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Labour Supply: The Roles of Human Capital and The Extensive Margin

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We specify and estimate a life-cycle labour supply model that expands on earlier work by simultaneously including human capital accumulation, saving and bequests, an active extensive margin, a realistic specification of the progressive tax structure and the Social Security system, and an accounting for private pensions and health expenditures. By incorporating all these features, we develop new insights into how taxes affect life-cycle labour supply. For instance, we find that labour supply e...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1111/ecoj.12362

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Economics
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Name:
AFTS Secretariat of the Australian Treasury
Grant:
CE110001029
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Australian Research Council
Grant:
FL110100247
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Name:
ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Aging Research
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Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
Publisher:
Wiley
Journal:
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Volume:
126
Issue:
592
Pages:
578-617
Publication date:
2016-05-23
Acceptance date:
2016-01-01
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EISSN:
0013-0133
ISSN:
1468-0297
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pubs:657827
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uuid:fcb9b6f5-edb0-4847-a0e4-9d0addb88788
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657827
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2016-11-10

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