Papers from the Working Session of the Alternatives to Tax Wars Conference

Sustainable Economic Development Papers presented in the working session Alternatives to Tax Wars: Sustainable Economic Development São Paulo, Brazil June 21-22, 2001 Papers presented in the working session Speech of Rui de Britto Àlvares Affonso of FUNDAP (in Portugese, PDF format). « Brazil: tax reform and the ‘fiscal war’ in the federation », by Ricardo Varsano, which appeared in the March 2001 issue of Federations. (English, PDF format) Speech by Fernando Dall’Aqua, Secretary of Finance, state of São Paulo (in MS Word format). « Competition between decentralized governments: Does it matter, Does it help? » by William Fox, University of Tennesse, USA (English, PDF Format). « The Right Mix for Economic Development: A Cooperative Strategy for Foreign Investment » by Fernando Rezende, Federal Ministry of Industrial Development and Foreign Trade, Brazil (English, MS PowerPoint format). « Making federalism work: Intergovernmental coordination and institutional capacity » by Richard Simeon, Professor of Political Science and Law, University of Toronto, Canada (English, PDF format). « Regulatory and taxation reform: the European perspective » by Magali Verdonk of the Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium (English, PowerPoint MS PowerPoint format). Introductory speech by Clovis Panzarini, Coordinator of Tax Administration of Finance Secretary, State of São Paulo (English, PowerPoint format). « An introduction to fiscal federalism » by Clovis Panzarini, Coordinator of Tax Administration of Finance Secretary, State of São Paulo (English, PDF format). Regulatory and taxation reform: the Brazilian perspective by Clovis Panzarini, Coordinator of Tax Administration of Finance Secretary, State of São Paulo (English, PDF format). The role of taxes in corporations’ strategies for investment, by Elidie Bifano, Price Waterhouse Coopers (English, MS PowerPoint format).