• Aggregate behavior in matching markets with fl exible contracts and non-transferable representations of preferences 

      Dagsvik, John K.; Jia, Zhiyang (Discussion Papers;No. 875, Working paper, 2018-05-30)
      This paper modifies and extends the aggregate equilibrium models for matching markets developed earlier in the literature. Agents in the matching market search for a match among potential partners, including agreements ...
    • An alternative approach to labor supply modeling : emphasizing job-type as choice variable 

      Dagsvik, John K.; Jia, Zhiyang (Discussion Papers;No. 550, Working paper, 2008)
      Abstract: Traditional labor supply analysis is based on the assumption that workers only have preferences over consumption and hours of work, and are able to choose consumption and hours freely within the budget constraint. ...
    • Assessing income tax perturbations 

      Christiansen, Vidar; Jia, Zhiyang; Thoresen, Thor O. (Discussion Paper;No. 945, Working paper, 2020-12)
      We present a scheme for analysing income tax perturbations, applied to a real Norwegian tax reform during 2016 - 2018. The framework decomposes the reform into a structural reform part and a tax level effect. The former ...
    • Distributional benchmarking in tax policy evaluations 

      Thoresen, Thor O.; Jia, Zhiyang; Lambert, Peter J. (Discussion papers;765, Working paper, 2013-11)
      Given an objective to exploit cross-sectional micro data to evaluate the distributional effects of tax policies over a time period, the practitioner of public economics will find that the relevant literature offers a wide ...
    • Do audits improve future tax compliance in the absence of penalties? Evidence from random Audits in Norway 

      Hebous, Shafik; Jia, Zhiyang; Løyland, Knut; Thoresen, Thor O.; Øvrum, Arnstein (Discussion Paper;No. 943, Working paper, 2020-11)
      The Norwegian Tax Administration operated multi-year random audits of personal income tax returns. We exploit this exceptional randomized setup to estimate the effects of tax audits on future compliance explicitly ...
    • Effekter av dynamisk skattepolitikk 

      Cappelen, Ådne; Jia, Zhiyang; Nesbakken, Runa; Prestmo, Joakim; Thoresen, Thor Olav (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2010)
      Individers atferd påvirkes av endringer i skattesystemet, ofte omtalt som dynamiske effekter. Ved beskrivelser av de økonomiske konsekvensene av skatteendringer er det avgjørende hvor store de dynamiske effektene er og ...
    • Er skattesystemet mer omfordelende nå? 

      Lian, Bård; Nesbakken, Runa; Thoresen, Thor Olav; Jia, Zhiyang; Nygård, Odd Erik; Vattø, Trine Engh (Rapporter;2019/30, Research report, 2019-10-10)
      I denne rapporten er ambisjonen å besvare spørsmålet om skattesystemet i 2019 er mer eller mindre omfordelende enn skattesystemet i 2013. Dette spørsmålet besvares ved å anvende skattesystemer i tidsperioden 2013–2019 på ...
    • Labor market modeling recognizing latent job attributes and opportunity constraints : an empirical analysis of labor market behavior of Eritrean women 

      Arneberg, Marie W.; Dagsvik, John K.; Jia, Zhiyang (Discussion Papers;No. 331, Working paper, 2002)
      Abstract: This paper analyzes labor market behavior of urban Eritrean women with particular reference to the impact of education, earnings and labor market opportunities. Unlike traditional models of labor supply, which ...
    • Labor supply as a choice among latent job opportunities : a practical empirical approach 

      Dagsvik, John K.; Jia, Zhiyang (Discussion Papers;No. 481, Working paper, 2006)
      Abstract: In this paper, we discuss aspects of a particular framework for modeling labor supply and the application of this approach in practical policy simulation experiments. This modeling framework differs from the ...
    • Labor supply as a discrete choice among latent jobs 

      Dagsvik, John K.; Jia, Zhiyang (Discussion papers;709, Working paper, 2012-10)
      This paper discusses a modeling framework in which workers are assumed to choose their preferred job from latent worker-specific choice sets. This point of departure yields a framework that formalizes the widely used ad ...
    • Labor supply as a discrete choice among latent jobs. Unobserved heterogeneity and identification 

      Dagsvik, John K.; Jia, Zhiyang (Discussion papers;786, Working paper, 2014-09)
      This paper discusses aspects of a framework for modeling labor supply where the notion of job choice is fundamental. In this framework, workers are assumed to have preferences over latent job opportunities belonging to ...
    • Labor supply of retiring couples and heterogeneity in household decision-making structure 

      Jia, Zhiyang (Discussion Papers;No. 404, Working paper, 2005)
      Abstract: This paper analyzes the labor market participation behavior of retiring couples in Norway. To account for the unobserved heterogeneity in decision-making structure within the household, I formulate a mixed ...
    • Labor supply on the eve of retirement. Disparate effects of immediate and postponed rewards to working 

      Brinch, Christian N.; Hernæs, Erik; Jia, Zhiyang (Discussion papers;698, Working paper, 2012-07)
      We study two recent changes in incentives to work facing 67-69 year old workers in Norway: an earnings test reform which increases current earnings from work, and a pension system maturation which removes pension accrual ...
    • LOTTE-Arbeid - en mikrosimuleringsmodell for arbeidstilbudseffekter 

      Dagsvik, John K.; Kornstad, Tom; Jia, Zhiyang; Thoresen, Thor Olav (Rapporter;2008/11, Research report, 2008)
      Å lage modellverktøy til å studere effekter av endringer i skattesystemet har en lang historie i Statistisk sentralbyrå. Skatteberegningsmodellen LOTTE er en viktig del av modellapparatet som Forskningsavdelingen i ...
    • LOTTE-arbeid : mikrobasert modell for beregning av arbeidstilbudseffekter av skatteendringer 

      Dagsvik, John K.; Jia, Zhiyang; Kornstad, Tom; Thoresen, Thor Olav (Journal article, 2007)
      LOTTE-Arbeid er en ny modell innenfor den såkalte LOTTE-familien av mikrosimuleringsmodeller, utviklet for å simulere virkninger på husholdningers arbeidstilbud av endringer i skattesystemet. Hovedformålet er å gi anslag ...
    • More realistic estimates of revenue changes from tax cuts 

      Thoresen, Thor Olav; Aasness, Jørgen; Jia, Zhiyang (Discussion Papers;No. 545, Working paper, 2008)
      Abstract: Procedures of revenue estimation of changes in the personal income tax are discussed. Using revenue estimates of the 2006 tax cuts in the personal income tax in Norway as an example, we show that estimates of ...
    • Retirement behavior of working couples in Norway. A dynamic programming approach 

      Jia, Zhiyang (Discussion Papers;No. 405, Working paper, 2005)
      Abstract: This paper aims to provide an empirical analysis of the joint retirement behavior of working couples in Norway. A dynamic programming model is specified and estimated on micro data. The estimation results show ...
    • Spousal influence on early retirement behavior 

      Jia, Zhiyang (Discussion Papers;No. 406, Working paper, 2005)
      Abstract: In this paper, we use a binary choice panel data model to analyze married individuals.retirement behavior in Norway when a new option, AFP early retirement becomes available. We focus our study on the influence ...
    • A stochastic model for the utility of income 

      Dagsvik, John K.; Strøm, Steinar; Jia, Zhiyang (Discussion Papers;No. 358, Working paper, 2003)
      Abstract: In this paper we discuss a general framework for analyzing labor supply behavior in the presence of complicated budget- and quantity constraints of which some are unobserved. The point of departure is that an ...
    • The effect of pension wealth on private savings. Results from an extended life cycle model 

      Jia, Zhiyang; Zhu, Weizhen (Discussion papers;697, Working paper, 2012-07)
      An extended life cycle model is used to investigate how variation in the level of expected pensions influences non-pension wealth accumulation. We try to explain why the offset effects between pension wealth and private ...