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Does business learn? : tax breaks, uncertainty, and political strategies

Author: Sandra L. Su�arez. ; Sandra L Suárez
Publisher: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Sandra Suarez looks at the efforts corporations take to influence government policy. In a detailed study of the efforts of major American pharmaceutical and electronics companies to protect the tax credit applicable to their profits from investments in Puerto Rico, this rare longitudinal case study explores the firms' abilities to adapt their political strategies to a fluid and uncertain political environment.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Longitudinal studies
Études longitudinales
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Suárez, Sandra L.
Does business learn?
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©2000
(OCoLC)648668970
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sandra L. Su�arez. ; Sandra L Suárez
ISBN: 0472111191 9780472111190
OCLC Number: 43118211
Language Note: Based on the author's dissertation (Yale).
Notes: Based on the author's thesis (Yale).
Description: xvi, 192 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Political uncertainty and business strategy --
Corporate interests and government policy --
Learning to rely on implicit threats : the Tax Reform Act of 1976 --
Failure to adapt : the Tax Equity and Fiscal Responsibility Act of 1982 --
Experimenting with collective action : the Tax Reform Act of 1986 --
Learned response to a new political environment : the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1993 --
Conclusion : learning, influence, and the transfer of knowledge.
Responsibility: Sandra L. Suárez.
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