Juan Carlos Suarez Serrato

Juan Carlos Suárez Serrato is a Professor of Economics at Duke University and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. His research studies how taxes, regulation, and government spending impact economic growth and welfare. His recent projects have analyzed the effects of corporate tax policy on firm investment, evasion, and productivity growth; how capital investment impacts employment and workers’ wages; how multinational corporations respond to international tax rules and regulations; how to best design property taxes in developing countries; and how multi-unit firms respond to energy and environmental regulations in the US and China. He received a PhD in economics from UC Berkeley, a BA in economics and mathematics from Trinity University, and is a proud graduate of the AEA Summer Training Program in Economics.

The Challenge of Combating International Profit Shifting

Tax policy reform in Chile, aimed at reducing corporate profit shifting schemes, did not accomplish its intended effects. Instead, the impact was increased business...

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