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Inheritance Taxation: Redistribution and Predistribution
Frank A  Cowell,  Chang  He,  Dirk  Van de gaer,  December 2017
Paper No' PEP 35: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Condorcet was Wrong, Pareto was Right: Families, Inheritance and Inequality
Frank  Cowell,  Dirk  Van de gaer,  December 2017
Paper No' PEP 34: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Risk-based Selection in Unemployment Insurance: Evidence and Implications
Camille  Landais,  Arash  Nekoei,  Peter  Nilsson,  David  Seim,  Johannes  Spinnewijn,  October 2017
Paper No' PEP 33: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tony Atkinson and his Legacy
A  Brandolini,  Stephen P  Jenkins,  John  Micklewright,  July 2017
Paper No' PEP 32: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Welfare and Inequality Comparisons for Uni- and Multi-dimensional Distributions of Ordinal Data
Frank A  Cowell,  Martyna  Kobus,  Radoslaw  Kurek,  January 2017
Paper No' PEP 31: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Pareto models, top incomes, and recent trends in UK income inequality
Stephen P  Jenkins,  August 2016
Paper No' PEP 30: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Choice and Competition in Public Service Provision
Timothy  Besley,  James M.  Malcolmson,  August 2016
Paper No' PEP 29: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Aspirations and the Political Economy of Inequality
Timothy  Besley,  August 2016
Paper No' PEP 28: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Modern Family: Female Breadwinners and the Intergenerational Transmission of Gender Norms
Panos  Mavrokonstantis,  November 2015
Paper No' PEP 27: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Wealth Inequality in the United States since 1913: Evidence from Capitalized Income Tax Data
Emmanuel  Saez,  Gabriel  Zucman,  August 2015
Paper No' PEP 26: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
The Optimal Timing of Unemployment Benefits: Theory and Evidence from Sweden
J.  Kolsrud,  Camille  Landais,  P.  Nilsson,  Johannes  Spinnewijn,  July 2015
Paper No' PEP 25: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
European Identity and Redistributive Preferences
Joan  Costa-Font,  Frank A  Cowell,  June 2015
Paper No' PEP 24: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Family Welfare Cultures
Gordon B.  Dahl,  Magne  Mogstad,  Andreas  Ravndal Kostol,  June 2014
Paper No' PEP 23: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
A Theory of Income Taxation under Multidimensional Skill Heterogeneity
Casey  Rothschild,  Florian  Scheuer,  January 2014
Paper No' PEP 19: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
The great reversal in the demand for skill and cognitive tasks
Paul  Beadry,  Paul  Beaudry,  David A.  Green,  Ben  Sand,  November 2013
Paper No' PEP 22: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Management of Bureaucrats and Public Service Delivery: Evidence from the Nigerian Civil Service
Imran  Rasul,  Daniel  Rogger,  October 2013
Paper No' PEP 20: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Female Labour Supply, Human Capital and Welfare Reform
Richard  Blundell,  Monica  Costa Dias,  Costas  Meghir,  Jonathan  Shaw,  April 2013
Paper No' PEP 21: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Mobility in China
Yi  Chen,  Frank A  Cowell,  April 2013
Paper No' PEP 18: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Do We Value Mobility?
Yoram  Amiel,  Michele  Bernasconi,  Michele  Bernasconi,  Frank A  Cowell,  Valentino  Dardanoni,  Valentino  Dardanoni,  April 2013
Paper No' PEP 17: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Assessing theWelfare Effects of Unemployment Benefits Using the Regression Kink Design
Camille  Landais,  July 2012
Paper No' PEP 16: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Taxation and International Migration of Superstars: Evidence from the European Football Market
Henrik  Kleven,  Camille  Landais,  Emmanuel  Saez,  February 2012
Paper No' PEP 14: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Estimating Taxable Income Responses using Danish Tax Reforms
Henrik  Kleven,  Esben Anton  Schultz,  February 2012
Paper No' PEP 13: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Daria  Burnes,  David  Neumark,  Michelle J.  White,  June 2011
Paper No' PEP 12: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
The Choice of the Personal Income Tax Base
Roger H.  Gordon,  Wojciech  Kopczuk,  June 2011
Paper No' PEP 11: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Measuring Mobility
Frank A  Cowell,  Emmanuel  Flachaire,  April 2011
Paper No' PEP 09: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Charles F.  Manski,  February 2011
Paper No' PEP 10: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Preference Heterogeneity and Optimal Capital Taxation
Mikhail  Golosov,  Aleh  Tsyvinsky,  Matthew  Weinzierl,  June 2010
Paper No' PEP 07: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
The Tyranny Puzzle in Welfare Economics: An empirical investigation
Marc  Fleurbaey,  Frank A  Cowell,  Bertil  Tungodden,  May 2010
Paper No' PEP 05: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Consumption and Cash-Flow Taxes in an International Setting
Alan J.  Auerbach,  Michael P.  Devereux,  May 2010
Paper No' PEP 03: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Optimal Control of Externalities in the Presence of Income Taxation
Louis  Kaplow,  May 2010
Paper No' PEP 02: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Do Child Tax Benefits Affect the Wellbeing of Children? Evidence from Canadian Child Benefit Expansions
Kevin  Milligan,  Mark  Stabile,  May 2010
Paper No' PEP 01: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Preference Heterogeneity and Optimal Capital Income Taxation
Mikhail  Golosov,  Aleh  Tayvinski,  Matthew  Weinzierl,  January 2010
Paper No' PEP 04: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Social Identity and Redistributive Preferences: A Survey
Joan   Costa Font,  Frank A  Cowell, 
Paper No' PEP 15: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Trends in Individual Income Growth: Measurement Methods and British Evidence
Stephen P  Jenkins,  Philippe   Van Kerm, 
Paper No' PEP 08: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)