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Constitutional change and inequality in Scotland

David Comerford and David Eiser.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Fiscal Policies and Behaviour of Economic Agents; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Regional Government Analysis; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue. 12145 words.

What scope does a sub-national economy have to affect the level of inequality? Does a policy menu consistent with the theories of fiscal federalism provide for an ability to affect...

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Corporate tax policy under the Labour government, 1997–2010

Giorgia Maffini.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2013; p ublished online June 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Fiscal Policies and Behaviour of Economic Agents; Corporate Regulation; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; Corporate Governance. 9899 words.

This paper reviews and evaluates corporate tax policy under the 1997–2010 Labour government. During this period the government implemented a classical rate-cut-cum-base-broadening tax...

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Dynamic Investment and Financing under Personal Taxation

Erwan Morellec and Norman Schürhoff.

in The Review of Financial Studies

January 2010; p ublished online August 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Corporate Governance; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; Fiscal Policies and Behaviour of Economic Agents. 21400 words.

In this paper we examine the effects of capital gains taxation on firms' investment and financing decisions. We develop a real-options model in which the timing of investment, the decision...

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The Effects of a Federal Flat Tax on Agriculture

Christine A. Wilson, Allen M. Featherstone and Del D. Elffner.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Fiscal Policies and Behaviour of Economic Agents; Agricultural Economics; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue. 0 words.

This study examines the impact of a federal flat tax on agriculture by determining the tax liability under the current and flat tax systems using actual farm records. The study considers...

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The happiness puzzle: analytical aspects of the Easterlin paradox

M. Ali Choudhary, Paul Levine, Peter McAdam and Peter Welz.

in Oxford Economic Papers

January 2012; p ublished online April 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General; Fiscal Policies and Behaviour of Economic Agents; Econometric Modelling; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue. 5491 words.

We apply an optimizing model with relative comparisons (habit formation) in consumption and labour supply to the economics of happiness, specifically the ‘Easterlin paradox’. Studying a...

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Housing Market Responses to Transaction Taxes: Evidence From Notches and Stimulus in the U.K.

Michael Carlos Best and Henrik Jacobsen Kleven.

in The Review of Economic Studies

January 2018; p ublished online June 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; Fiscal Policies and Behaviour of Economic Agents; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook. 19726 words.

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We investigate housing market responses to transaction taxes using administrative data on all property transactions in the U.K. from 2004 to 2012...

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How to Deal with Covert Child Labor and Give Children an Effective Education, in a Poor Developing Country

Alessandro Cigno.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2012; p ublished online July 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; Fiscal Policies and Behaviour of Economic Agents; Education and Research Institutions; Demand and Supply of Labour. 7187 words.

Because credit and insurance markets are imperfect and intrafamily transfers and how children use their time outside school hours are private information, the second-best policy makes...

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Income Taxes and Price Variability in Storable Commodity Markets

Kevin McNew and Bruce Gardner.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

August 1999; p ublished online August 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Fiscal Policies and Behaviour of Economic Agents; Agricultural Economics; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue. 0 words.

Progressive income taxes lead to distortions in economic decisions made across tax years. This is particularly important when income is volatile, as in the case of agriculture. Progressive...

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Insurance and Taxation over the Life Cycle

Emmanuel Farhi and Iván Werning.

in The Review of Economic Studies

April 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Fiscal Policies and Behaviour of Economic Agents; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue. 16406 words.

We consider a dynamic Mirrlees economy in a life-cycle context and study the optimal insurance arrangement. Individual productivity evolves as a Markov process and is private information....

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Intertemporal Distortions in the Second Best

Stefania Albanesi and Roc Armenter.

in The Review of Economic Studies

October 2012; p ublished online February 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Fiscal Policies and Behaviour of Economic Agents; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue. 17069 words.

This paper studies the long-run properties of intertemporal distortions in a broad class of second-best economies. Our unified framework encompasses and extends many well-known models, such...

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