C. van Ewijk
M. van Leuvensteijn
- Reduce tax on residential mobility
- VOX : Research-based Policy Analysis and Commentary from leading Economists
- Document type
- Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB)
- Amsterdam School of Economics Research Institute (ASE-RI)
- How can Europe increase structural growth? This column argues that labour market flexibility is key. As a major barrier to labour movement is rigidity in the housing market, abolishing transfer taxes on residential property could result in gains of up to 0.4% of GDP.
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