Search for dissertations about: "Optimal Taxation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 34 swedish dissertations containing the words Optimal Taxation.

  1. 1. Optimal Taxation in Search Equilibrium

    Author : Per Engström; Bertil Holmlund; Ann-Sofie Kolm; Torben Tranaes; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Optimal Taxation; unemployment; search; unemployment benefits; home production; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four self-contained essays.Essay 1 (with Bertil Holmlund and Ann-Sofie Kolm) develops a two-sector general equilibrium search model where ``goods'' are produced exclusively in the market and ”services” are produced both in the market and within the households. READ MORE

  2. 2. Taxation of intermediate goods : a CGE analysis

    Author : Lars Bohlin; Lars Hultkrantz; Mats Nilsson; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Optimal taxation; energy taxation; environmental taxes; emission trading; climate policy; carbon leakage; CGE-analysis; input-output tables; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This dissertation is concerned with tax rates for the use of commodities in general, and energy in particular. Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) models are used to analyze the normative question of whether the tax rate for intermediate use by firms should be the same as the tax rate for final consumption by households. READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays on Voting Behavior, Labor Market Policy, and Taxation

    Author : Henrik Jordahl; Timothy Besley; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Elections; voting behavior; pocketbook voting; self-interest; public interest; intergovernmental grants; vote purchasing; redistribution; central bank independence; labor market reform; credibility; flexibility; inflation; unemployment; rigidities; horizontal equity; optimal taxation; heterogeneous preferences; utilitarianism; Nationalekonomi; val; röstningsbeteende; plånboksröstning; egenintresse; allmänintresse; statsbidrag till kommuner; röstköp; omfördelning; centralbanksoberoende; arbetsmarknadsreform; trovärdighet; flexibilitet; inflation; arbetslöshet; rigiditet; horisontell rättvisa; optimal beskattning; heterogena preferenser; utilitarism; Economics; Nationalekonomi; nationalekonomi; Economics;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four self-contained essays.Essay 1 investigates the vote motive in Swedish general elections. A theoretical model of rational retrospective voting is tested empirically on pooled cross-sectional and panel data from the Swedish Election Studies between 1985 and 1994 supplemented with time series on inflation and unemployment. READ MORE

  4. 4. On Housing, Mortgages, and Taxation

    Author : Kasper Kragh-Sørensen; Per Krusell; Jonathan Heathcote; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Housing; life cycle; heterogeneous households; mortgage interest deduction; residential property tax; mortgage lending policies; welfare; optimal taxation; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Costly reversals of bad policies: the case of the mortgage interest deduction This paper measures the welfare effects of removing the mortgage interest deduction under a variety of implementation scenarios. To this end, we build a life-cycle model with heterogeneous households calibrated to the U.S. READ MORE

  5. 5. Two Essays in Optimal Taxation

    Author : Spencer Bastani; Sören Blomquist; Luca Micheletto; Tomas Sjögren; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

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