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Working Papers

2004

  1. Interview with Nobel Prize Laureate James A. Mirrlees
    Nobel Prize in Economics documents, Nobel Prize Committee Downloads

1997

  1. Autobiography
    Nobel Prize in Economics documents, Nobel Prize Committee Downloads

1996

  1. Information and Incentives: The Economics of Carrots and Sticks
    Nobel Prize in Economics documents, Nobel Prize Committee Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Economic Journal (1997)

1987

  1. Economic Policy and Nonrational Behavior
    Department of Economics, Working Paper Series, Department of Economics, Institute for Business and Economic Research, UC Berkeley Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Economics Working Papers, University of California at Berkeley (1987) View citations (6)

1982

  1. Social Insurance with Variable Retirement and Private Saving
    Working papers, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Economics View citations (13)

1978

  1. Optimal Taxation in a Stochastic Economy: A Cobb-Douglas Example
    Working papers, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Economics View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (1980)

1977

  1. A Model of Social Insurance With Variable Retirement
    Working papers, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Economics View citations (14)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (1978)

1976

  1. Optimal Tax Theory: A Synthesis
    Working papers, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Economics View citations (220)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (1976)

1975

  1. On the Assignment of Liability: The Uniform Case
    Working papers, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Economics View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Bell Journal of Economics (1975)
  2. Private Constant Returns and Public Shadow Prices
    Working papers, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Economics View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in Review of Economic Studies (1976)

1968

  1. Optimal Taxation and Public Production
    Working papers, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Economics View citations (137)

Journal Articles

2016

  1. CAPITAL AND INEQUALITY
    Contemporary Economic Policy, 2016, 34, (3), 399-402 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. INEQUALITY: COMMENTS, QUESTIONS, AND ANSWERS
    Contemporary Economic Policy, 2016, 34, (3), 412-414 Downloads View citations (1)

2013

  1. Strategies in the principal-agent model
    Economic Theory, 2013, 53, (3), 605-656 Downloads View citations (1)

2012

  1. The Mirrlees Review: A Proposal for Systematic Tax Reform
    National Tax Journal, 2012, 65, (3), 655-83 Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Évaluer les politiques de développement. Evaluating Development Policies
    Revue d’économie du développement, 2012, 20, (4), 11-25 Downloads

2011

  1. ADB Distinguished Speakers Program: Poverty and Redistribution in Emerging Economies
    Asian Development Review, 2011, 28, (2), 1-10
  2. The Mirrlees Review: Conclusions and Recommendations for Reform
    Fiscal Studies, 2011, 32, (3), 331-359 Downloads View citations (5)

2010

  1. Are recessions inevitable?
    Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy, 2010, 15, (4), 341-348 Downloads

2003

  1. Evaluating Economics Research in Europe: An Introduction
    Journal of the European Economic Association, 2003, 1, (6), 1239-1249 Downloads View citations (66)

2001

  1. Les impôts. Pourquoi ? Combien ?
    Revue Française d'Économie, 2001, 15, (4), 3-18 Downloads

1999

  1. The Theory of Moral Hazard and Unobservable Behaviour: Part I
    Review of Economic Studies, 1999, 66, (1), 3-21 Downloads View citations (110)

1997

  1. Information and Incentives: The Economics of Carrots and Sticks
    Economic Journal, 1997, 107, (444), 1311-29 Downloads View citations (36)
    See also Working Paper (1996)

1995

  1. Private risk and public action: The economics of the welfare state
    European Economic Review, 1995, 39, (3-4), 383-397 Downloads View citations (6)
  2. WELFARE ECONOMICS AND ECONOMIES OF SCALE
    The Japanese Economic Review, 1995, 46, (1), 38-62 Downloads View citations (1)

1990

  1. Taxing Uncertain Incomes
    Oxford Economic Papers, 1990, 42, (1), 34-45 Downloads View citations (16)

1982

  1. Migration and optimal income taxes
    Journal of Public Economics, 1982, 18, (3), 319-341 Downloads View citations (42)

1980

  1. Optimal taxation in a stochastic economy: A Cobb-Douglas example
    Journal of Public Economics, 1980, 14, (1), 1-29 Downloads View citations (19)
    See also Working Paper (1978)

1978

  1. A model of social insurance with variable retirement
    Journal of Public Economics, 1978, 10, (3), 295-336 Downloads View citations (212)
    See also Working Paper (1977)
  2. Social benefit-cost analysis and the distribution of income
    World Development, 1978, 6, (2), 131-138 Downloads View citations (9)

1976

  1. Optimal tax theory: A synthesis
    Journal of Public Economics, 1976, 6, (4), 327-358 Downloads View citations (226)
    See also Working Paper (1976)
  2. Private Constant Returns and Public Shadow Prices
    Review of Economic Studies, 1976, 43, (1), 41-47 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (1975)
  3. The Optimal Structure of Incentives and Authority Within an Organization
    Bell Journal of Economics, 1976, 7, (1), 105-131 Downloads View citations (105)

1975

  1. On the Assignment of Liability: The Uniform Case
    Bell Journal of Economics, 1975, 6, (2), 487-516 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (1975)
  2. Optimum Saving with Economies of Scale
    Review of Economic Studies, 1975, 42, (3), 303-325 Downloads View citations (7)

1973

  1. Aggregate Production with Consumption Externalities
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1973, 87, (1), 1-24 Downloads View citations (14)

1972

  1. A Reply to Some Criticisms of the OECD Manual
    Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 1972, 34, (1), 153-68
  2. Fairly good plans
    Journal of Economic Theory, 1972, 4, (2), 268-288 Downloads View citations (31)
  3. On Producer Taxation
    Review of Economic Studies, 1972, 39, (1), 105-111 Downloads View citations (25)
  4. Population policy and the taxation of family size
    Journal of Public Economics, 1972, 1, (2), 169-198 Downloads View citations (12)

1971

  1. An Exploration in the Theory of Optimum Income Taxation
    Review of Economic Studies, 1971, 38, (2), 175-208 Downloads View citations (1535)
  2. Optimal Taxation and Public Production II: Tax Rules
    American Economic Review, 1971, 61, (3), 261-78 Downloads View citations (450)
  3. Optimal Taxation and Public Production: I--Production Efficiency
    American Economic Review, 1971, 61, (1), 8-27 Downloads View citations (478)

1969

  1. The Dynamic Nonsubstitution Theorem
    Review of Economic Studies, 1969, 36, (1), 67-76 Downloads View citations (13)
  2. The Evaluation of National Income in an Imperfect Economy
    The Pakistan Development Review, 1969, 9, (1), 1-13 Downloads View citations (3)

1967

  1. Optimum Growth when Technology is Changing
    Review of Economic Studies, 1967, 34, (1), 95-124 Downloads View citations (20)

1962

  1. A New Model of Economic Growth
    Review of Economic Studies, 1962, 29, (3), 174-192 Downloads View citations (37)

Books

2006

  1. Welfare, Incentives, and Taxation
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press View citations (4)

Edited books

2011

  1. Tax By Design: The Mirrlees Review
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press View citations (132)

Chapters

2005

  1. The theory of optimal taxation
    Chapter 24 in Handbook of Mathematical Economics, 2005, vol. 3, pp 1197-1249 Downloads

1985

  1. Insurance Aspects of Pensions
    A chapter in Pensions, Labor, and Individual Choice, 1985, pp 317-356 Downloads View citations (4)
 
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