Peter Birch Sørensen: Selected recent publications in English

"From the linear to the circular economy: A basic model".  FinanzArchiv (Public Finance Analysis) 74, 71-87, 2018.

"Taxation and the optimal constraint on debt finance: why a comprehensive business income tax is suboptimal". International Tax and Public Finance 24, 731-753, 2017.

"Hans-Werner Sinn's blueprint for labour market reform and the Scandinavian alternative". In Gabriel Felbermayr, Meinhard Knoche, and Ludger Wössmann (eds.), Hans-Werner Sinn und 25 Jahre Deutsche Wirtschaftspolitik, Carl Hauser Verlag, 2016.

"House prices in Denmark and Sweden" (with Michael Bergman and Bjørn Sillemann). Chapter 7 in Reform Capacity and Macroeconomic Performance in the Nordic Countries, M. Bergman, S.E.H. Jensen and T.M. Andersen (eds.), Oxford University Press, 2015.

"Measuring the deadweight loss from taxation in a small open economy: A general method with an application to Sweden". Journal of Public Economics 117, 2014, 115-124.

"Efficient redistribution of lifetime income through welfare accounts" Fiscal Studies, 33, 2012, 1-37 (with A. Lans Bovenberg and Martin Ino Hansen). Download Technical Appendices

"The housing bubble that burst: Can house prices be explained? And can their fluctuations be dampened?" Monetary Review, First Quarter 2011, Danmarks Nationalbank.

"International capital taxation" (with Rachel Griffith and James R. Hines, Jr.). Chapter 10 in Dimensions of Tax Design: the Mirrlees Review, J. Mirrlees, S. Adam, T. Besley, R. Blundell, S. Bond, R. Chote, M. Gammie, P. Johnson, G. Myles and J. Poterba (eds), Oxford University Press, 2010.

"The theory of optimal taxation: New developments and policy relevance". Danish Journal of Economics, 148, 2010, 212-244.

"Dual income taxes: a Nordic tax system", in Iris Claus, Norman Gemmell, Michelle Harding and David White (eds.), Tax Reform in Open Economies - International and Country Perspectives, Edward Elgar, 2010.

"Optimal social insurance with linear income taxation". Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 111, 2009, 251-275 (with A. Lans Bovenberg).

"The effects of tax competition when politicians create rents to buy political support". Journal of Public Economics, 92, 2008, 1142-1163 (with Wolfgang Eggert). Download paper acrobat.gif (882 bytes) Download Technical Appendix acrobat.gif (882 bytes)

"Individual savings accounts for social insurance: rationale and alternative designs". International Tax and Public Finance, 15, 2008, 67-86 (with A. Lans Bovenberg and Martin Ino Hansen).

 "The theory of optimal taxation: what is the policy relevance?" International Tax and Public Finance, 14, 2007, 383-406.

"The Nordic dual income tax - Principles, practices and relevance for Canada". Canadian Tax Journal, 55, 2007, 557-602.

"Outsourcing of public service provision: when is is more efficient?" Finnish Economic Papers, 19 (1), Spring 2006 (with Andreas Knabe).
 (Awarded the prize of the Finnish Society for Economic Research for the best article in the Finnish Economic Papers 2005-2006).

"Neutral taxation of shareholder income". International Tax and Public Finance, 12 (6), 2005, 777-801.

"Improving the Equity-Efficiency Trade-Off: Mandatory Savings Accounts for Social Insurance" (with A. Lans Bovenberg). International Tax and Public Finance, 11, 2004, 507-529.

"International Tax Coordination: Regionalism Versus Globalism". Journal of Public Economics, 88, 2004, 1187-1214.

"Labour Tax Reform, the Good Jobs and the Bad Jobs". Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 106(1), 2004, 45-64 (with Henrik Kleven).

 "The German Business Tax Reform of 2000 - A General Equilibrium Analysis". German Economic Review, 3, ,2002, 347-378.

"The Case for International Tax Coordination Reconsidered", Economic Policy 31, October 2000.

"Optimal taxation with household production", Oxford Economic Papers, 52, 2000, 584-594 (with Henrik Kleven and Wolfram Richter).

"Optimal tax progressivity in imperfect labour markets", Labour Economics, 6, 1999, 435-452.

Tax Policy in the Nordic Countries, Macmillan Press, 1998.

"Public finance solutions to the European unemployment problem?", Economic Policy 25, 1997, 223-264.

"On the optimality of the Nordic system of dual income taxation", Journal of Public Economics, 63, , 1997, 311-329 (with Søren Bo Nielsen).