Alex Raskolnikov

Columbia University - Law School

Professor

435 West 116th Street

New York, NY 10025

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

16

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11

Scholarly Papers (16)

1.

Contextual Analysis of Tax Ownership

Boston University Law Review, April 2005, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 263
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 30 Nov 2004
Alex Raskolnikov
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 1,108 (23,880)

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Tax ownership

2.

Accepting the Limits of Tax Law and Economics

Cornell Law Review, March 2013, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 417
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 24 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2014
Alex Raskolnikov
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 1,034 (26,384)
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law and economics, optimal deterrence, optimal tax theory, tax policy, tax enforcement

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Crime and Punishment in Taxation: Deceit, Deterrence, and the Self-Adjusting Penalty

Columbia Law Review, April 2006, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 284
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 21 Oct 2005
Alex Raskolnikov
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 780 (39,158)
Citation 1

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Tax, penalties, deterrence

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Revealing Choices: Using Taxpayer Choice to Target Tax Enforcement

Columbia Law Review, May 2009, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 337
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 14 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2009
Alex Raskolnikov
Columbia University - Law School
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tax enforcement, tax compliance, tax shelters, deterrence, social norms, penalty default

5.

Relational Tax Planning Under Risk-Based Rules

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 156, 2008, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 315
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 01 Sep 2007
Alex Raskolnikov
Columbia University - Law School
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tax enforcement, tax evasion, tax avoidance, tax planning, relational contracts

6.

Taxation of Financial Products: Options for Fundamental Reform

Tax Notes, Vol. 133, No. 12, 2011, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 415
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 22 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2012
Alex Raskolnikov
Columbia University - Law School
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taxation, derivatives, financial instruments, fundamental reform

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Reforming the Taxation of Derivatives - An Overview

Revista Tributaria das Américas, Summer 2010, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 372
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 29 Apr 2010
Alex Raskolnikov
Columbia University - Law School
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tax reform, tax planning, derivatives, financial instruments

8.

Probabilistic Compliance

Yale Journal on Regulation, Summer 2017; Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 525
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 13 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 19 May 2017
Alex Raskolnikov
Columbia University - Law School
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legal uncertainty, compliance, enforcement, probability, legal advice, decision-making under risk

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The Cost of Norms: Tax Effects of Tacit Understandings

University of Chicago Law Review, Spring 2007, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 305
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 23 Oct 2006
Alex Raskolnikov
Columbia University - Law School
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tax policy, tax avoidance, social norms, relational contracts, externalities

10.

Harmful, Harmless, and Beneficial Uncertainty in Law

Journal of Legal Studies, June 2017, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 565, Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-05-01
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 15 May 2017 Last Revised: 23 Dec 2017
Scott Baker and Alex Raskolnikov
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law and Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 297 (126,516)
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Legal Uncertainty, Rules and Standards, Targeted Enforcement, Graduated Sanctions

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Irredeemably Inefficient Acts: A Threat to Markets, Firms, and the Fisc

Georgetown Law Journal, April 2014, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 446
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 30 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2014
Alex Raskolnikov
Columbia University - Law School
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Optimal Deterrence, Rent Seeking, Theft, Insider Trading, Securities Fraud, Price Fixing, Tax Shelters, Economic Substance, Graduated Penalties

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Six Degrees of Graduation: Law and Economics of Variable Sanctions

Florida State University Law Review, Spring 2016, Tax Simplification 205 (Chris Evans et al. eds., 2015), Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 508
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 02 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 15 May 2017
Alex Raskolnikov
Columbia University - Law School
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Criminal Deterrence: A Review of the Missing Literature

Supreme Court Economic Review, Forthcoming; Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 621, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 621, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-661
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 07 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2020
Alex Raskolnikov
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 109 (304,045)
Citation 1

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criminal deterrence, optimal deterrence, economic analysis of crime, cost of crime

14.

Distributional Arguments, In Reverse

Minnesota Law Review, Forthcoming; Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 627, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-671, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 627
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 21 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2020
Alex Raskolnikov
Columbia University - Law School
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redistribution, inequality, tax-and-transfer, legal rules, legal transitions, law and economics

15.

Deterrence Theory: Key Findings and Challenges

Cambridge Handbook of Compliance, Forthcoming, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 610 (2019)
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 10 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2019
Alex Raskolnikov
Columbia University - Law School
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Citation 1

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deterrence, compliance, sanctions

16.

Unexpected Effects of Expected Sanctions

Journal of Legal Studies, forthcoming, Amsterdam Law School Research Paper No. 2021-02, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 639
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 19 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2021
Giuseppe Dari‐Mattiacci and Alex Raskolnikov
University of Amsterdam and Columbia University - Law School
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deterrence, chilling, compliance, participation, accuracy, sanctions, rewards, carrots, sticks.