Search for dissertations about: "tax reform"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 48 swedish dissertations containing the words tax reform.

  1. 1. Essays on Inflation Expectations, Monetary Policy and Tax Reform

    Author : Kerstin Westergren; Nils Gottfries; Daria Finocchiaro; Stefan Pitschner; Mirko Wiederholt; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Inflation expectations; Rational inattention; Frequency of purchase; Consumers; Monetary policy; Instrumental Variables; Event studies; Entrepreneurs; Wealth inequality; Dual taxation; Tax reform; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three self-contained essays.Essay I: Why do consumers’ expenditure patterns matter for their inflation expectations? I propose a model of rational inattention where a consumer trades off paying attention between goods bought more or less frequently. READ MORE

  2. 2. Essays on pensions, retirement and tax evasion

    Author : Johannes Hagen; Sören Blomquist; Håkan Selin; Monika Bütler; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Pensions; retirement; annuity; annuity puzzle; adverse selection; pension reform; instrumental variable; health; health care; mortality; tax evasion; engel curves; consumption; self-employment; permanent income; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Essay I: This essay provides an overview of the history of the Swedish pension system. Starting with the implementation of the public pension system in 1913, it outlines the key components of each major pension reform up until today along with a discussion of the main trade-offs and concerns that policy makers have faced. READ MORE

  3. 3. Limits of Tax Policy

    Author : Åsa Hansson; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic systems; economic theory; econometrics; Economics; government size; growth; benefit- reduction rate; Marginal effective tax rates; economic policy; Nationalekonomi; ekonometri; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk politik;

    Abstract : The size of government has increased dramatically over the last century. Given the magnitude of government involvement in the economy and the potential influence it has on individuals as well as the economy, studies documenting the effects of government size may offer particularly timely insights. This thesis addresses some of these issues. READ MORE

  4. 4. Taxes, Nudges, and Conformity : Essays in Labor and Behavioral Economics

    Author : Egebark Johan; Peter Fredriksson; Roope Uusitalo; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Youth unemployment; Payroll tax; Self-employment tax; Tax subsidy; Labor costs; Resource conservation; Default option; Moral appeal; Social interactions; Contagion; Natural Field Experiment; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four papers summarized as follows.Do Payroll Tax Cuts Raise Youth Employment? We study whether payroll tax reductions are an effective means to raise youth employment. In 2007, the Swedish employer-paid payroll tax was cut on a large scale for young workers, substantially reducing labor costs for this group. READ MORE

  5. 5. Distributional Side Effects of Tax Policies: An Analysis of Tax Avoidance and Congestion Tolls

    Author : Hanna Armelius; Lars Hultkrantz; Jonas Agell; Michael Lundholm; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Congestion tolls; Tax avoidance; Income distribution; Distributional effects; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three self-contained essays.Essay 1This essay examines the effects of tax avoidance on saving and income distribution. In an intertemporal model taxes can be avoided through asset trade. We find that including an avoidance response to taxation will increase all the negative distortions of increased tax progressivity. READ MORE