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The impact of experts on tax policy in post-war Britain and Sweden

Authors: ANDERSSON, Per Fredrik; ANDERSSON, Per Fredrik
Citation: Acta oeconomica, 2017, Vol. 67, No. s1, pp. 79-96
Year: 2017
Abstract: During the decades after World War II, countries began shifting taxation from income to consumption. This shift has been associated with an expanding…

Democracy, urbanization, and tax revenue

Authors: ANDERSSON, Per Fredrik; ANDERSSON, Per Fredrik
Citation: Studies in comparative international development, 2018, Vol. 53, No. 1, pp. 111-150
Year: 2018
Abstract: During the last two centuries, taxation has not only increased dramatically in level and volume; its structure has also changed: from a heavy…

From peer pressure to biased norms

Authors: MICHAELI, Moti; MICHAELI, Moti; SPIRO, Daniel; SPIRO, Daniel
Citation: American economic journal : microeconomics, 2017, Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 152-216
Year: 2017
Abstract: This paper studies a coordination game between a continuum of players with heterogeneous tastes who perceive peer pressure when behaving differently…

Legal and moral pluralism : a rejoinder (in European Human Rights Law)

Authors: ZYSSET, Alain; ZYSSET, Alain
Citation: Oslo law review, 2015, Vol. 2, No. 3, pp. 176-199
Year: 2015
Abstract: Sociologically and normatively, the concept of legal pluralism presupposes a ‘legal system’ or a ‘law-like’ normative order displaying a distinctive…

Searching for the legitimacy of the European Court of Human Rights : the neglected role of 'democratic society'

Authors: ZYSSET, Alain; ZYSSET, Alain
Citation: Global constitutionalism, 2016, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 16-47
Year: 2016
Abstract: In this article, I argue against the claim that the practice of the European Court of Human Rights cannot be reconciled with the…

The extraterritorial reach of EU environmental law and access to justice by third country actors

Citation: European papers, 2017, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 519-542
Year: 2017
Abstract: The EU conducts its external relations through different types of tools, including through unilateral domestic measures with extraterritorial…

Wayn al-Dawla : locating the Lebanese state in social theory

Authors: MOUAWAD, Jamil; MOUAWAD, Jamil; BAUMANN, Hannes; BAUMANN, Hannes
Citation: Arab studies journal, 2017, Vol. 25, No. 1, pp. 66-90
Year: 2017
Abstract: Scholars usually characterize the Lebanese state as weak, broken down, irrelevant, or absent. Taking such assumptions for granted has prevented them…

Electoral competition in Europe's new tripolar political space : class voting for the left, centre-right and radical right

Authors: OESCH, Daniel; OESCH, Daniel; RENNWALD, Line; RENNWALD, Line
Citation: European journal of political research, 2018, OnlineFirst
Year: 2018
Abstract: The rise of the radical right fundamentally changes the face of electoral competition in Western Europe. Bipolar competition is becoming tripolar, as…
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