The third essay investigates the role played by tax enforcement policies in explaining labor supply behavior. Tax distortions can be offset by informal activities because households can substitute from market work into informal or non-taxed work. The formal sector TFP plays an important role in explaining agents' time allocation. Informal activities and tax enforcement policies can potentially explain the pattern of market work and tax rates in OECD countries; this has important welfare implications.My gratitude also goes to Prof. Daniel Benhardt and Prof. Stefan Krasa. I would like to also thank the Perobelli, Fernanda e Fernando, for their friendship and kindness to my family, as well as my loyal friend, Luiz Abrantes, who always had aanbsp;...
|Title||:||Essay on Tax Enforcement, Optimal Monetary Policy and Labor Supply|
|Author||:||Marcelo Aarestrup Arbex|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2007|