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The Optimal Timing of Unemployment Benefits: Theory and Evidence from Sweden J. Kolsrud, Camille Landais, P. Nilsson and Johannes Spinnewijn July 2015
Paper No' PEP 25:
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JEL Classification: H20;J64


Tags: unemployment; dynamic policy; sufficient statistics; consumption smoothing

European Identity and Redistributive Preferences Joan Costa-Font and Frank A Cowell
June 2015
Paper No' PEP 24:
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JEL Classification: D69; O52; H53


Tags: spatial identity; europe; welfare state support

Family Welfare Cultures Gordon B. Dahl, Magne Mogstad and Andreas Ravndal Kostol
June 2014
Paper No' PEP 23:
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JEL Classification: I38; J62; H53


Tags: intergenerational welfare transmission; welfare cultures; disability insurance

A Theory of Income Taxation under Multidimensional Skill Heterogeneity Casey Rothschild and Florian Scheuer
January 2014
Paper No' PEP 19:
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The great reversal in the demand for skill and cognitive tasks Paul Beadry, Paul Beaudry, David A. Green and Ben Sand
November 2013
Paper No' PEP 22:
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Management of Bureaucrats and Public Service Delivery: Evidence from the Nigerian Civil Service Imran Rasul and Daniel Rogger October 2013
Paper No' PEP 20:
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JEL Classification: H00; H11; J33; J38; M1; O20


Tags: autonomy; bureaucracy; multi-tasking; performance evaluation

Female Labour Supply, Human Capital and Welfare Reform Richard Blundell, Monica Costa Dias, Costas Meghir and Jonathan Shaw
April 2013
Paper No' PEP 21:
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Mobility in China Yi Chen and Frank A Cowell
April 2013
Paper No' PEP 18:
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JEL Classification: D63


Tags: mobility measurement; income distribution

Do We Value Mobility? Yoram Amiel, Michele Bernasconi, Michele Bernasconi, Frank A Cowell, Valentino Dardanoni and Valentino Dardanoni April 2013
Paper No' PEP 17:
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Taxation and International Migration of Superstars: Evidence from the European Football Market Henrik Kleven, Camille Landais and Emmanuel Saez February 2012
Paper No' PEP 14:
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Estimating Taxable Income Responses using Danish Tax Reforms Henrik Kleven and Esben Anton Schultz
February 2012
Paper No' PEP 13:
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JEL Classification: H24; H31; J22

FISCAL ZONING AND SALES TAXES: DO HIGHER SALES TAXES LEAD TO MORE RETAILING AND LESS MANUFACTURING? Daria Burnes, David Neumark and Michelle J. White June 2011
Paper No' PEP 12:
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The Choice of the Personal Income Tax Base Roger H. Gordon and Wojciech Kopczuk
June 2011
Paper No' PEP 11:
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Measuring Mobility Frank A Cowell and Emmanuel Flachaire
April 2011
Paper No' PEP 09:
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JEL Classification: D63


Tags: mobility measures; axiomatic approach; bootstrap

POLICY ANALYSIS WITH INCREDIBLE CERTITUDE Charles F. Manski
February 2011
Paper No' PEP 10:
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Preference Heterogeneity and Optimal Capital Taxation Mikhail Golosov, Aleh Tsyvinsky and Matthew Weinzierl
June 2010
Paper No' PEP 07:
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The Tyranny Puzzle in Welfare Economics: An empirical investigation Frank A Cowell, Marc Fleurbaey and Bertil Tungodden
May 2010
Paper No' PEP 05:
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JEL Classification: H20, H21.


Tags: keywords: social welfare; aggregation; questionnaire; income distribution

Consumption and Cash-Flow Taxes in an International Setting Alan J. Auerbach and Michael P. Devereux
May 2010
Paper No' PEP 03:
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Optimal Control of Externalities in the Presence of Income Taxation Louis Kaplow
May 2010
Paper No' PEP 02:
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JEL Classification: D61, D62, D63, H21, H23, K32


Tags: allocative efficiency; externalities; equity; justice; inequality; labor supply

Preference Heterogeneity and Optimal Capital Income Taxation Mikhail Golosov, Aleh Tayvinski and Matthew Weinzierl
January 2010
Paper No' PEP 04:
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