Alexander Kalb
Telefon +49 (0)621 1235-282
Research Associate, Florian Misch
Telefon +49 (0)621 1235-394
Prof. Dr. Christoph Spengel
Telefon 0621/181-1705