28/08/2017
gilbertmbara

Optimal Tax Policy with Dual Labor Markets, @ IIPF Congress, Tokyo.

In the presence of labor market duality, optimal tax policy requires that firms pay as much as possible of the labor income tax burden!

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02/08/2017
stas

Hosting the Shadow2017 conference in Warsaw

From July 27 to July 30, 2017 we hosted in Warsaw the 5th International Conference on “The Shadow Economy, Tax Evasion and Informal Labor” called also Shadow2017. This was the fifth conference of the Shadow conference series with the previous ones taking place in Muenster (Germany) in 2009, 2011 and 2013 and Exeter (UK) in […]

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31/07/2017
gilbertmbara

Corporate Governance and Tax Evasion

A new research paper on the interaction of corporate governance with the tax system. Governments can actually be helpful.

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19/05/2017
gilbertmbara

Laffer Presentation at BICEPS, SSE Riga

The Laffer project again had an opportunity to present our work at the recently concluded "Corruption, Tax Evasion and Institutions" conference in Riga, Latvia. The conference was organized by the Baltic International Centre for Economic Policy Studies (BICEPS), the Stockholm School of Economics in Riga (SSE Riga), the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) and […]

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26/04/2017
gilbertmbara

Striking a Balance: Optimal Tax Policy at the EPCS 2017 Meeting

We were honored to present our results at the recently concluded European Public Choice Society Annual Meeting 2017, where our work received positive feedback. Furthermore, we were lucky to have as our discussant the venerable Prof. Friedrich Schenider, whose results we have used as a benchmark and to whom our research also owes inspiration.  Our […]

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