Randall K. Filer

City University of New York, CUNY Hunter College - Department of Economics

Professor

695 Park Avenue

Hunter West 1502

New York, NY 10021

United States

http://econ.hunter.cuny.edu/faculty/filer/

Charles University in Prague - CERGE-EI (Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute)

Professor of Economics

P.O. Box 882

7 Politickych veznu

Prague 1, 111 21

Czech Republic

http://www.cerge-ei.cz

University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - The William Davidson Institute

724 E. University Ave.

Wyly Hall

Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1234

United States

CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)

Poschinger Str. 5

Munich, DE-81679

Germany

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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1.

Do Stock Markets Promote Economic Growth?

CERGE-EI Working Paper Series No. 151
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 14 Jan 2010
Randall K. Filer, Jan Hanousek and Nauro F. Campos
City University of New York, CUNY Hunter College - Department of Economics, CERGE-EI (Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute) and University College London
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stock market, financial development, economic growth, Granger causality

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Hybrid Historical Simulation VaR and ES: Performance in Developed and Emerging Markets

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2820
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 21 Oct 2009
Sasa Zikovic and Randall K. Filer
University of Rijeka - Faculty of Economics and City University of New York, CUNY Hunter College - Department of Economics
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value at risk, expected shortfall, hybrid historical simulation, extreme value theory, bootstrapping

Responses of Private and Public Schools to Voucher Funding: The Czech and Hungarian Experience

Number of pages: 70 Posted: 20 Feb 2001
Daniel Munich and Randall K. Filer
CERGE-EI, joint workplace of the Charles University and Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic and City University of New York, CUNY Hunter College - Department of Economics
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Educational Finance, Government Expenditures and Education, Occupational Choice, Labor Productivity

Responses of Private and Public Schools to Voucher Funding: The Czech and Hungarian Experience

CERGE-EI Working Paper Series No. 160
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 17 Dec 2009
Randall K. Filer and Daniel Munich
City University of New York, CUNY Hunter College - Department of Economics and CERGE-EI, joint workplace of the Charles University and Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
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Educational Finance, Government Expenditures and Education, Occupational Choice, Labor Productivity

Measuring the Shadow Economy: Endogenous Switching Regression with Unobserved Separation

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6901
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 13 Oct 2012
Tomas Lichard, Jan Hanousek and Randall K. Filer
Charles University in Prague - CERGE-EI (Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute), CERGE-EI (Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute) and City University of New York, CUNY Hunter College - Department of Economics
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shadow economy, switch regression, income-consumption gap

Measuring the Shadow Economy: Endogenous Switching Regression with Unobserved Separation

CERGE-EI Working Paper Series No. 494
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 02 Nov 2013
Tomas Lichard, Jan Hanousek and Randall K. Filer
Charles University in Prague - CERGE-EI (Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute), CERGE-EI (Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute) and City University of New York, CUNY Hunter College - Department of Economics
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endogenous switching regression, shadow economy, tax evasion, underreporting

Measuring the Shadow Economy: Endogenous Switching Regression with Unobserved Separation

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10483
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 09 Mar 2015
Randall K. Filer, Jan Hanousek and Tomas Lichard
City University of New York, CUNY Hunter College - Department of Economics, CERGE-EI (Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute) and Charles University in Prague - CERGE-EI (Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute)
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consumption-income gap, tax evasion, underreporting

Lange and Hayek Revisited: Lessons from Czech Voucher Privatization

CERGE-EI Working Paper No. 166
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 13 Apr 2001
Jan Hanousek and Randall K. Filer
CERGE-EI (Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute) and City University of New York, CUNY Hunter College - Department of Economics
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bidding scheme, Oskar Lange's model, privatization, price setting, voucher scheme

Lange and Hayek Revisited: Lessons from Czech Voucher Privatization

CERGE-EI Working Paper Series No. 166
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 07 Dec 2009
Jan Hanousek and Randall K. Filer
CERGE-EI (Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute) and City University of New York, CUNY Hunter College - Department of Economics
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bidding scheme, Oskar Lange’s model, privatization, price setting, voucher scheme

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The Effect of Terrorist Incidents on Capital Flows

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3998
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 21 Nov 2012
Randall K. Filer and Dragana Stanisic
City University of New York, CUNY Hunter College - Department of Economics and Charles University in Prague - CERGE-EI (Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute)
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FDI, terrorism, lending, portfolio investment

The Effect of Terrorist Incidents on Capital Flows

CERGE-EI Working Paper Series No. 480
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 28 Apr 2013
Randall K. Filer and Dragana Stanisic
City University of New York, CUNY Hunter College - Department of Economics and Charles University in Prague - CERGE-EI (Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute)
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Capital flow, terrorism, FDI, spill-over effect

The Effect of Terrorist Incidents on Capital Flows

Review of Development Economics, Vol. 20, Issue 2, pp. 502-513, 2016
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 15 Apr 2016
Randall K. Filer and Dragana Stanisic
City University of New York, CUNY Hunter College - Department of Economics and Charles University in Prague - CERGE-EI (Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute)
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Ranking of VaR and ES Models: Performance in Developed and Emerging Markets

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3980
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 07 Nov 2012
Sasa Zikovic and Randall K. Filer
University of Rijeka - Faculty of Economics and City University of New York, CUNY Hunter College - Department of Economics
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ranking, value at risk, expected shortfall, extreme value theory

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Endogenous Pensions and Retirement Behavior

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1547
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 24 Oct 2005
Randall K. Filer and Marjorie Honig
City University of New York, CUNY Hunter College - Department of Economics and Hunter College, City University of New York - Department of Economics
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social security, early retirement, job characteristics, pension eligibility

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Wage and Non-Wage Labor Cost in the Czech Republic: The Impact of Fringe Benefits

CERGE-EI Working Paper Series No. 77
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 11 Feb 2010
Randall K. Filer, Ondrej Schneider and Jan Svejnar
City University of New York, CUNY Hunter College - Department of Economics, Charles University in Prague - CERGE-EI (Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute) and School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University, NY, USA
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Efficiency of Price Setting Based on a Simple Excess Demand Rule: The Natural Experiment of Czech Voucher Privatization

CERGE-EI Working Paper No. 121
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 17 Jun 1998
Randall K. Filer and Jan Hanousek
City University of New York, CUNY Hunter College - Department of Economics and CERGE-EI (Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute)
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A Rise By Any Other Name? Sensitivity of Growth Regressions to Data Source

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2064, William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 889
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 30 Aug 2007
Jan Hanousek, Dana Hajkova and Randall K. Filer
CERGE-EI (Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute), Czech National Bank (CNB) and City University of New York, CUNY Hunter College - Department of Economics
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growth, measurement

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Natural Resources: Are They Really a Curse?

CERGE-EI Working Paper No. 321
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 30 Mar 2008
Alexandr Cerny and Randall K. Filer
Center For Econ Research & Grad Education, and Econ Institute (CERGE-EI) and City University of New York, CUNY Hunter College - Department of Economics
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Natural resources; Economic growth; Institutions

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The Extent of Efficiency in Central European Equity Markets

CERGE-EI Working Paper Series No. 104
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 25 Jan 2010
Randall K. Filer and Jan Hanousek
City University of New York, CUNY Hunter College - Department of Economics and CERGE-EI (Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute)
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The Other Side of the Moon: The Data Problem in Analyzing Growth Determinants

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 31 May 2004
Randall K. Filer, Jan Hanousek and Dana Hajkova
City University of New York, CUNY Hunter College - Department of Economics, CERGE-EI (Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute) and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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Growth, Measurement, Developing Economies

The Importance of Geographic Access for the Impact of Microfinance

CERGE-EI Working Paper Series No. 577
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 26 Nov 2016
Nargiza Alimukhamedova, Randall K. Filer and Jan Hanousek
Charles University in Prague - CERGE-EI (Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute), City University of New York, CUNY Hunter College - Department of Economics and CERGE-EI (Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute)
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Microcredit, Microfinance Institutions, Geographic Access

The Importance of Geographic Access for the Impact of Microfinance

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5433
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 21 Jul 2015
Nargiza Alimukhamedova, Randall K. Filer and Jan Hanousek
Charles University in Prague - CERGE-EI (Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute), City University of New York, CUNY Hunter College - Department of Economics and CERGE-EI (Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute)
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microcredit, microfinance institutions, geographic access

The Importance of Geographic Access for the Impact of Microfinance

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10696
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 13 Jul 2015
Nargiza Alimukhamedova, Randall K. Filer and Jan Hanousek
Charles University in Prague - CERGE-EI (Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute), City University of New York, CUNY Hunter College - Department of Economics and CERGE-EI (Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute)
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geographic access, microcredit, microfinance institutions

The Importance of Geographic Access for the Impact of Microfinance

Development Policy Review, Vol. 35, Issue 5, pp. 645-657, 2017
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 04 Aug 2017
Nargiza Alimukhamedova, Randall K. Filer and Jan Hanousek
Charles University in Prague - CERGE-EI (Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute), City University of New York, CUNY Hunter College - Department of Economics and CERGE-EI (Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute)
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geographic access, microcredit, microfinance institutions

The Relationship Between Economic Factors and Equity Markets in Central Europe

CERGE-EI Working Paper Series No. 119
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 25 Jan 2010
Jan Hanousek and Randall K. Filer
CERGE-EI (Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute) and City University of New York, CUNY Hunter College - Department of Economics
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Semi-strong efficiency, emerging markets, Granger causality

The Relationship between Economic Factors and Equity Markets in Central Europe

Posted: 12 Jun 2001
Jan Hanousek and Randall K. Filer
CERGE-EI (Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute) and City University of New York, CUNY Hunter College - Department of Economics

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Semi-strong efficiency, emerging markets, Granger causality

Consumers' Opinion of Inflation Bias Due to Quality Improvements in Transition in the Czech Republic

CERGE-EI Working Paper No. 184
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 15 Nov 2001
Jan Hanousek and Randall K. Filer
CERGE-EI (Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute) and City University of New York, CUNY Hunter College - Department of Economics
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Inflation Bias, Quality Change, Transition Economies

Consumers' Opinion of Inflation Bias Due to Quality Improvements in Transition in the Czech Republic

CERGE-EI Working Paper Series No. 184
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 28 Nov 2009
Jan Hanousek and Randall K. Filer
CERGE-EI (Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute) and City University of New York, CUNY Hunter College - Department of Economics
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Inflation Bias, Quality Change, Transition Economies

Debt, Profitability, and Investment in Workplace Safety

CERGE-EI Working Paper Series No. 106
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 25 Jan 2010
Devra L. Golbe and Randall K. Filer
Hunter College, City University of New York and City University of New York, CUNY Hunter College - Department of Economics
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Debt, Profitability and Investment in Workplace Safety

Posted: 23 Oct 1996
Devra L. Golbe and Randall K. Filer
Hunter College, City University of New York and City University of New York, CUNY Hunter College - Department of Economics

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Contract Form and Procurement Costs: The Impact of Compulsory Multiple Contractor Laws in Construction

NBER Working Paper No. w5916
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 01 Aug 2000 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2021
Orley Ashenfelter, David Ashmore and Randall K. Filer
Princeton University - Industrial Relations Section, Princeton University and City University of New York, CUNY Hunter College - Department of Economics
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Contract Form and Procurement Costs: The Impact of Compulsory Multiple Contractor Laws in Construction

RAND JOURNAL OF ECONOMICS, Vol. 27, No. 0, Special Issue
Posted: 19 Feb 1997
Orley Ashenfelter, David Ashmore and Randall K. Filer
Princeton University - Industrial Relations Section, Princeton University and City University of New York, CUNY Hunter College - Department of Economics

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Consumers' Opinion of Inflation Bias Due to Quality Improvements

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 31 May 2004
Randall K. Filer and Jan Hanousek
City University of New York, CUNY Hunter College - Department of Economics and CERGE-EI (Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute)
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Bias, Quality Change, Transition Economies, Czech Republic

Output Changes and Inflationary Bias in Transition

CERGE-EI Working Paper Series No. 167
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 03 Dec 2009
Randall K. Filer and Jan Hanousek
City University of New York, CUNY Hunter College - Department of Economics and CERGE-EI (Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute)
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Inflation, Transition, Bias, GDP growth

Output Changes and Inflationary Bias in Transition

Posted: 01 Mar 2001
Randall K. Filer and Jan Hanousek
City University of New York, CUNY Hunter College - Department of Economics and CERGE-EI (Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute)

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Survey-Based Estimates of Biases in Consumer Price Indices During Transition: Evidence from Romania

CERGE-EI Working Paper Series No. 178
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 24 Jun 2001
Jan Hanousek and Randall K. Filer
CERGE-EI (Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute) and City University of New York, CUNY Hunter College - Department of Economics
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Survey-Based Estimates of Biases in Consumer Price Indices During Transition: Evidence from Romania

CERGE-EI Working Paper Series No. 178
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 28 Nov 2009
Randall K. Filer and Jan Hanousek
City University of New York, CUNY Hunter College - Department of Economics and CERGE-EI (Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute)
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Survey-Based Estimates of Biases in Consumer Price Indices During Transition: Evidence from Romania

Posted: 15 Nov 2002
Jan Hanousek and Randall K. Filer
CERGE-EI (Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute) and City University of New York, CUNY Hunter College - Department of Economics

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Tax Reform in Georgia and the Size of the Shadow Economy

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6912
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Oct 2012
Randall K. Filer
City University of New York, CUNY Hunter College - Department of Economics
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consumer behavior, tax reform, hidden/shadow economy, transition economy

Tax Reform in Georgia and the Size of the Shadow Economy

Economics of Transition, Vol. 22, Issue 1, pp. 179-210, 2014
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Dec 2013
Karine Torosyan and Randall K. Filer
Tbilisi State University (TSU) - International School of Economics (ISET) and City University of New York, CUNY Hunter College - Department of Economics
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Hidden/shadow economy, tax reform, consumer behaviour, transition economy

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Evaluating Imperfections and Biases in Price Indexes During Transition

CERGE-EI Working Paper Series No. 186
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 27 Nov 2009
Jan Hanousek and Randall K. Filer
CERGE-EI (Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute) and City University of New York, CUNY Hunter College - Department of Economics
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CPI Bias, Formula bias, Price Liberalization, Substitution bias, Transition Economies

Returns to the Market: Valuing Human Capital in the Post-Transition Czech and Slovak Republics

CERGE-EI Working Paper Series No. 125
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 22 Jan 2010
Randall K. Filer, Stepan Jurajda and Jan Planovsky
City University of New York, CUNY Hunter College - Department of Economics, CERGE-EI and Charles University in Prague - CERGE-EI (Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute)
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Returns to the Market: Valuing Human Capital in the Post-Transition Czech and Slovak Republics

Posted: 06 Feb 2000
Randall K. Filer, Stepan Jurajda and Jan Planovsky
City University of New York, CUNY Hunter College - Department of Economics, CERGE-EI and Charles University in Prague - CERGE-EI (Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute)

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Debt, Operating Margin, and Investment in Workplace Safety

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 24 Oct 2003
Randall K. Filer and Devra L. Golbe
City University of New York, CUNY Hunter College - Department of Economics and Hunter College, City University of New York
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Informational Content of Prices Set Using Excess Demand: The Natural Experiment of Czech Voucher Privatization

CERGE-EI Working Paper Series No. 121
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 23 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2010
Randall K. Filer and Jan Hanousek
City University of New York, CUNY Hunter College - Department of Economics and CERGE-EI (Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute)
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Markets, Efficiency, Auctions, Privatization

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The Other Side of the Moon: The Data Problem in Analysing Growth Determinants

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 02 Jun 2004
Randall K. Filer, Dana Hajkova and Jan Hanousek
City University of New York, CUNY Hunter College - Department of Economics, Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and CERGE-EI (Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute)
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Growth, measurement

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'Flattening' the Tax Evasion: Evidence from the Post-Communist Natural Experiment

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11229
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 18 Apr 2016
Randall K. Filer, Jan Hanousek, Tomas Lichard and Karine Torosyan
City University of New York, CUNY Hunter College - Department of Economics, CERGE-EI (Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute), Charles University in Prague - CERGE-EI (Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute) and Tbilisi State University (TSU)
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consumption-income gap, Flat tax, tax evasion, tax reform, underreporting

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‘Flattening’ Tax Evasion?

Economics of Transition and Institutional Change, Vol. 27, Issue 1, pp. 223-246, 2019
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 24 Jan 2019
Randall K. Filer, Jan Hanousek, Tomas Lichard and Karine Torosyan
City University of New York, CUNY Hunter College - Department of Economics, CERGE-EI (Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute), Charles University in Prague - CERGE-EI (Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute) and Tbilisi State University (TSU)
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Flat tax, tax reform, tax evasion, underreporting, consumption‐income gap

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The Mirage of Convergence: Why Poor Countries May Only Seem to Be Closing the Income Gap

CERGE-EI Working Paper No. 222
Posted: 27 Apr 2005
Jan Hanousek, Dana Hajkova and Randall K. Filer
CERGE-EI (Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute), Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and City University of New York, CUNY Hunter College - Department of Economics

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Growth, measurement, developing economies

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Yet More on Inflation in Transition: Reply

Posted: 29 Sep 2001
Randall K. Filer and Jan Hanousek
City University of New York, CUNY Hunter College - Department of Economics and CERGE-EI (Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute)

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