Tax evasion and labour supply in Norway in 2003: Structural models versus flexible functional form models
AbstractA Box-Cox structural utility model is estimated on tax evasion survey data and it is shown that this model gives a better representation of individual utility maximizing behavior than a flexible model, represented by a polynomial of degree 3. It is found that an overall wage increase has a positive impact on hours worked in the regular part of the economy and a negative impact on hours work in the irregular part.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Oslo University, Department of Economics in its series Memorandum with number 11/2005.
Length: 44 pages
Date of creation: 10 May 2005
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Postal: Department of Economics, University of Oslo, P.O Box 1095 Blindern, N-0317 Oslo, Norway
Phone: 22 85 51 27
Fax: 22 85 50 35
Web page: http://www.oekonomi.uio.no/indexe.html
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Labor Supply; Tax Evasion; Survey Data; Microeconometrics;
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