Latest contributions

International publications

Jacobs, Bas (2018), "The Marginal Cost of Public Funds is One at the Optimal Tax System", International Tax and Public Finance, 25, (4), 883-912. [Online Appendix: ]
Jacobs, Bas, Egbert L.W. Jongen and Floris T. Zoutman (2017), "Revealed Social Preferences of Dutch Political Parties", Journal of Public Economics, 156, 81-100. [Online Appendix: ]
Jacobs, Bas (2017), "Digitalization and Taxation", in: Sanjeev Gupta, Michael Keen, Alpa Shah, and Genevieve Verdier (eds), Digital Revolutions in Public Finance, Washington-DC: International Monetary Fund, Ch. 2, 25-55. [Presentation ]

Working papers

Jacobs, Bas, and Rick van der Ploeg (2018),"Should Pollution Taxes Be Targeted at Income Redistribution?", revised and resubmitted Journal of Environmental Economics and Management. Earlier drafts: CESifo Working Paper No. 6599, Munich: CESifo. . Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper TI TI 2017-070/VI.
Jacobs, Bas, and Uwe Thümmel (2018), "Optimal Taxation of Income and Human Capital and Skill-Biased Technical Change", mimeo: Erasmus University Rotterdam/University of Zürich.
Jacobs, Bas, and Uwe Thümmel (2018), "Optimal Linear Income Taxation and Education Subsidies under Skill-Biased Technical Change", mimeo: Erasmus University Rotterdam/University of Zürich.
Hummel, Albert Jan, and Bas Jacobs (2018), "Optimal Income Taxation in Unionized Labor Markets", CESifo Working Paper No. 6599, Munich: CESifo. .
Jacobs, Bas, and Alexandra Rusu (2018), "Why is the Long-Run Tax on Capital Income Zero? Explaining the Chamley-Judd Result", mimeo: Erasmus University Rotterdam. Earlier draft: Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper TI 2017-011/VI.

Dutch publications

Jacobs, Bas (2018), "In memoriam Sir James A. Mirrlees (1936-2018)", Economisch Statistische Berichten, te verschijnen.
Jacobs, Bas (2018), "Women in Economics", Economisch Statistische Berichten, 103 (4767S), 1-2.
Jacobs, Bas (2018), "Verblind door Macro-economisch Optimisme", Economisch Statistische Berichten, 103 (4766), 460-463.
Jacobs, Bas (2018), "Blind Gokken met de Dividendbelasting", Tijdschrift voor Politieke Economie, 12 (1), 1-21.
Jacobs, Bas (2017), "Belastingplannen Rutte III: Gemiste Kansen", Economisch Statistische Berichten, 102, (4755), 526-529.
Jacobs, Bas (2017), "Fundamentele Herziening van Belastingen op Kapitaalinkomen", Economisch Statistische Berichten, 102, (4753), 416-419.

Newspaper and other articles

Jacobs, Bas (2017), “Opeens Zag ik Het: De Grote Goocheltruc van Rutte III ”, De Correspondent, 24 oktober 2017.
Jacobs, Bas (2017), “Belastingplannen Zijn vooral Gemiste Kansen”, Het Financieele Dagblad, 14 oktober 2017.
Jacobs, Bas (2017), “Het Regeerakkoord van Rutte III: Er is Geen Rode Draad in te Ontwaren”, De Correspondent, 12 oktober 2017.

Policy contributions


Werkgroep Kosten van Belastingheffing en Maatschappelijke Kosten-Baten Analyses (2017), "Kosten van Belastingheffing, Baten van Inkomensherverdeling en MKBA's", Den Haag: CPB/Ministerie van Financiën.

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