Spencer Bastani

IFAU - Institute for Labour Market Policy Evaluation

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Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)

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How Should Capital Be Taxed? Theory and Evidence from Sweden

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 7004
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 29 Jun 2018
Spencer Bastani and Daniel Waldenström
IFAU - Institute for Labour Market Policy Evaluation and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
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optimal taxation, capital taxation, wealth tax, inheritance tax, corporate tax, income equality-ty, wealth inequality, political economy, preferences for redistribution

How Should Capital Be Taxed? Theory and Evidence from Sweden

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11475
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 02 May 2018
Spencer Bastani and Daniel Waldenström
IFAU - Institute for Labour Market Policy Evaluation and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
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optimal taxation, capital taxation, wealth tax, inheritance tax, corporate tax, income inequality, wealth inequality, political economy, preferences for redistribution

How Should Capital Be Taxed? Theory and Evidence from Sweden

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12880
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 23 Apr 2018
Spencer Bastani and Daniel Waldenström
IFAU - Institute for Labour Market Policy Evaluation and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
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Capital taxation, corporate tax, Income inequality, Inheritance tax, optimal taxation, political economy, Preferences for Redistribution, Wealth Inequality, Wealth tax

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Bunching and Non-Bunching at Kink Points of the Swedish Tax Schedule

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3865
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 06 Jul 2012
Spencer Bastani and Hakan Selin
IFAU - Institute for Labour Market Policy Evaluation and Uppsala University - Department of Economics
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bunching, taxable income, bounds, optimization frictions

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Simple Equilibria in General Contests

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 19 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2022
Spencer Bastani, Thomas Giebe and Oliver Gürtler
IFAU - Institute for Labour Market Policy Evaluation, Linnaeus University - Department of Economics and Statistics and University of Cologne
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contest theory, symmetric equilibrium, heterogeneity, risk, decision theory

A General Framework for Studying Contests

CESifo Working Paper No. 7993
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Dec 2019
Spencer Bastani, Thomas Giebe and Oliver Gürtler
IFAU - Institute for Labour Market Policy Evaluation, Linnaeus University - Department of Economics and Statistics and University of Cologne
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contest theory, symmetric equilibrium, heterogeneity, risk, decision theory

The Welfare Gains of Age Related Optimal Income Taxation

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3225
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 29 Oct 2010
Spencer Bastani, Soren Blomquist and Luca Micheletto
IFAU - Institute for Labour Market Policy Evaluation, Uppsala University - Department of Economics and University of Milan
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labor income taxation, capital income taxation, age-dependent taxes, OLG model

The Welfare Gains of Age Related Optimal Income Taxation

CONPUBBLICA Working Paper Series No. 151
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 04 Mar 2012
Spencer Bastani, Soren Blomquist and Luca Micheletto
IFAU - Institute for Labour Market Policy Evaluation, Uppsala University - Department of Economics and Bocconi University
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labor income taxation, capital income taxation, age-dependent taxes, OLG model

The Welfare Gains of Age‐Related Optimal Income Taxation

International Economic Review, Vol. 54, Issue 4, pp. 1219-1249, 2013
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 15 Nov 2013
Spencer Bastani, Soren Blomquist and Luca Micheletto
IFAU - Institute for Labour Market Policy Evaluation, Uppsala University - Department of Economics and University of Milan
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Salience of Inherited Wealth and the Support for Inheritance Taxation

CESifo Working Paper No. 7482
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 21 Feb 2019
Spencer Bastani and Daniel Waldenström
IFAU - Institute for Labour Market Policy Evaluation and Paris School of Economics (PSE)
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capital taxation, tax attitudes, equality of opportunity, randomized experiment

Salience of Inherited Wealth and the Support for Inheritance Taxation

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13484
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 28 Jan 2019
Spencer Bastani and Daniel Waldenström
IFAU - Institute for Labour Market Policy Evaluation and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
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Capital taxation, Equality of Opportunity, randomized experiment, tax attitudes

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Child Care Subsidies, Quality, and Optimal Income Taxation

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6533
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 20 Jul 2017
Spencer Bastani, Soren Blomquist and Luca Micheletto
IFAU - Institute for Labour Market Policy Evaluation, Uppsala University - Department of Economics and University of Milan
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optimal income taxation, child care subsidies, tax deductibility, tax credit, public provision of private goods

Public Provision of Private Goods, Tagging and Optimal Income Taxation with Heterogeneity in Needs

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3275
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 14 Dec 2010
Spencer Bastani, Soren Blomquist and Luca Micheletto
IFAU - Institute for Labour Market Policy Evaluation, Uppsala University - Department of Economics and Bocconi University
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optimal income taxation, in-kind transfers, tagging

Public Provision of Private Goods, Tagging and Optimal Income Taxation with Heterogeneity in Needs

ECONPUBBLICA Working Paper No. 153
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 04 Mar 2012
Spencer Bastani, Soren Blomquist and Luca Micheletto
IFAU - Institute for Labour Market Policy Evaluation, Uppsala University - Department of Economics and Bocconi University
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optimal income taxation, in-kind transfers, tagging

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Anti-Discrimination Legislation and the Efficiency-Enhancing Role of Mandatory Parental Leave

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5917
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 22 Jun 2016
Spencer Bastani, Tomer Blumkin and Luca Micheletto
IFAU - Institute for Labour Market Policy Evaluation, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics and Bocconi University
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anti-discrimination, adverse selection, parental leave, efficiency

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How Should Commodities Be Taxed? A Counterargument to the Recommendation in the Mirrlees Review

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4240
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 22 May 2013
Spencer Bastani, Soren Blomquist and Jukka Pirttila
IFAU - Institute for Labour Market Policy Evaluation, Uppsala University - Department of Economics and United Nations - World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU/WIDER)
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income taxation, commodity taxation, public provision, separability

Optimal Wage Redistribution in the Presence of Adverse Selection in the Labor Market

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4938
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 17 Sep 2014
Spencer Bastani, Tomer Blumkin and Luca Micheletto
IFAU - Institute for Labour Market Policy Evaluation, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics and University of Milan
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adverse selection, labor market, optimal taxation, pooling, redistribution

Optimal Wage Redistribution in the Presence of Adverse Selection in the Labor Market

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9154
Posted: 04 Sep 2015
Spencer Bastani, Tomer Blumkin and Luca Micheletto
IFAU - Institute for Labour Market Policy Evaluation, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics and Bocconi University
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adverse selection, labor market, optimal taxation, pooling, redistribution

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Political Preferences for Redistribution in Sweden

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6205
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 10 Jan 2017
Spencer Bastani and Jacob Lundberg
IFAU - Institute for Labour Market Policy Evaluation and Uppsala University
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redistribution, social welfare weights, optimal taxation, inverse optimal taxation, social preferences

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Ethnicity and Tax Filing Behavior

CESifo Working Paper No. 7576
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 05 Apr 2019
Spencer Bastani, Thomas Giebe and Chizheng Miao
IFAU - Institute for Labour Market Policy Evaluation, Linnaeus University - Department of Economics and Statistics and Linnaeus University - Department of Economics and Statistics
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deductions, tax filing, bunching, immigrants, natives, integration

Ethnicity and Tax Filing Behavior

Journal of Urban Economics, Vol 116, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 20 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2021
Spencer Bastani, Thomas Giebe and Chizheng Miao
IFAU - Institute for Labour Market Policy Evaluation, Linnaeus University - Department of Economics and Statistics and Linnaeus University - Department of Economics and Statistics
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deductions, tax filing, bunching, immigrants, natives, integration

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Estimating Participation Responses Using Transfer Program Reform

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5781
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 24 Mar 2016
Spencer Bastani, Ylva Moberg and Håkan Selin
IFAU - Institute for Labour Market Policy Evaluation, Uppsala University and Uppsala Center for Fiscal Studies
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labor supply, social assistance, housing allowance, in-work tax credits, take up of transfer programs

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The Ability Gradient in Bunching

CESifo Working Paper No. 8233
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 24 Apr 2020
Spencer Bastani and Daniel Waldenström
IFAU - Institute for Labour Market Policy Evaluation and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
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bunching, ability, skills, complexity, optimal taxation

The Ability Gradient in Bunching

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13141
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Apr 2020
Spencer Bastani and Daniel Waldenström
IFAU - Institute for Labour Market Policy Evaluation and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
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bunching, ability, skills, complexity, optimal taxation

The Ability Gradient in Bunching

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP14599
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 08 May 2020
Spencer Bastani and Daniel Waldenström
IFAU - Institute for Labour Market Policy Evaluation and Paris School of Economics (PSE)
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ability, bunching, Complexity, optimal taxation, skills

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Optimal Commodity Taxation with Varying Quality of Goods

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5635
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 19 Jan 2016
Spencer Bastani, Soren Blomquist and Luca Micheletto
IFAU - Institute for Labour Market Policy Evaluation, Uppsala University - Department of Economics and University of Milan
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nonlinear income taxation, commodity taxation, redistribution, varying quality

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Public Pensions in a Multi-Period Mirrleesian Income Tax Model

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6206
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 12 Jan 2017
Spencer Bastani, Soren Blomquist and Luca Micheletto
IFAU - Institute for Labour Market Policy Evaluation, Uppsala University - Department of Economics and University of Milan
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public pensions, dynamic optimal income taxation, capital income taxation, tagging

Competition for Promotion Can Induce Household Specialization between Equally Competitive Spouses

CESifo Working Paper No. 9660
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 11 Apr 2022
IFAU - Institute for Labour Market Policy Evaluation, University of Cologne, Linnaeus University - Department of Economics and Statistics and University of Cologne
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contest theory, gender equality, family, household, competition

Competition for Promotion Can Induce Household Specialization Between Equally Competitive Spouses

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 13 Apr 2022
IFAU - Institute for Labour Market Policy Evaluation, University of Cologne, Linnaeus University - Department of Economics and Statistics and University of Cologne
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Social Exclusion and Optimal Redistribution

CESifo Working Paper No. 9448
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 08 Dec 2021
Thomas Aronsson, Spencer Bastani and Khayyam Tayibov
University of Umea - Department of Economics, IFAU - Institute for Labour Market Policy Evaluation and Linnaeus University
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long-term unemployment, education, optimal income taxation, public sector employment

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Heterogeneity in Needs and Negative Marginal Tax Rates

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6708
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 01 Dec 2017
Spencer Bastani, Soren Blomquist and Luca Micheletto
IFAU - Institute for Labour Market Policy Evaluation, Uppsala University - Department of Economics and University of Milan
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nonlinear income taxation, negative marginal tax rates, heterogeneity in needs, redistribution

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Optimal Redistribution in the Presence of Signaling

CESifo Working Paper No. 9210
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 02 Aug 2021
Spencer Bastani, Tomer Blumkin and Luca Micheletto
IFAU - Institute for Labour Market Policy Evaluation, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics and University of Milan
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Optimal (P)Redistribution in the Presence of Signaling: A First Pass

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 22 Mar 2022
Spencer Bastani, Tomer Blumkin and Luca Micheletto
IFAU - Institute for Labour Market Policy Evaluation, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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nonlinear taxation, education, asymmetric information, human capital

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How Should Capital Be Taxed?

Journal of Economic Surveys, Vol. 34, Issue 4, pp. 812-846, 2020
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 03 Sep 2020
Spencer Bastani and Daniel Waldenström
IFAU - Institute for Labour Market Policy Evaluation and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
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Capital taxation, Income inequality, Inheritance tax, Optimal taxation, Property tax, Wealth inequality, Wealth tax