• Cash-on-hand and the duration of job search : quasi-experimental evidence from Norway 

      Basten, Christoph; Fagereng, Andreas; Telle, Kjetil (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014-05-23)
      We identify the causal effect of lump-sum severance payments on non-employment duration in Norway by exploiting a discontinuity in eligibility at age 50. We find that a payment worth 1.2 months’ earnings at the median ...
    • Distributional implications of joint tax evasion 

      Nygård, Odd E.; Slemrod, Joel; Thoresen, Thor Olav (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-05-21)
      Both buyers and sellers of goods and services may benefit from letting their economic transactions go unrecorded for tax purposes. The supplier reduces his tax burden by underreporting income and sales, whereas the consumer ...