Research

Working Papers

- Global Firms, National Corporate Taxes: An Evolution of Incompatibility
  IMF WP 20/178, September, 2020

- Do Audits Improve Future Tax Compliance in the Absence of Penalties? Evidence from Random
Audits in Norway (with Zhiyang Ji, Knut Løyland, Thor O. Thoresen & Arnstein Øvrum)
  CESifo WP No. 8480, August, 2020
Under review

- Exploring Residual Profit Allocation
  (with Sebastian Beer, Ruud A. de Mooij, Michael Keen, & Li Liu) IMF WP/20/49, February, 2020
Revision requested for American Economic Journal: Economic Policy

- At Your Service! The Role of Tax Havens in International Trade with Services
  (with Niels Johannesen )
A Revision resubmitted to the European Economic Review


Peer-Reviewed Articles

- Can Government Demand Stimulate Private Investment? Evidence from U.S. Federal Procurement
  (with Tom Zimmermann)
Journal of Monetary Economics , forthcoming

- Revenue Implications of Destination Based Cash Flow Taxation (with Alexander Klemm and
Saila N. Stausholm ) IMF Economic Review , forthcoming

- A Destination-Based Allowance for Corporate Equity (with Alexander Klemm)
International Tax and Public Finance , 2020, vol. 27, 753–777.

- Curbing Corporate Debt Bias: Do Limitations to Interest Deductibility Work? (with Ruud De Mooij)
Journal of Banking and Finance , 2018, vol. 96, 368–378.

- Revisiting the Narrative Approach of Estimating Tax Multipliers (with Tom Zimmermann)
Scandinavian Journal of Economics , 2018, vol. 120, pp. 428–439.

- Evaluating the Effects of ACE Systems on Multinational Debt Financing and Investment (with Martin Ruf )
Journal of Public Economics , 2017, vol. 156, pp. 131–149.

- Toward a Mutualization of European Unemployment Insurance? On Limiting the Downsides of a
  Fiscal Transfer System for the Eurozone, (with Alfons Weichenrieder)
CESifo Economic Studies , 2016, vol. 62 (2), pp. 376–395.

- A Journey from a Corruption Port to a Tax Haven (with Vilen Lipatov)
Journal of Comparative Economics , 2014, vol. 42 (3), pp. 739–754.

- Money at the Docks of Tax Havens: A Guide
FinanzArchiv / Pubic Finance Analysis , 2014, vol. 70 (3), pp. 458–485.

- Estimating the Effects of Coordinated Fiscal Actions in the Euro Area (with Tom Zimmermann)
European Economic Review , 2013, vol. 58 (Feb), 110–121.

- The Effects of Discretionary Fiscal Policy on Macroeconomic Aggregates: A Reappraisal
Journal of Economic Surveys , 2011, vol. 25 (4), pp. 674–707.

- The Effects of Taxation on the Location Decision of Multinational Firms: M&A vs. Greenfield Investments
  (with Martin Ruf and Alfons Weichenrieder)
National Tax Journal , 2011, vol. 64 (3), pp. 817–838.

- International Debt Shifting and Multinational Firms in Developing Economies
  (with Clemens Fuest and Nadine Riedel)
Economics Letters , 2011, vol. 113 (2), pp. 135–138.

- Debt Financing and Sharp Currency Depreciations: Wholly versus Partially-Owned Multinational Affiliates
  (with Alfons Weichenrieder)
Review of World Economics / Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv , 2010, vol. 146 (2), pp. 281–302.


Policy Papers

- Germany — Tax Pressures and Reforms Options
  (with Victoria Perry and Alexander Klemm)
Tax Note International, 2019

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- Maldives — Reform Options to Strengthen Tax Policy
  (with Lee Burns and John Norregaard)
Technical-Assistance-Report (No. 19/196), IMF, 2019

- Attractive Tax Jurisdictions
University of Barcelona, IEB Report 4, 2018

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- Taxation of Corporations in Switzerland
  (with Stephen Shay)
Selected Issues Paper, IMF, 2018

- Capital Income Tax Reform in Denmark
  (with Alexander Klemm and Cory Hillier)
Tax Note International, 2018

Selected Issues Paper, IMF, 2018

- Growth-Enhancing Corporate Tax Reform in Belgium
  (with Ruud De Mooij and Milena Hrdinkova)
Nordic Tax Journal, vol. 2018, Issue (1).

- Italy: Toward a Growth-Friendly Fiscal Reform
  (with Michal Andrle, Alvar Kangur, and Mehdi Raissi)
Economia Politica, forthcoming, 2020

IMF WP/18/59, 2018

- A Review of Capital Taxation in France
  (with Mario Mansour, Victoria J. Perry, and Christophe J. Waerzeggers)
Tax Note International, Nov. 2017

- On Deficits and Symmetries in a Fiscal Capacity
  (with Alfons Weichenrieder)
SAFE Working Paper No. 112, 2015

- What Do We Know about the Tax Planning of German-Based Multinational Firms
  (with Alfons Weichenrieder)
CESifo DICE Report 4/2014 (Winter)


Chapters in Books

- Origin- and Destination-Based Taxation
  in: Cnossen, S. and Jacobs, B. (Eds.), (With Alexander Klemm)
Design for a Better Tax System - The Netherlands, 2019.

- Formulary Methods in International Taxation
  in: Cnossen, S. and Jacobs, B. (Eds.), (with Ruud De Mooij and Li Liu)
Design for a Better Tax System - The Netherlands, 2019.

- International Profit Shifting and Multinational Firms in Developing Economies
  in: Fuest, C., and Zodrow, G. (Eds.), (with Clemens Fuest and Nadine Riedel)
Critical Issues in Taxation and Development 2013, MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 145-166.


Contribution to IMF Publications

- Corporate Taxation in the Global Economy
IMF Policy Papers, March 2019

- Tax Policy, Leverage and Macroeconomic Stability
IMF Policy Papers, October 2016

- Fiscal Policies for Innovation and Growth
Fiscal Monitor, Chapter 2, April 2016