Labour Supply and Microsimulation: The Evaluation of Tax Policy Reform

Labour Supply and Microsimulation: The Evaluation of Tax Policy Reform

by John Creedy, Guyonne Kalb
     
 

ISBN-10: 1845428811

ISBN-13: 9781845428815

Pub. Date: 08/06/2006

Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.

"This book provides a detailed introduction to behavioural tax microsimulation methods and reviews the use of such models for evaluating tax policy reforms." John Creedy and Guyonne Kalb's book will appeal to graduate students and academic researchers in the fields of labour economics and public finance. Economists in government departments who wish to use the output…  See more details below

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"This book provides a detailed introduction to behavioural tax microsimulation methods and reviews the use of such models for evaluating tax policy reforms." John Creedy and Guyonne Kalb's book will appeal to graduate students and academic researchers in the fields of labour economics and public finance. Economists in government departments who wish to use the output from microsimulation models in tax policy analysis and design will also find much to engage them within the book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781845428815
Publisher:
Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date:
08/06/2006
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

1Introduction1
2Continuous hours labour supply9
3Discrete hours labour supply37
4Estimation of discrete hours models55
5Simulation with discrete hours77
6Reweighting of sample surveys89
7Welfare changes and tax burdens115
8Welfare measures and labour supply135
9Distributional analyses in discrete models165
10Choice of the unit of analysis in distributional measures189
11Confidence intervals of simulation results217
12Simulating feedback effects on wages249
App. ANewton's method269
App. BLabour supply calibration and simulation271
App. CThe Melbourne institute tax and transfer simulator275
App. DWelfare changes283
App. ELabour supply derived from the quadratic utility287
App. FInequality and poverty measures293
App. GRandom draws from a multivariate normal distribution297

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