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Shafik Hebous

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First Name:Shafik
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Last Name:Hebous
RePEc Short-ID:phe288
Terminal Degree:2010 Fachbereich Wirtschaftswissenschaft; Goethe Universität Frankfurt am Main (from RePEc Genealogy)


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Working papers

  1. Sebastian Beer & Ruud A. de Mooij & Shafik Hebous & Michael Keen & Li Liu, 2020. "Exploring Residual Profit Allocation," IMF Working Papers 20/49, International Monetary Fund.
  2. Shafik Hebous & Alexander D Klemm & Saila Stausholm, 2019. "Revenue Implications of Destination-Based Cash-Flow Taxation," IMF Working Papers 19/7, International Monetary Fund.
  3. Shafik Hebous & Alexander D Klemm, 2018. "A Destination-Based Allowance for Corporate Equity," IMF Working Papers 18/239, International Monetary Fund.
  4. Alejandro Esteller-Moré & Shafik Hebous & Niels Johannesen & Katarzyna Anna Bilicka, 2018. "The Present and Future of Tax Havens / El presente y futuro de los paraísos fiscales / El present i futur dels paradisos fiscals," IEB Reports ieb_report_4_2018, Institut d'Economia de Barcelona (IEB).
  5. Michal Andrle & Shafik Hebous & Alvar Kangur & Mehdi Raissi, 2018. "Italy: Toward a Growth-Friendly Fiscal Reform," IMF Working Papers 18/59, International Monetary Fund.
  6. Ruud A. De Mooij & Shafik Hebous, 2017. "Curbing Corporate Debt Bias: Do Limitations to Interest Deductibility Work?," CESifo Working Paper Series 6312, CESifo Group Munich.
  7. Ruud A. de Mooij & Shafik Hebous, 2017. "Curbing Corporate Debt Bias," IMF Working Papers 17/22, International Monetary Fund.
  8. Shafik Hebous & Tom Zimmermann, 2016. "Can Government Demand Stimulate Private Investment? Evidence from U.S. Federal Procurement," IMF Working Papers 16/60, International Monetary Fund.
  9. Shafik Hebous & Niels Johannesen, 2015. "At Your Service! The Role of Tax Havens in International Trade with Services," CESifo Working Paper Series 5414, CESifo Group Munich.
  10. Shafik Hebous & Martin Ruf, 2015. "Evaluating the Effects of ACE Systems on Multinational Debt Financing and Investment," CESifo Working Paper Series 5360, CESifo Group Munich.
  11. Hebous, Shafik & Weichenrieder, Alfons J., 2015. "Towards a fiscal union? On the acceptability of a fiscal transfer system in the eurozone," SAFE White Paper Series 28, Leibniz Institute for Financial Research SAFE.
  12. Hebous, Shafik & Weichenrieder, Alfons J., 2015. "On deficits and symmetries in a fiscal capacity," SAFE Working Paper Series 112, Leibniz Institute for Financial Research SAFE.
  13. Shafik Hebous & Tom Zimmermann, 2014. "Revisiting the Narrative Approach of Estimating Tax Multipliers," CESifo Working Paper Series 5040, CESifo Group Munich.
  14. Hebous, Shafik & Weichenrieder, Alfons J., 2014. "What do we know about the tax planning of German-based multinational firms?," SAFE White Paper Series 22, Leibniz Institute for Financial Research SAFE.
  15. Hebous, Shafik & Zimmermann, Tom, 2014. "Revisiting the Narrative Approach of Estimating Fiscal Multipliers," Annual Conference 2014 (Hamburg): Evidence-based Economic Policy 100408, Verein für Socialpolitik / German Economic Association.
  16. Shafik Hebous & Tom Zimmermann, 2013. "Cross-Border Effects of Fiscal Consolidations: Estimates Based on Narrative Records," CESifo Working Paper Series 4311, CESifo Group Munich.
  17. Shafik Hebous & Tom Zimmermann, 2012. "Estimating the Effects of Coordinated Fiscal Actions in the Euro Area," CESifo Working Paper Series 3912, CESifo Group Munich.
  18. Shafik Hebous, 2011. "Money at the Docks of Tax Havens: A Guide," CESifo Working Paper Series 3587, CESifo Group Munich.
  19. Shafik Hebous & Vilen Lipatov, 2011. "A Journey from a Corruption Port to a Tax Haven," CESifo Working Paper Series 3620, CESifo Group Munich.
  20. Shafik Hebous & Martin Ruf & Alfons J. Weichenrieder & Alfons Weichenrieder, 2010. "The Effects of Taxation on the Location Decision of Multinational Firms: M&A vs. Greenfield Investments," CESifo Working Paper Series 3076, CESifo Group Munich.
  21. Hebous, Shafik, 2009. "The Effects of Discretionary Fiscal Policy on Macroeconomic Aggregates: A Reappraisal," MPRA Paper 23300, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised Jun 2010.
  22. Shafik Hebous & Alfons J. Weichenrieder & Alfons Weichenrieder, 2009. "Debt Financing and Sharp Currency Depreciations: Wholly vs. Partially Owned Multinational Affiliates," CESifo Working Paper Series 2892, CESifo Group Munich.


  1. Mooij Ruud De & Hebous Shafik & Hrdinkova Milena, 2018. "Growth-Enhancing Corporate Tax Reform in Belgium," Nordic Tax Journal, Sciendo, vol. 2018(1), pages 1-17, January.
  2. Shafik Hebous & Tom Zimmermann, 2018. "Revisiting the Narrative Approach of Estimating Tax Multipliers," Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 120(2), pages 428-439, April.
  3. De Mooij, Ruud & Hebous, Shafik, 2018. "Curbing corporate debt bias: Do limitations to interest deductibility work?," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 96(C), pages 368-378.
  4. Hebous, Shafik & Ruf, Martin, 2017. "Evaluating the effects of ACE systems on multinational debt financing and investment," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 156(C), pages 131-149.
  5. Shafik Hebous & Alfons Weichenrieder, 2016. "Toward a Mutualization of European Unemployment Insurance? On Limiting the Downsides of a Fiscal Transfer System for the Eurozone," CESifo Economic Studies, CESifo, vol. 62(2), pages 376-395.
  6. ShafikHebous & Alfons J.Weichenrieder & AlfonsWeichenrieder, 2015. "What Do We Know about the Tax Planning of German-based Multinational Firms?," ifo DICE Report, ifo Institute - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich, vol. 12(04), pages 15-21, January.
  7. Shafik Hebous, 2014. "Money at the Docks of Tax Havens: A Guide," FinanzArchiv: Public Finance Analysis, Mohr Siebeck, Tübingen, vol. 70(3), pages 458-485, September.
  8. Hebous, Shafik & Lipatov, Vilen, 2014. "A journey from a corruption port to a tax haven," Journal of Comparative Economics, Elsevier, vol. 42(3), pages 739-754.
  9. Hebous, Shafik & Zimmermann, Tom, 2013. "Estimating the effects of coordinated fiscal actions in the euro area," European Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 58(C), pages 110-121.
  10. Hebous, Shafik & Ruf, Martin & Weichenrieder, Alfons J., 2011. "The Effects of Taxation on the Location Decision of Multinational Firms: M&a Versus Greenfield Investments," National Tax Journal, National Tax Association;National Tax Journal, vol. 64(3), pages 817-838, September.
  11. Shafik Hebous, 2011. "The Effects Of Discretionary Fiscal Policy On Macroeconomic Aggregates: A Reappraisal," Journal of Economic Surveys, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 25(4), pages 674-707, September.
  12. Fuest, Clemens & Hebous, Shafik & Riedel, Nadine, 2011. "International debt shifting and multinational firms in developing economies," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 113(2), pages 135-138.
  13. Shafik Hebous & Alfons Weichenrieder, 2010. "Debt financing and sharp currency depreciations: wholly versus partially-owned multinational affiliates," Review of World Economics (Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv), Springer;Institut für Weltwirtschaft (Kiel Institute for the World Economy), vol. 146(2), pages 281-302, June.

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  1. NEP-PBE: Public Economics (6) 2012-10-13 2014-12-08 2015-09-11 2015-09-11 2018-12-24 2019-02-04. Author is listed
  2. NEP-ACC: Accounting & Auditing (5) 2014-12-08 2017-03-19 2017-11-05 2019-02-04 2019-02-11. Author is listed
  3. NEP-MAC: Macroeconomics (5) 2010-06-26 2015-02-22 2015-04-02 2015-09-11 2019-03-18. Author is listed
  4. NEP-PUB: Public Finance (4) 2015-04-02 2018-12-24 2019-02-04 2019-02-11
  5. NEP-RMG: Risk Management (2) 2017-03-19 2017-11-05
  6. NEP-CTA: Contract Theory & Applications (1) 2015-09-11
  7. NEP-EEC: European Economics (1) 2015-09-11
  8. NEP-FDG: Financial Development & Growth (1) 2019-03-18
  9. NEP-IAS: Insurance Economics (1) 2015-09-11
  10. NEP-IUE: Informal & Underground Economics (1) 2012-10-13
  11. NEP-LAW: Law & Economics (1) 2017-03-19


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