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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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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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Fertility, income inequality, and labour productivity

Ross Guest and Robyn Swift.

in Oxford Economic Papers

October 2008; p ublished online February 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Fiscal Policies and Behaviour of Economic Agents; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity. 7222 words.

There is mounting evidence of a complex system of multi-directional links between fertility, productivity and inequality. The contribution of this study is a multi-country analysis of these...

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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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Tax and Expenditure Reforms in Africa: An Overview

Ramos E. Mabugu and Witness Simbanegavi.

in Journal of African Economies

March 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; Fiscal Policies and Behaviour of Economic Agents; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Mathematical Methods; Programming Methods; Mathematical and Simulation Modelling; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue. 6605 words.

Taxation is recognised as being able to affect economic growth, poverty and inequality. In Africa, taxation is an instrument that can be used to promote development. Like other countries,...

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