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Niels Johannesen

Niels Johannesen

Associate Professor

Personal website: www.nielsjohannesen.net

Primary fields of research

International Taxation, Tax Evasion, Tax Avoidance, Tax Planning, Taxation of Multinational Firms, Taxation and Regulation of the Financial Sector

Current research

Current research projects:

  • What is the effect of bank taxation on riskiness in the financial sector?
  • How do financial crises spread to the real economy?
  • Who owns the offshore wealth and why?

Teaching

I teach a master-level course on tax policy and a first-year course on business economics. I supervise students on all topics within public economics

Selected publications

  1. Published

    Imperfect tax competition for profits, asymmetric equilibrium and beneficial tax havens

    Johannesen, N. 2010 In : Journal of International Economics. 81, 2, p. 253-264 12 p.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  2. Published

    Optimal fiscal barriers to international economic integration in the presence of tax havens

    Johannesen, N. 2012 In : Journal of Public Economics. 96, 3-4, p. 400-416 17 p.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  3. Published

    The End of Bank Secrecy?: An Evaluation of the G20 Tax Haven Crackdown

    Johannesen, N. & Zucman, G. 2014 In : American Economic Journal: Economic Policy. 6, 1, p. 65-91 27 p.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  4. Published

    Tax evasion and Swiss bank deposits

    Johannesen, N. 2014 In : Journal of Public Economics. 111, p. 46-62

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  5. Published

    Tax avoidance with cross-border hybrid instruments

    Johannesen, N. 2014 In : Journal of Public Economics. 112, p. 40-52

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

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