Search for dissertations about: "thesis on taxation"

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  1. 1. Essays on the Politics of Taxation

    Author : Per F. Andersson; Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Taxation; Democracy; Economic history; Redistribution; Political economy; Beskattning; Demokrati; Ekonomisk historia; Omfördelning; Politisk ekonomi;

    Abstract : Taxation is a key activity of any state and a constant point of political struggle. The structure of taxation is continuously changing and evolving, and its size has grown dramatically during the last two hundred years. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Taxation and Government Quality

    Author : Rasmus Broms; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Taxation; Government quality; Institutions; State building;

    Abstract : The question of what creates government quality, or good institutions, is one of the central puzzles in modern political science. This dissertation investigates a hitherto underexplored cause: taxation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Bureaucracy, Informality and Taxation : Essays in Development Economics and Public Finance

    Author : Anders Fredriksson; Jakob Svensson; Ragnar Torvik; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Bureaucracy; Informality; Taxation; Corruption; Red tape; Investment; Formalization; Laffer effects; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three self-contained essays.Essay 1, "Dispatchers", is a study of a specialized service sector that has arisen in many developing countries.It is a well-established fact that the government bureaucracy in many developing countries is large, difficult to understand, non-transparent and time-consuming. READ MORE