30.08.2020 New Publication in Energy Economics

A new study on „The impact of declining oil rents on tax revenues: Does the shadow economy matter?” by Phoebe W. Ishak (Universität Hamburg) and Mohammad Reza Farzanegan (CNMS/FB02/Philipps-Universität Marburg) is in press in Energy Economics.

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• We estimate final effect of negative oil shocks on tax receipts.
• Results are based on panel data from 1991 to 2015 and 124 countries.
• We show that the size of shadow economy (SE) matters.
• SE impedes government taxation efforts during economic downturns.

To read more see: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eneco.2020.104925

An earlier version of this study appeared in CESifo Working Paper No. 8132: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3548364