Regulations & Taxes

State influence is one of the most important environmental factors for a company. Tax rates and laws play an important role in choosing a business’s location, for instance. Peruse these summaries for an insight into the relationship between corporations and governments.

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Gabriel Zucman

University of Chicago Press, 2016

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John Kay

Profile Books, 2015

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Vivek Wadhwa

Wharton Digital Press, 2012

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Stephen Platt

Palgrave Macmillan, 2015

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Charles D. Ellis et al.

Oxford UP, 2014

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Edward D. Kleinbard

Oxford UP, 2014

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Adam Thierer

Mercatus Center, 2014

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Alan S. Blinder

Penguin Press, 2013

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Sheila Bair

Free Press, 2012

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The World Bank

World Bank, 2012

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Simon Johnson and James Kwak

Pantheon Books, 2012

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Greg Crabtree and Beverly Blair Harzog

Greenleaf Book Group, 2011

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Kal Raustiala and Christopher Sprigman

Oxford UP, 2012

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William Patry

Oxford UP, 2012

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Andrew N. Liveris

Wiley, 2011

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Randall S. Kroszner and Robert J. Shiller

MIT Press, 2011

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Hoyt L. Barber

Praeger, 2011

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Thomas Sowell

Basic Books, 2009

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Amar Bhidé

Oxford UP, 2010

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Ronen Palan et al.

Cornell UP, 2010

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Regulations & Taxes

The subject of regulation and taxes cuts a wide swath across the business landscape, making this category one of the most diversified in getAbstract’s vast library of summaries. Governmental regulations and tax policies, whether federal, state or local, strongly influence the manner in which companies conduct business. getAbstract covers the gamut in helping you understand the repercussions and nuances of regulations and taxes on your financial standing. Regulations and taxes always seem to be a controversial topic in political circles. Conservatives typically believe that governmental regulations inhibit the growth of business and stifle entrepreneurial ventures while liberals insist that taxes and similar initiatives promote corporate development and help create jobs; you’ll find plenty of support for both sides in our library.

Widespread Effects

Summaries in this category cover critical economic issues such as manufacturing and housing in the U.S., and copyright and patent laws that figure prominently in the global business market. The range of material we offer illustrates the far-reaching consequences of regulations and taxes – perhaps in areas you may not have considered. You’ll discover how both private citizens and companies move their assets to foreign countries to take advantage of favorable tax laws. You’ll learn ways to reduce expenses and prop up your bottom line during challenging times. You’ll find out how companies lobby for their interests and strategies you can employ to influence governmental policy-making. It’s not always easy to understand regulations and taxes, but having getAbstract as a reliable learning partner ensures that your awareness will increase and that you’ll be better equipped to deal with critical financial issues.