Search for dissertations about: "Sören Blomquist"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 swedish dissertations containing the words Sören Blomquist.

  1. 1. Essays on the Economics of Income Taxation

    Author : Spencer Bastani; Sören Blomquist; Luca Micheletto; Robin Boadway; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; taxation; income redistribution; in-kind transfers; tagging; behavioral responses to income taxation; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of five self-contained essays.Essay 1. (with Sören Blomquist and Luca Micheletto) Using a calibrated overlapping-generations model we quantify the welfare gains of an age-dependent labor income tax. Agents face uncertainty regarding future abilities and can transfer consumption across periods through savings. READ MORE

  2. 2. Four Empirical Essays on Responses to Income Taxation

    Author : Håkan Selin; Sören Blomquist; Per Johansson; Arthur van Soest; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Economics; Nationalekonomi; nationalekonomi; Economics;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four self-contained essays.Essay I (with Jukka Pirttilä) uses a representative panel of taxpayers from the 1993 Finnish tax reform to measure how overall taxable income and the relative shares of capital income and labour income reacted to the reform. READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays in Political Economics and Public Finance

    Author : Che-Yuan Liang; Sören Blomquist; Panu Poutvaara; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four self-contained essays.Essay 1: This paper first extends a recently developed nonparametric approach to estimate labor supply (Blomquist and Newey 2002) to handle the case when there are individuals that do not work. The extension makes it possible to sort out responses on the participation and hour margins. READ MORE

  4. 4. Compulsory Schooling in a Decentralized Setting: Studies of the Swedish Case

    Author : Åsa Ahlin; Sören Blomquist; Magnus Wikström; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Essay 1 (with Eva Johansson) investigates the demand for local public schooling using survey data, a method previously never applied to Sweden. Estimating a demand specification corresponding to that in U.S. studies, more elastic demand than in the U. 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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