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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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Fiscal Policy in an Unemployment Crisis

Pontus Rendahl.

in The Review of Economic Studies

July 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Fiscal Policies and Behaviour of Economic Agents. 15535 words.

This article shows that equilibrium unemployment dynamics can significantly increase the efficacy of fiscal policy. In response to a shock that brings the economy into a liquidity trap, an...

Have Returns to Education Changed in Nigeria? Uncovering the Role of Democratic Reforms

Ruth Uwaifo Oyelere.

in Journal of African Economies

November 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Education and Research Institutions; Economywide Country Studies; Development Planning and Policy; Economic Development; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Fiscal Policies and Behaviour of Economic Agents. 15629 words.

There is documented evidence that returns to education were low during the military rule of the 1990s in Nigeria. In this paper, I investigate the claim that after democracy in 1999, there...

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...

The Impact of Rural Pensions in China on Labor Migration

Karen Eggleston, Ang Sun and Zhaoguo Zhan.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2018; p ublished online July 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; Fiscal Policies and Behaviour of Economic Agents; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Welfare and Poverty; Demand and Supply of Labour; Economic Development. 11495 words.

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We study the impact of China’s new rural pension program on promoting migration of labor by applying a regression discontinuity analysis to this new...

Tax cuts or social investment? Evaluating the opportunity cost of French employment strategy

Clément Carbonnier, Bruno Palier and Michaël Zemmour.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

November 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Fiscal Policies and Behaviour of Economic Agents; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 9974 words.

Tax expenditures are widely used by French governments as employment and social policies. Such programmes together amounted to more than 1.3 points of GDP in 2011. Thanks to a systematic...

Taxation and Household Labour Supply

Nezih Guner, Remzi Kaygusuz and Gustavo Ventura.

in The Review of Economic Studies

July 2012; p ublished online December 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Demographic Economics; Fiscal Policies and Behaviour of Economic Agents; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook. 18130 words.

We evaluate reforms to the U.S. tax system in a life cycle set-up with heterogeneous married and single households and with an operative extensive margin in labour supply. We restrict our...

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Taxation and Labour Supply of Married Couples across Countries: A Macroeconomic Analysis

Alexander Bick and Nicola Fuchs-Schündeln.

in The Review of Economic Studies

July 2018; p ublished online October 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; Fiscal Policies and Behaviour of Economic Agents; Demographic Economics; Demand and Supply of Labour. 19064 words.

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We document contemporaneous differences in the aggregate labour supply of married couples across seventeen European countries and the U.S. Based on a...

Welfare-improving income tax reforms: a microsimulation analysis

John Creedy and Nicolas Hérault.

in Oxford Economic Papers

January 2012; p ublished online July 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Welfare Economics; Fiscal Policies and Behaviour of Economic Agents; Demand and Supply of Labour; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue. 9255 words.

Extensive research has shown that few robust results regarding the optimal tax structure are available. Moreover, the stylized models used in optimal tax analyses are not appropriate for...

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What Can Countries in Other Regions Learn from Social Security Reform in Latin America?

Indermit S. Gill, Ceren Ozer and Radu Tatucu.

in The World Bank Research Observer

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Fiscal Policies and Behaviour of Economic Agents; Financial Institutions and Services; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies. 6274 words.

About a dozen countries in Latin America have enacted reforms that include elements being contemplated elsewhere, including the partial privatization of social security. It is not easy to...

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