Claus Thustrup Kreiner
Claus Thustrup Kreiner

Professor

Link to personal webpage

Claus Thustrup Kreiner is Professor of Economics and Director of the Center for Economic Behavior and Inequality (CEBI) at the University of Copenhagen. He is also co-editor of the Journal of Public Economics and Area Director of Public Economics in the CESifo network. He received the PhD degree in Economics in 1998 and became full professor in 2005. Most of his research has centered on Public Economics, but he has also published research in many other areas. His work with colleagues at CEBI, Columbia University, London School of Economics and UC Berkeley includes articles in American Economic Review, Econometrica, PNAS, Economic Journal, Journal of Public Economics and the American Economic Journal: Economic Policy dealing with inequality in income, wealth and health, optimal redistribution policy and behavioral responses to public policy. Claus Thustrup Kreiner was member of the Danish 2008-2009 Tax Commission and co-chair of the Danish Economic Council (vismand) 2010-2014.

Research groups

Center for Economic Behavior and Inequality (CEBI)

Economic Policy Research Unit (EPRU)

Behavioral Economics and Labor Market Performance (BELP)

Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)

CESifo network

Primary fields of research

Primary specialization: Public Economics
Secondary specialization: Labor Economics, Household Finance, Applied Microeconometrics, Experimental Economics

Teaching

Public Economics (third year undergraduate and graduate) and Principles of Economics (first year undergraduate). Main area of supervision: Public Economics.

Current research

See personal website.

Selected publications

  1. Published

    Tax Reforms and Intertemporal Shifting of Wage Income: Evidence from Danish Monthly Payroll Records

    Kreiner, Claus Thustrup, Leth-Petersen, Søren & Skov, P. E., 2016, In : American Economic Journal: Economic Policy. 8, 3, p. 233-257

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  2. Published

    Taxation and the Long Run Allocation of Labor: Theory and Danish Evidence

    Kreiner, Claus Thustrup, Munch, Jakob Roland & Whitta-Jacobsen, Hans Jørgen, 2015, In : Journal of Public Economics. 127, p. 74–86

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  3. Published

    Year-End Tax Planning of Top Management: Evidence from High-Frequency Payroll Data

    Kreiner, Claus Thustrup, Leth-Petersen, Søren & Skov, P. E., 2014, In : American Economic Review. 104, 5, p. 154-58 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  4. Published

    Unwilling or Unable to Cheat? Evidence From a Tax Audit Experiment in Denmark

    Kleven, H. J., Knudsen, M. B., Kreiner, Claus Thustrup, Pedersen, S. & Saez, E., 2011, In : Econometrica. 79, 3, p. 651-692 42 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  5. Published

    The Optimal Income Taxation of Couples

    Kleven, H. J., Kreiner, Claus Thustrup & Saez, E., 2009, In : Econometrica. 77, 2, p. 537-560 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Selected activities

  1. De Økonomiske Råd (External organisation)

    Kreiner, Claus Thustrup (Chair)
    1 Jan 201030 Nov 2014

    Activity: Membership typesMembership in committee, council, board

  2. Skattekommissionen (External organisation)

    Kreiner, Claus Thustrup (Member)
    1 Feb 20082 Feb 2009

    Activity: Membership typesMembership in committee, council, board

  3. Konkurrencerådet (External organisation)

    Kreiner, Claus Thustrup (Member)
    3 Apr 200931 Dec 2009

    Activity: Membership typesMembership in committee, council, board

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