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Tax Competition and Global Background Justice


  • Versions of this article have been presented at the Canadian Political Science Association (Montréal, 2010), the ECPR General Conference (Reykjavik, 2011), the Social Science Research Center Berlin (WZB) as well as at the Centre de Recherche en Éthique de l'Université de Montréal (CREUM). For comments on previous drafts of this article we thank participants at these events and, in particular, Kim Brooks, Ryoa Chung, Matthias Ecker-Ehrhardt, Tim Gemkow, Anja Görnitz, Monika Heupel, Dominic Martin, Mihaela Mihai, Jean-Pierre Vidal, Lora Viola, Daniel Weinstock, David Wiens, Jurgen de Wispelaere, and Michael Zürn. Special thanks are due to Barbara Buckinx, Miriam Ronzoni, and Christian Schemmel for detailed written comments and to Georg Simmerl for his research assistance. We acknowledge financial support from the Humboldt Foundation, the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC).