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First Name: Simon
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Last Name: James

RePEc Short-ID: pja236

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Postal Address: University of Exeter Business School Streatham Court Exeter EX4 4PU United Kingdom


Business School
University of Exeter
Location: Exeter, United Kingdom
Phone: (01392) 263218
Fax: (01392) 263242
Postal: Streatham Court, Rennes Drive, Exeter EX4 4PU
Handle: RePEc:edi:deexeuk (more details at EDIRC)


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Working papers

  1. James, Simon, 2010. "Combining the contributions of behavioral economics and other social sciences in understanding taxation and tax reform," MPRA Paper 26289, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  2. James, Simon & Edwards, Alison, 2010. "An annotated bibliography of tax compliance and tax compliance costs," MPRA Paper 26106, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  3. James, Simon, 2008. "Does University Research Improve University Teaching?," MPRA Paper 19468, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  4. James, Simon & Alley, Clinton, 2008. "Successful tax reform: the experience of value added tax in the United Kingdom and goods and services tax in New Zealand," MPRA Paper 19858, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  5. James, Simon, 2007. "Tax Simplification is not a simple issue: the reasons for difficulty and a possible strategy," MPRA Paper 19281, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  6. James, Simon, 2004. "Financing multi-level government," MPRA Paper 26760, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  7. James, Simon & Alley, Clinton, 2002. "Tax compliance, self-assessment and tax administration," MPRA Paper 26906, University Library of Munich, Germany.


  1. James, Simon, 2012. "The contribution of behavioral economics to tax reform in the United Kingdom," Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics), Elsevier, vol. 41(4), pages 468-475.
  2. James, Simon & Edwards, Alison, 2008. "Developing Tax Policy in a Complex and Changing World," Economic Analysis and Policy (EAP), Queensland University of Technology (QUT), School of Economics and Finance, vol. 38(1), pages 35-53, March.
  3. James, Simon, 2007. "P.H. Lindert, Growing Public: Social Spending and Economic Growth Since the Eighteenth Century, Cambridge University Press (2004) ISBN 0 521 82174 6 (hardback), 0 521 52916 6 (paperback) vol. 1: xvii ," Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics), Elsevier, vol. 36(6), pages 982-983, December.
  4. Simon James, 2000. "Teaching tax principles and policy: comparing the single textbook and wider reading approaches," Accounting Education, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 9(3), pages 281-289.
  5. Simon James, 1999. "The future international tax environment and European tax harmonization: a personal view," European Accounting Review, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 8(4), pages 731-747.
  6. Simon James & Ian Wallschutsky, 1997. "Tax law improvement in Australia and the UK: the need for a strategy for simplification," Fiscal Studies, Institute for Fiscal Studies, vol. 18(4), pages 445-460, November.
  7. James, Simon, 1992. "Taxation and female participation in the labour market," Journal of Economic Psychology, Elsevier, vol. 13(4), pages 715-734, December.


  1. Lamb, Margaret & Lymer, Andrew & Freedman, Judith & James, Simon (ed.), 2004. "Taxation: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Research," OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press, number 9780199242931.

NEP Fields

2 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-ACC: Accounting & Auditing (1) 2010-10-30. Author is listed
  2. NEP-CBE: Cognitive & Behavioural Economics (1) 2010-11-13. Author is listed
  3. NEP-EVO: Evolutionary Economics (1) 2010-11-13. Author is listed
  4. NEP-HPE: History & Philosophy of Economics (1) 2010-11-13. Author is listed
  5. NEP-PBE: Public Economics (2) 2010-10-30 2010-11-13. Author is listed


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