Latest contributions

International publications


Jacobs, Bas, Egbert L.W. Jongen and Floris T. Zoutman (2017), "Revealed Social Preferences of Dutch Political Parties", Journal of Public Economics, forthcoming.
Zoutman, Floris T., and Bas Jacobs (2016), "Optimal Redistribution and Monitoring of Labor Effort", Journal of Public Economics, 135, 15-31.
Jacobs, Bas, and Hongyan Yang (2016), "Second-Best Income Taxation and Education Policy with Endogenous Human Capital and Borrowing Constraints", International Tax and Public Finance, 23, (2), 234-268. [Online Appendix: ]

Working papers


Jacobs, Bas, and Rick van der Ploeg (2017),"Should Pollution Taxes Be Targeted at Income Redistribution?", Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper TI TI 2017-070/VI.
Jacobs, Bas (2017), "The Marginal Cost of Public Funds is One at the Optimal Tax System", mimeo: Erasmus University Rotterdam (revise and resubmit International Tax and Public Finance).
Jacobs, Bas, and Alexandra Rusu (2017), "Why is the Long-Run Tax on Capital Income Zero? Explaining the Chamley-Judd Result", Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper TI 2017-011/VI.
Gerritsen, Aart, and Bas Jacobs (2016), "Is A Minimum Wage an Appropriate Instrument for Redistribution?", Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper TI 2016-100-IV.
Hummel, Albert Jan, and Bas Jacobs (2016), "Optimal Income Taxation in Unionized Labor Markets", mimeo: Erasmus University Rotterdam.
Jacobs, Bas (2015), "Optimal Inefficient Production", mimeo: Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Dutch publications


Jacobs, Bas, and Ferry Haan (2016), "Economie voor Goede, Slechte - en vooral! - Barre Tijden", in: A. Lans Bovenberg en Ferry Haan, KVS Preadviezen 2016 Amsterdam: Koninklijke Vereniging voor de Staathuishoudkunde, 57-68.
Hummel, Albert Jan, Bas Jacobs and Matthijs Oosterveen (2016), "Een Nuchtere Blik op de Maatschappelijke Kosten en Baten van Alcohol", Economisch Statistische Berichten, 101, (4744), 766-769.
Jacobs, Bas (2016), "Langdurige Stagnatie? Je Gaat het pas Zien als Je het Door Hebt", Economisch Statistische Berichten, 101, (4741), 616-619.
Jacobs, Bas (2016), "Monetaire Paniek", Economisch Statistische Berichten, 100, (4721), 651.

Policy contributions


Jacobs, Bas (2017), "Digitalization and Taxation", mimeo: Erasmus University Rotterdam/IMF. [Presentation ]
Lukkezen, Jasper, Bas Jacobs en Clemens Kool (2016), "Macro-economics of Balance Sheet Problems and the Liquiditytrap", CPB Background Document, August 2016, Den Haag: CPB.

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