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Trans-Atlantic Public Economics Seminar (TAPES), Public Policy and Retirement
with Roger Gordon
Conference held June 12-14, 2006
Published in November 2007 by Journal of Public Economics, Volume 91, issue 10 (Elsevier Science Publishers)

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November 2007Introduction
with Roger Gordon
in Trans-Atlantic Public Economics Seminar (TAPES), Public Policy and Retirement, Sören Blomquist and Roger Gordon, organizers
October 1998Tax Reform Evaluation Using Nonparametric Methods: Sweden 1980 - 1991
with Matias Eklof, Whitney Newey: w6759
This paper evaluates the tax reforms carried out in Sweden between 1980 and 1991. We use a recently developed nonparametric estimation technique to account for labor supply responses. We decompose the tax returns to study how the separate components influence hours of work, tax revenues distribution. The results indicate that the reform was underfinanced and that the increased indirect taxation and redesigned transfer system almost eliminated the positive effects on hours of work due to the decreased marginal taxes on labor income. Further the predictions of a parametric estimated labor supply model. The responses of the parametric model is almost twice the size of the nonparametric.

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