Niels Johannesen

Niels Johannesen

Professor with special responsibilities

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

    Tax Evasion and Inequality

    Alstadsæter, A., Johannesen, Niels & Zucman, G., Jun 2019, In: American Economic Review. 109, 6, p. 2073-2103

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  2. Published

    The Consumption Effects of the 2007-2008 Financial Crisis: Evidence from Households in Denmark

    Jensen, T. L. & Johannesen, Niels, Nov 2017, In: The American Economic Review. 107, 11, p. 3386-3414

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  3. Published

    Social distancing laws cause only small losses of economic activity during the COVID-19 pandemic in Scandinavia

    Sheridan, Adam, Andersen, Asger Lau, Hansen, Emil Toft & Johannesen, Niels, 25 Aug 2020, In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 117, 34, p. 20468-20473 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  4. Published

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

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

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  5. Published

    Tax evasion and Swiss bank deposits

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

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  6. Published

    Petro Rents, Political Institutions, and Hidden Wealth: Evidence from Offshore Bank Accounts

    Andersen, J. J., Johannesen, Niels, Lassen, David Dreyer & Paltseva, E., Aug 2017, In: Journal of the European Economic Association. 15, 4, p. 818-860

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  7. Published

    Taxing Hidden Wealth: The Consequences of US Enforcement Initiatives on Evasive Foreign Accounts

    Johannesen, Niels, Langetieg, P., Reck, D., Risch, M. & Slemrod, J., 2020, In: American Economic Journal: Economic Policy. 12, 3, p. 312-346

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  8. Published

    Can Taxes Tame the Banks? Evidence from the European Bank Levies

    Devereux, M. P., Johannesen, Niels & Vella, J., 21 Aug 2019, In: Economic Journal. 129, 624, p. 3058–3091

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  9. Published

    The Distortive Effects of Too Big To Fail: Evidence from the Danish Market for Retail Deposits

    Iyer, R., Jensen, T. L., Johannesen, Niels & Sheridan, Adam, 15 Mar 2019, In: The Review of Financial Studies. 32, 12, p. 4653–4695

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

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