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Revisioning the ‘Fiscal EU’: Fair, Sustainable, and Coordinated Tax and Social Policies - FairTax, is a cross-disciplinary four-year research project, aiming to produce recommendations on how fair and sustainable taxation and social policy reforms can increase the economic stability of EU Member States.

The FairTax consortium consists of 11 partner universities from 9 countries. FairTax is a multidisciplinary project. Methods and theories are based in law, economics, accounting, ethnography, gender studies, economic history, business, and statistics. The project is coordinated by professor Åsa Gunnarsson, Umeå University

The FairTax project is funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme 2014-2018, grant agreement No. FairTax 649439.

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