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The risk properties of human capital and the design of government policies

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  • da Costa, Carlos E.
  • Maestri, Lucas J.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal European Economic Review.

Volume (Year): 51 (2007)
Issue (Month): 3 (April)
Pages: 695-713

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  1. Dominik Sachs & Sebastian Findeisen, 2012. "Education and Optimal Dynamic Taxation," 2012 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics 365, Society for Economic Dynamics.
  2. Bas Jacobs & Dirk Schindler & Hongyan Yang, 2012. "Optimal Taxation of Risky Human Capital," Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Wiley Blackwell, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 114(3), pages 908-931, 09.
  3. Dirk Schindler & Hongyan Yang, 2010. "Catalyzers for Social Insurance: Education Subsidies vs. Real Capital Taxation," Working Paper Series of the Department of Economics, University of Konstanz 2010-05, Department of Economics, University of Konstanz.
  4. Borys Grochulski & Tomasz Piskorski, 2007. "Risky human capital and deferred capital income taxation," Working Paper, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond 06-13, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond.
  5. Wolfram F. Richter, 2009. "Taxing Education in Ramsey's Tradition," CESifo Working Paper Series 2586, CESifo Group Munich.
  6. Bas Jacobs & A. Lans Bovenberg, 2011. "Optimal Taxation of Human Capital and the Earnings Function," Journal of Public Economic Theory, Association for Public Economic Theory, vol. 13(6), pages 957-971, December.
  7. Dirk Schindler & Benjamin Weigert, 2008. "Educational and Wage Risk: Social Insurance vs. Quality of Education," CESifo Working Paper Series 2513, CESifo Group Munich.
  8. Costa, Carlos Eugênio da & Maestri, Lucas Jóver, 2005. "The Interaction Between Unemployment Insurance and Human Capital Policies," Economics Working Papers (Ensaios Economicos da EPGE) 595, FGV/EPGE Escola Brasileira de Economia e Finanças, Getulio Vargas Foundation (Brazil).
  9. Schindler, Dirk, 2008. "Human Capital, Multiple Income Risk and Social Insurance," Discussion Papers, Department of Business and Management Science, Norwegian School of Economics 2008/18, Department of Business and Management Science, Norwegian School of Economics.
  10. Findeisen, Sebastian & Sachs, Dominik, 2014. "Education Policies and Taxation without Commitment," Working Papers, University of Mannheim, Department of Economics 14-16, University of Mannheim, Department of Economics.
  11. C. Mendolicchio & D. Paolini & T. Pietra, 2010. "Income taxes, subsidies to education, and investments in human capital," Working Papers 701, Dipartimento Scienze Economiche, Universita' di Bologna.
  12. da Costa, Carlos E. & Severo, Tiago, 2008. "Education, preferences for leisure and the optimal income tax schedule," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 92(1-2), pages 113-138, February.
  13. Dirk Schindler & Benjamin Weigert, 2011. "Shutting the Stable Door after the Horse Has Bolted? On Educational Risk and the Quality of Education," CESifo Working Paper Series 3436, CESifo Group Munich.
  14. Dan Anderberg, 2009. "Optimal Policy and the Risk-Properties of Human Capital Reconsidered," 2009 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics 166, Society for Economic Dynamics.
  15. Dirk Schindler & Hongyan Yang, 2010. "Catalysts for Social Insurance: Education Subsidies vs. Real Capital Taxation," CESifo Working Paper Series 3278, CESifo Group Munich.

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