• A Common Base Answer to the Question “Which Country is Most Redistributive?” 

      Lambert, Peter J.; Nesbakken, Runa; Thoresen, Thor Olav (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      We believe that what most authors have in mind when referring to the “most redistributive country” is a tax/transfer schedule that is most redistributive across all pre‐tax/transfer income distributions. To measure each ...
    • Distributional Effects of a Wealth Tax under Lifetime-Dynastic Income Concepts 

      Halvorsen, Elin; Thoresen, Thor Olav (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-08-14)
      Annual wealth tax is back on the policy agenda, but the discussion on itseffect is not well informed. When standard methodology is used and wealthtax burdens are measured against annual individual income, a large share ...
    • Measuring labour services: Quality‐Adjusting the entry and exit of workers 

      Brasch, Thomas von; Cappelen, Ådne; Iancu, Diana‐Cristina (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-04-28)
      Many statistical agencies use the sum of hours worked when measuring labour services. This implies that all workers provide work of equal quality. Various indices for adjusting for labour quality have been employed in a ...
    • Scheduled to gain: short- and longer-run educational effects of examination scheduling 

      Bensnes, Simon Søbstad (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      This article presents findings concerning the effect of examination timing on high-stakes exam scores and longer-run outcomes. It shows that random variations in exam schedules that increase the time students have to ...
    • Tax reform, sector-specific labor supply and welfare effects 

      Dagsvik, John K.; Locatelli, Marilena; Strøm, Steinar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2009)
      This paper focuses in particular on the 1992 tax reform in Norway. In this reform the top marginal tax rates were cut considerably. We find that the impact on overall labor supply is rather modest, but these modest changes ...
    • Using a microeconometric model of household labour supply to design optimal income taxes 

      Aaberge, Rolf; Colombino, Ugo (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013-04-10)
      With regards to empirical applications of optimal taxation theory, analytical expressions are typically adopted for optimal taxes, and then numerical values are imputed to their parameters by calibration or by using previous ...