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Postal address:Shlomo Yitzhaki Dept. of Economics Hebrew University Jerusalem 91905 Israel
Workplace:National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), (more information at EDIRC)
Department of Economics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2013

  1. The make-up of a regression coefficient: gender gaps in the European labor market
    DSS Empirical Economics and Econometrics Working Papers Series, Centre for Empirical Economics and Econometrics, Department of Statistics, "Sapienza" University of Rome Downloads

2012

  1. GDP and beyond: an implementation of welfare considerations to the distribution of earnings in Italy
    Departmental Working Papers of Economics - University 'Roma Tre', Department of Economics - University Roma Tre Downloads

2011

  1. The make-up of a regression coefficient: An application to gender
    DSS Empirical Economics and Econometrics Working Papers Series, Centre for Empirical Economics and Econometrics, Department of Statistics, "Sapienza" University of Rome Downloads

2009

  1. May growth lead to higher deprivation despite higher satisfaction ?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)

2008

  1. How Does Beta Explain Stochastic Dominance Efficiency?
    Working Papers, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Department of Economics Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting (2010)

2007

  1. Cost Benefit Analysis of Presumptive Taxation
    International Center for Public Policy Working Paper Series, at AYSPS, GSU, International Center for Public Policy, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Georgia State University Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in International Center for Public Policy Working Paper Series, at AYSPS, GSU, International Center for Public Policy, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Georgia State University (2006) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in FinanzArchiv: Public Finance Analysis (2007)

2004

  1. Using Analysis of Gini (ANoGi) for Detecting Whether Two Sub-Samples Represent the Same Universe: The SOEP Experience
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (26)

2003

  1. Mexico's PROGRESA: Innovative Targeting, Gender Focus and Impact on Social Welfare
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads

2002

  1. Desigualdad y bienestar social
    (Inequality and Social Welfare)
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads
  2. Inequality and Social Welfare
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (11)
  3. Inégalité et bien-être social
    (Inequality and Social Welfare)
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads
  4. Why World Redistribution Fails
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
  5. Неравенство и общественное благосостояние
    (Inequality and Social Welfare)
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads

2001

  1. A Public Finance Approach to Assessing Poverty Alleviation
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Decomposing world income distribution: does the world have a middle class ?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Journal Article in Review of Income and Wealth (2002)
  3. Integrating Expenditure and Tax Decisions: The Marginal Cost of Funds and the Marginal Benefit of Projects
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (25)
    See also Journal Article in National Tax Journal (2001)

2000

  1. Poverty and Policy in Latin America and Caribeean
    Working Papers, World Bank - Technical Papers View citations (39)
  2. Tax Avoidance, Evasion, and Administration
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (31)
    See also Chapter (2002)

1995

  1. The Costs of Taxation and the Marginal Cost of Funds
    IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads View citations (9)

1991

  1. The Optimal Two-Bracket Linear Income Tax
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (1994)

1988

  1. Labour Migration as a Response to Relative Deprivation
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (30)
  2. The shadow price of a tax inspector
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Welfare dominance and the design of excise taxation in Cote d'Ivoire
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)

1987

  1. Welfare Dominance: An Application to Commodity Taxation
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (1991)

1985

  1. The Optimal Size of a Tax Collection Agency
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Scandinavian Journal of Economics (1987)

1982

  1. Are High Income Individuals Better Stock Market Investors?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  2. On Choosing a Flat-Rate Income Tax Schedule
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
  3. The Diffusion of Innovations: A Methodological Reappraisal
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Business & Economic Statistics (1989)

1981

  1. The Effects of Taxation on the Selling of Corporate Stock and the Realization of Capital Gains
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (1980)

Undated

  1. Income Tax Credits and Income Tax Exemptions
    Discussion Papers, Department of Economics, University of York

Journal Articles

2014

  1. Inequality and the time structure of earnings: evidence from Germany
    Journal of Economic Inequality, 2014, 12, (3), 393-409 Downloads
  2. Is higher variance necessarily bad for investment?
    Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, 2014, 43, (4), 855-860 Downloads

2013

  1. The Inconsistency Between Measurement and Policy Instruments in Family Income Taxation
    FinanzArchiv: Public Finance Analysis, 2013, 69, (3), 241-255 Downloads
  2. The relationship between the absolute deviation from a quantile and Gini’s mean difference
    METRON, 2013, 71, (2), 97-104 Downloads View citations (1)

2012

  1. Identifying monotonic and non-monotonic relationships
    Economics Letters, 2012, 116, (1), 23-25 Downloads
  2. Welfare Rankings of The Distribution of Earnings in Italy
    Journal of Income Distribution, 2012, 21, (2), 38-76 Downloads

2011

  1. Gini’s multiple regressions: two approaches and their interaction
    Metron - International Journal of Statistics, 2011, LXIX, (1), 67-99 Downloads

2010

  1. How does beta explain stochastic dominance efficiency?
    Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, 2010, 35, (4), 431-444 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  2. IS THERE ROOM FOR POLARIZATION?
    Review of Income and Wealth, 2010, 56, (1), 7-22 Downloads View citations (3)

2009

  1. Capital market equilibrium with heterogeneous investors
    Quantitative Finance, 2009, 9, (6), 757-766 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. The “melting pot”: A success story?
    Journal of Economic Inequality, 2009, 7, (2), 137-151 Downloads

2008

  1. TESTING HYPOTHESES ABOUT ABSOLUTE CONCENTRATION CURVES AND MARGINAL CONDITIONAL STOCHASTIC DOMINANCE
    Econometric Theory, 2008, 24, (04), 1044-1062 Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Who Does Not Respond in the Household Expenditure Survey
    Journal of Business & Economic Statistics, 2008, 26, 329-344 Downloads

2007

  1. Cost-Benefit Analysis of Presumptive Taxation
    FinanzArchiv: Public Finance Analysis, 2007, 63, (3), 311-326 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2007)

2006

  1. Convergence forward and backward?
    Economics Letters, 2006, 92, (1), 47-51 Downloads View citations (8)
  2. Inequality measurement and the time structure of household income in Israel
    Journal of Economic Inequality, 2006, 4, (2), 153-179 Downloads View citations (5)
  3. Using Analysis of Gini (ANOGI) for Detecting Whether Two Subsamples Represent the Same Universe
    Sociological Methods & Research, 2006, 34, (4), 427-468 Downloads View citations (3)

2005

  1. GROWTH AND CONVERGENCE: A SOCIAL WELFARE FRAMEWORK
    Review of Income and Wealth, 2005, 51, (3), 443-454 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. THE MEAN-GINI EFFICIENT PORTFOLIO FRONTIER
    Journal of Financial Research, 2005, 28, (1), 59-75 Downloads View citations (3)
  3. The limitations of decentralized world redistribution: An optimal taxation approach
    European Economic Review, 2005, 49, (4), 1051-1079 Downloads View citations (9)
  4. The properties of the extended Gini measures of variability and inequality
    Metron - International Journal of Statistics, 2005, LXIII, (3), 401-433 Downloads

2004

  1. The Gini Instrumental Variable, or the “double instrumental variable” estimator
    Metron - International Journal of Statistics, 2004, LXII, (3), 287-313 Downloads View citations (2)

2003

  1. A Family of Correlation Coefficients Based on the Extended Gini Index
    Journal of Economic Inequality, 2003, 1, (2), 129-146 Downloads View citations (5)
  2. An Asset Allocation Puzzle: Comment
    American Economic Review, 2003, 93, (3), 1002-1008 Downloads View citations (6)
  3. Cost-Benefit Analysis and The Distributional Consequences of Government Projects
    National Tax Journal, 2003, 56, (2), 319-36 Downloads View citations (2)
  4. Gini’s Mean difference: a superior measure of variability for non-normal distributions
    Metron - International Journal of Statistics, 2003, LXI, (2), 285-316 Downloads View citations (7)
  5. Inequality and the accounting period
    Economics Bulletin, 2003, 4, (36), 1-8 Downloads View citations (6)
  6. The effect of using grouped data on the estimation of the Gini income elasticity
    Economics Letters, 2003, 78, (2), 153-159 Downloads View citations (3)

2002

  1. Decomposing World Income Distribution: Does the World Have a Middle Class?
    Review of Income and Wealth, 2002, 48, (2), 155-78 Downloads View citations (32)
    See also Working Paper (2001)
  2. Do we need a separate poverty measurement?
    European Journal of Political Economy, 2002, 18, (1), 61-85 Downloads View citations (7)
  3. Estimating Beta
    Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, 2002, 18, (2), 95-118 Downloads View citations (12)
  4. Evaluating the Impact of Government Programs on Social Welfare: The Role of Targeting and the Allocation Rules Among Program Beneficiaries
    Public Finance Review, 2002, 30, (2), 102-123 Downloads View citations (15)

2001

  1. Integrating Expenditure and Tax Decisions: The Marginal Cost of Funds and the Marginal Benefit of Projects
    National Tax Journal, 2001, 54, (n. 2), 189-202 Downloads View citations (24)
    See also Working Paper (2001)

1999

  1. On the proper bounds of the Gini correlation
    Economics Letters, 1999, 63, (2), 133-138 Downloads View citations (13)

1997

  1. Income tax credits and exemptions
    European Journal of Political Economy, 1997, 13, (2), 343-351 Downloads View citations (6)

1996

  1. Dalton-improving tax reform: When households differ in ability and needs
    Journal of Public Economics, 1996, 62, (3), 399-412 Downloads View citations (12)
  2. Guidelines on Searching for a Dalton-Improving Tax Reform: An Illustration with Data from Indonesia
    World Bank Economic Review, 1996, 10, (3), 541-62 View citations (11)
  3. On Using Linear Regressions in Welfare Economics
    Journal of Business & Economic Statistics, 1996, 14, (4), 478-86 View citations (20)
  4. The Costs of Taxation and the Marginal Efficiency Cost of Funds
    IMF Staff Papers, 1996, 43, (1), 172-198 Downloads View citations (31)

1995

  1. Changing Ranks and the Inequality Impacts of Taxes and Transfers
    National Tax Journal, 1995, 48, (1), 45-59 Downloads View citations (21)
  2. Dalton-Improving Indirect Tax Reform
    American Economic Review, 1995, 85, (4), 793-807 Downloads View citations (26)
  3. Equity, equality and welfare
    European Economic Review, 1995, 39, (3-4), 674-682 Downloads View citations (5)

1994

  1. Analyzing the standard deduction as a presumptive tax
    International Tax and Public Finance, 1994, 1, (1), 25-34 Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Economic distance and overlapping of distributions
    Journal of Econometrics, 1994, 61, (1), 147-159 Downloads View citations (39)
  3. Effect of Marginal Changes in Income Sources On U.S. Income Inequality
    Public Finance Review, 1994, 22, (4), 403-417 Downloads View citations (3)
  4. Marginal Conditional Stochastic Dominance
    Management Science, 1994, 40, (5), 670-684 Downloads View citations (21)
  5. The optimal two-bracket linear income tax
    Journal of Public Economics, 1994, 53, (2), 269-290 Downloads View citations (35)
    See also Working Paper (1991)

1991

  1. A Bayesian Perspective on Inference from Macroeconomic Data: Comment
    Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 1991, 93, (2), 259-62
  2. Calculating Jackknife Variance Estimators for Parameters of the Gini Method
    Journal of Business & Economic Statistics, 1991, 9, (2), 235-39 View citations (20)
  3. Income Stratification and Income Inequality
    Review of Income and Wealth, 1991, 37, (3), 313-29 View citations (56)
  4. Welfare Dominance: An Application to Commodity Taxation
    American Economic Review, 1991, 81, (3), 480-96 Downloads View citations (53)
    See also Working Paper (1987)

1990

  1. On the Effect of Subsidies to Basic Food Commodities in Egypt
    Oxford Economic Papers, 1990, 42, (4), 772-92 Downloads View citations (6)
  2. On the Sensitivity of a Regression Coefficient to Monotonic Transformations
    Econometric Theory, 1990, 6, (02), 165-169 Downloads View citations (4)
  3. Welfare dominance and the design of excise taxation in the Cote d'ivoire
    Journal of Development Economics, 1990, 33, (1), 1-18 Downloads View citations (22)

1989

  1. Improving the accuracy of estimates of Gini coefficients
    Journal of Econometrics, 1989, 42, (1), 43-47 Downloads View citations (72)
  2. On the Shadow Price of a Tax Inspector
    Public Finance = Finances publiques, 1989, 44, (3), 492-505 View citations (3)
  3. The Diffusion of Innovations: A Methodological Reappraisal
    Journal of Business & Economic Statistics, 1989, 7, (1), 35-47
    See also Working Paper (1982)

1988

  1. Migration, remittances and inequality: A sensitivity analysis using the extended Gini index
    Journal of Development Economics, 1988, 28, (3), 309-322 Downloads View citations (32)

1987

  1. On the Excess Burden of Tax Evasion
    Public Finance Review, 1987, 15, (2), 123-137 Downloads View citations (17)
  2. The Optimal Size of a Tax Collection Agency
    Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 1987, 89, (2), 183-92 View citations (33)
    See also Working Paper (1985)
  3. The Relation between Return and Income
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1987, 102, (1), 77-95 Downloads View citations (5)

1986

  1. Remittances and Inequality
    Economic Journal, 1986, 96, (383), 722-40 Downloads View citations (103)

1985

  1. Income Inequality Effects by Income
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1985, 67, (1), 151-56 Downloads View citations (132)

1984

  1. A note on the calculation and interpretation of the Gini index
    Economics Letters, 1984, 15, (3-4), 363-368 Downloads View citations (46)
  2. Mean-Gini, Portfolio Theory, and the Pricing of Risky Assets
    Journal of Finance, 1984, 39, (5), 1449-68 Downloads View citations (16)
  3. The Effects of Taxation on the Selling of Corporate Stock and the Realization of Capital Gains: Reply
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1984, 99, (1), 111-20 Downloads View citations (4)

1983

  1. On an Extension of the Gini Inequality Index
    International Economic Review, 1983, 24, (3), 617-28 Downloads View citations (111)
  2. Unemployment and Wage Rigidity: The Demand Side
    Oxford Economic Papers, 1983, 35, (2), 202-12 Downloads View citations (1)

1982

  1. A tax programming model
    Journal of Public Economics, 1982, 19, (1), 107-120 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Migration, growth, distribution and welfare
    Economics Letters, 1982, 10, (3-4), 243-249 Downloads View citations (4)
  3. Relative deprivation and economic welfare
    European Economic Review, 1982, 17, (1), 99-113 Downloads View citations (30)
  4. Stochastic Dominance, Mean Variance, and Gini's Mean Difference
    American Economic Review, 1982, 72, (1), 178-85 Downloads View citations (28)

1980

  1. Relative Deprivation and the Gini Coefficient: Reply
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1980, 95, (3), 575-76 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. The Effects of Taxation on the Selling of Corporate Stock and the Realization of Capital Gains
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1980, 94, (4), 777-91 Downloads View citations (31)
    See also Working Paper (1981)

1979

  1. A Note on Optimal Taxation and Administrative Costs
    American Economic Review, 1979, 69, (3), 475-80 Downloads View citations (29)
  2. An Empirical Test of the Lock-in Effect of the Capital Gains Tax
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1979, 61, (4), 626-29 Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Relative Deprivation and the Gini Coefficient
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1979, 93, (2), 321-24 Downloads View citations (153)

1978

  1. The effects of the capital gains tax on the selling and switching of common stock
    Journal of Public Economics, 1978, 9, (1), 17-36 Downloads View citations (14)

1974

  1. Income tax evasion: A theoretical analysis
    Journal of Public Economics, 1974, 3, (2), 201-202 Downloads View citations (111)

Chapters

2002

  1. Tax avoidance, evasion, and administration
    Chapter 22 in Handbook of Public Economics, 2002, vol. 3, pp 1423-1470 Downloads View citations (158)
    See also Working Paper (2000)
 
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