Vidar Christiansen

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Visiting address Economic Institute Eilert Sundts House Moltke Moes vei 31 0851 Oslo
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Academic Interests

Public Economy, Applied Microeconomics

Curriculum Vitae

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Tags: Economic Policy, Economics, Income Employment and Welfare

Publications

  • Vidar Christiansen, "Optimal pariticipation taxes," Economica 82, 2015, 595-612
  • Vidar Christiansen and Stephen Smith, "Emissions taxes and abatement regulation under uncertainty," Environmental and Resource Economics 60(1), 2014, 17-35
  • Vidar Christiansen and Stephen Smith, "Externality-correcting taxes and regulation", The Scandinavian Journal of Economics 114 (2), 2012, 358-383
  • Sören Blomquist, Vidar Christiansen and Luca Micheletto, "Public Provision and Nondistortionary Marginal Tax Rates", American Economic Journal: Economic Policy 2,1-27, 2010. 
  • Vidar Christiansen and Matti Tuomala, "On taxing capital income with income shifting," International Tax and Public Finance 15(4), 2008, 527-545
  • Vidar Christiansen, "Two Approaches to Determine Public Good Provision under Distortionary Taxation," National Tax Journal 60(1), 2007, 25-43
  • Vidar Christiansen and Sören Blomquist, "The political economy of publicly provided private goods," Journal of Public Economics 73, 1999, 31–54
  • Vidar Christiansen and Sören Blomquist, "Topping up or opting out? The optimal design of public provision schemes," International Economic Review 39(2), 1998, 399-411
  • Vidar Christiansen and Sören Blomquist, "Public provision of private goods as a redistributive device in an optimum income tax model", Scandinavian Journal of Economics 97, 1995, 547 –567,
  • Vidar Christiansen, "Choice of occupation, tax incidence and piecemeal tax revision", Scandinavian Journal of Economics 90, 1988
  • Vidar Christiansen, "Evaluation of public projects under optimal taxation," Review of Economic Studies 48, 1981, 447–457
  • Vidar Christiansen and Eilev S. Jansen "Implicit social preferences in the Norwegian system of indirect taxation", Journal of Public Economics 10, 1978
     
  • Blomquist, Sören; Christiansen, Vidar & Micheletto, Luca (2016). Public Provision of Private Goods, Self-Selection, and Income Tax Avoidance. The Scandinavian Journal of Economics.  ISSN 0347-0520.  118(4), s 666- 692 . doi: 10.1111/sjoe.12151
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2015). Kostnader ved skattefinansiering. Samfunnsøkonomen.  ISSN 1890-5250.  129(1), s 46- 56
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2015). Optimal Participation Taxes . Economica.  ISSN 0013-0427.  82(328), s 595- 612 . doi: 10.1111/ecca.12154
  • Christiansen, Vidar & Smith, Stephen (2014). Emissions Taxes and Abatement Regulation Under Uncertainty. Environmental and Resource Economics.  ISSN 0924-6460.  60(1), s 17- 35 . doi: 10.1007/s10640-013-9755-7
  • Christiansen, Vidar & Smith, Stephen (2013). Emissions Taxes and Abatement Regulation under Uncertainty. CESifo working papers.  ISSN 1617-9595.  (4121)
  • Christiansen, Vidar & Smith, Stephen (2012). Externality-Correcting Taxes and Regulation*. The Scandinavian Journal of Economics.  ISSN 0347-0520.  114(2), s 358- 383 . doi: 10.1111/j.1467-9442.2012.01701.x
  • Blomquist, Sören; Christiansen, Vidar & Micheletto, Luca (2010). Public Provision of Private Goods and Nondistortionary Marginal Tax Rates. American Economic Journal: Economic Policy.  ISSN 1945-7731.  2(2), s 1- 27 . doi: 10.1257/pol.2.2.1
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2009). The Choice Between Uniform and Differentiated Commodity Taxation. Yearbook for Nordic Tax Research.  ISSN 1890-3029.  s 141- 151
  • Christiansen, Vidar; Blomquist, Sören & Micheletto, Luca (2009). Public Provision of Private Goods and Nondistortionary Marginal Tax Rates: Some further results. Working Paper (Department of Economics, Uppsala University).  ISSN 1653-6975.
  • Christiansen, Vidar & Smith, Stephen (2009). Externality-Correcting Taxes and Regulation. CESifo working papers.  ISSN 1617-9595.
  • Christiansen, Vidar & Smith, Stephen (2009). Externality-Correcting Taxes and Regulation. IFS Working Paper.  ISSN 1742-0415.
  • Blomquist, Sören & Christiansen, Vidar (2008). Taxation and heterogeneous preferences. Finanzarchiv.  ISSN 0015-2218.  64, s 218- 244 . doi: 10.1628/001522108X335091
  • Christiansen, Vidar & Sandmo, Agnar (2008). Skatter og skattepolitikk gjennom 100 år. Samfunnsøkonomen.  ISSN 1890-5250.  62(6/7), s 17- 28
  • Christiansen, Vidar & Smith, S (2008). Optimal commodity taxation with duty-free shopping. International Tax and Public Finance.  ISSN 0927-5940.  15 . doi: 10.1007/s10797-007-9034-z
  • Christiansen, Vidar & Tuomala, M (2008). On taxing capital income with income shifting. International Tax and Public Finance.  ISSN 0927-5940.  15 . doi: 10.1007/s10797-008-9076-x
  • Sandmo, Agnar & Christiansen, Vidar (2008). Skatter og skattepolitikk gjennom 100 år. Samfunnsøkonomen.  ISSN 1890-5250.  62(6/7), s 17- 28
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2007). Two approaches to determine public good provision under distortionary taxation. National tax journal.  ISSN 0028-0283.  60
  • Christiansen, Vidar & Blomquist, Sören (2007). Public Provision of Private Goods and Nondistortionary Marginal Tax Rates. Working Paper (Department of Economics, Uppsala University).  ISSN 1653-6975.  7
  • Blomquist, Sören & Christiansen, Vidar (2005). The role of prices for excludable public goods. International Tax and Public Finance.  ISSN 0927-5940.  12
  • Christiansen, Vidar & Smith, Stephen (2004). National Policy Interests in the Duty-Free Market. CESifo Economic Studies.  ISSN 1610-241X.  50(2), s 351- 375

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  • Vislie, Jon; Christiansen, Vidar; Holtsmark, Katinka Kristine & Strøm, Steinar (2015). Effektivitet, fordeling og økonomisk politikk. 2 utgv.. Universitetsforlaget.  ISBN 9788215023588.  400 s.

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  • Christiansen, Vidar (2017). Discussant on "Tracing the Incidence of Indirect Taxes through the Production-Distribution Chain: Application to Jordan".
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2017). Discussant: Optimal Paternalism? A New View of the Taxation of Unhealthy Food by Marco Runkel and Zarko Kalamov.
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2017). Indirect Taxation Of Financial Services.
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2017). Indirect Taxation of Financial Services.
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2017). Norwegian Tax Policy.
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2017). Taxation in a unionised economy.
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2017). Taxation of Financial Services.
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2016). Hvilke skattereformer trenger vi?.
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2016). Indirect taxation of financial services.
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2016). Taxing value added in the financial sector.
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2015). Discussant on "Job search expectations" by Sascha Drahs, Luke Haywood and Amelie Schiprowski.
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2015). Discussant on "Optimal Taxation and Models of the Household" by Patricia Apps and Ray Rees.
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2015). Discussant on "Social security transfers and the marginal cost of public funds" by Geir H. Bjertnæs.
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2015). Endogenous wages and optimal taxation with emphasis on a unionised economy.
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2015). Endogenous wages and optimal taxation with emphasis on a unionised economy.
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2015). Kostnader ved skattefinansiering.
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2015). Om skattepolitiske reformer.
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2015). Optimal Taxation in a Unionised Economy.
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2015). Presentasjon.
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2015). Skatteopplegget for 2016 - 2018: Noen kommentarer. Samfunnsøkonomen.  ISSN 1890-5250.  129(5), s 24- 29
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2015). Skattereformer.
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2015). Tax incidence and optimal income taxation.
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2015). Wage setting and tax incidence.
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2014). Discussant on "Capital Taxation, Investment, Growth and Welfare" by Boesenberg, S., Egger, P. and Rydzek B.
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2014). Discussant on "Optimum commodity taxation with a non-renewable Resource" by JULIEN DAUBANES and Pierre Lasserre.
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2014). How harmful is it to tax capital?.
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2014). How harmful is it to tax mobile capital?.
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2014). How harmful is it to tax mobile capital.
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2014). Kapitalbeskatning. Utfordringer og internasjonale trender.
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2013). Agnar Sandmos bidrag til offentlig økonomi. Samfunnsøkonomen.  ISSN 1890-5250.  127 (1), s 8- 13
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2013, 12. august). Dagsrevyen: Økonomiprofessorer tror ikke på skattelette. [TV].  NRK.
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2013). Discussant on "Discretionary income tax method as a reform for the Personal Income Tax: an analysis for the Spanish case" by L. Varela-Candamio, J.L. Rodriguez and A. Faina.
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2013). Discussant on "On the Efficient Provision of Public Goods by Means of Lotteries" by J. Franke and W. LEININGER.
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2013). Discussant on "Ska den finansiella sektorn beskattas särskilt? Paneldebatt ur ett ekonomiskt perspektiv".
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2013). Discussant on "Tax Policy for Economic Recovery and Growth" by C. Heady.
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2013). Eksternalitetskorrigerende skatter og regulering. Samfunnsøkonomen.  ISSN 1890-5250.  127(1), s 47- 48
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2013). Optimal Participation Taxes.
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2013, 30. august). Skatten over alle skatter.  Morgenbladet.
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2013, 21. september). Stadig færre frynsegoder.  Stavanger Aftenblad.
  • Christiansen, Vidar & Blomquist, Sören (2013). Public Production: Aspects of Centralised and Decentralised Wage Setting.
  • Christiansen, Vidar & Blomquist, Sören (2013). Public Production: Aspects of centralised and decentralised wage setting.
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2012). Chair at "Taxpayer Response to Income Taxation".
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2012). Discussant on "Bunching and non-bunching at kink points of the Swedish tax schedule" by H.Selin and S.Bastani.
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2012). Discussant: New thinking on taxing the financial sector (Michael Keen, IMF).
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2012). Discussant: Optimal Piecewise Linear Income Taxation (Patricia Apps, Ngo Van Long and Ray Rees).
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2012). Optimal participation taxes.
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2012). Optimal participation taxes.
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2012). Optimal participation taxes.
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2011). Discussant på paperet Automatic stabilisers and the economic crisis: Europe vs US (Clemens Fuest).
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2011). Discussant på paperet: Coercion and Environmental Taxes (Hintermann & Rutherford).
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2011). Undersökning om reducerad mervärdesskatt på vissa tjänster med betoning på samhällsekonomiska intressen.
  • Christiansen, Vidar & Smith, Stephen (2011). Emissions Taxes and Abatement Regulation under Uncertainty.
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2010). Inheritance and income taxation.
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2009). Discussant on "Marginal Cost of Public Funds, Optimal Public Goods Provision and Second-best Policy Analysis", presented by Bas Jacobs.
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2009). "Discussion" on "Do drinkers pay their way in the European Union?" by Sijbren Cnossen, In Sijbren Cnossen (ed.),  Taxation and Regulation of Smoking, Drinking and Gambling in the European Union.  CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis.  ISBN 9789058333841.  Discussion.  s 64 - 67
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2009, 05. februar). Økonomiprisen (Snøball Film AS). [TV].  Snøball Film AS.
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2008). Discussant on "General income taxation, public goods and decentralized leadership" by T. Aronsson.
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2008). Discussant on "Inducing Progress in Environmental Technology: The Role of Standards and Prices" by Alfred Endres.
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2008). Discussant on "The Efficiency of Voluntary Pollution Abatement when Countries can Commit" by J. Tremblay.
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2008). Discussant on "The Value Added Tax: its causes and consequenses" by Ben Lockwood.
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2008). Externality-correcting Taxes and Regulation.
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2008). Externality-correcting taxes and regulation.
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2008). Externality-correcting taxes and regulation.
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2008, 05. august). Skattene i Norge må opp. [Radio].  NRK.
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2008, 26. januar). Utsikt til mer skatt - Eksperter peker på luksusboliger som nytt skatteobjekt.  Aftenposten Morgen.
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2008). Valet mellan enhetlig och differentierad varubeskatning.
  • Christiansen, Vidar & Blomquist, Sören (ed.) (2008). Public Provision of Private Goods and Nondistortionary Marginal Tax Rates.
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2007). Kommentar til Michael Hoel (UiO):"Environmental taxes in an economy with distortionary taxes".
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2007). Kommentar til Sjibren Cnossen, University of Maastricht and CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis:"Taxation and Regulation of Alcohol".
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2007). Politikerne avgjør. Jernbanemagasinet.  10, s 6- 7
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2007). Public finance: fifty years of the second best - and beyond - A selection of papers presented at the 62nd Congress of the International Institute of Public Finance, held in Paphos, Cyprus. International Tax and Public Finance.  ISSN 0927-5940.  14 . doi: 10.1007/s10797-007-9038-8
  • Christiansen, Vidar; Blomquist, Sören & Micheletto, Luca (2007). On taxing capital income with income shifting (Christiansen) Public Provision of Private Goods and Nondistortionary Marginal Tax Rates (Blomquist, Christiansen, Micheletto).
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2006). Optimal Commodity Taxation with Duty-Free Shopping.
  • Christiansen, Vidar & Tuomala, Matti (2006). On taxing capital income with income shifting.
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2004). Norwegian Income Tax Reforms. CESifo DICE Report.  ISSN 1612-0663.  2(3), s 9- 14
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2003). Cross-border shopping and tax structure. EPRU Working Papers 03-04.
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2003). Is there a case for public provision of private goods if preferences are heterogeneous? An example with day care. CESifo Working Papers No. 938.
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2003). Prinsipielt skatteutvalg. Noen kommentarer til Skauge-utvalget. Økonomisk forum.  ISSN 1502-6108.  (3)
  • Christiansen, Vidar (2003). Sandmo, Agnar, I: Jon Gunnar Arntzen (red.),  Norsk biografisk leksikon: Lassen-Nitter.  Kunnskapsforlaget.  ISBN 82-573-1008-5.  omtale.  s 34 - 35

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