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Austerity versus stimulus: the polarizing effect of fiscal policy

Richard McManus.

in Oxford Economic Papers

July 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Fiscal Policies and Behaviour of Economic Agents; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook. 7512 words.

Through constructing a new Keynesian DSGE model with heterogeneous agents, this article investigates both the aggregate and distributional consequences of fiscal policy. Polarized...

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British tax credit simplification, the intra-household distribution of income and family consumption

Paul Fisher.

in Oxford Economic Papers

April 2016; p ublished online December 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Fiscal Policies and Behaviour of Economic Agents; Welfare and Poverty; Demographic Economics. 9394 words.

This paper asks whether targeting welfare benefits to women can be effective at changing household spending. We provide empirical evidence on this question by using a reform to the UK...

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Channels of labour supply responses of lone parents to changed work incentives

Xiaodong Gong and Robert Breunig.

in Oxford Economic Papers

October 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Demographic Economics; Fiscal Policies and Behaviour of Economic Agents; Demand and Supply of Labour; Single Equation Models; Single Variables. 9471 words.

In this article, we investigate the response of female lone parents to two reforms to the welfare system in Australia. Using childless single women as a control group, we find the first set...

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A Comparison of Fiscal Consequences for Tax and Expenditure Limitation Proposals

Mark A. Edelman.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 1999; p ublished online January 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Fiscal Policies and Behaviour of Economic Agents; Public Economics. 0 words.

Three constitutional tax and expenditure limitation proposals are analyzed for historical consequences. The first and second allowed 32% less state spending and $710 million less in local...

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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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Do “Decoupled” Payments Affect U.S. Crop Area? Preliminary Evidence from 1997–2000

Gary Adams, Patrick Westhoff, Brian Willott and Robert E. Young.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2001; p ublished online December 2001 .

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

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Do Individual Investors Treat Trading as a Fun and Exciting Gambling Activity? Evidence from Repeated Natural Experiments

Xiaohui Gao and Tse-Chun Lin.

in The Review of Financial Studies

July 2015; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Fiscal Policies and Behaviour of Economic Agents; International Financial Markets; Economics. 16004 words.

We hypothesize that individual investors treat trading as a fun and exciting gambling activity, implying substitution between this activity and alternative gambling opportunities. To...

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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 Fat Tax on French Households’ Purchases: A Nutritional Approach

Olivier Allais, Patrice Bertail and Véronique Nichèle.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics of Health; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Fiscal Policies and Behaviour of Economic Agents. 11414 words.

This article assesses the effects of a “fat tax” on the nutrients purchased by French households across different income groups. This is done by making a preliminary estimation of price...

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