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Advertising and newspaper differentiation : on the role of readers’ advertising taste
(Working paper2006:52, Working paper, 2006-12)
Newspapers have an incentive to moderate their profile in order to gain a larger readership and thus higher advertising revenue. We show that this incentive is weakened both if readers are ad-haters and if they are ad-lovers.
Multinationals, minority ownership and tax-efficient financing structures
(Discussion paper2008:19, Working paper, 2008-10)
We model how multinationals structure their borrowing and lending transactions and find that affiliates in high-tax countries have higher internal and overall debt ratios and lower rental rates of physical capital than ...
Profit-shifting in two-sided markets
(Discussion paper2009:1, Working paper, 2009-04)
Newspapers and Advertising: The Effects of Ad-Valorem Taxation under Duopoly
(Discussion paper2007:5, Working paper, 2007-01)
Newspapers are two-sided platforms that sell their product both to readers and advertisers. Media firms in general, and newspapers in particular, are considered important providers of information, culture and language in ...
Newspapers and advertising : the effects of ad-valorem taxation under duopoly
(Discussion paper2006:38, Working paper, 2006-12)
Newspapers are two-sided platforms that sell their product both to readers and advertisers. Media firms in general, and newspapers in particular, are considered important providers of information, culture and language ...
The comparison between ad valorem and specific taxation under two-part tariffs
(Discussion paper2009:5, Working paper, 2009-06)
In this paper, we compare ad valorem and specific taxation under heterogeneous demand when a monopolist offers a menu of two-part tariffs. An increase in either tax rate leads to a higher usage fee for all consumers, whereas ...
Tax responses in platform industries
(Discussion paper2009:10, Working paper, 2009-07)
Two-sided platform firms serve distinct customer groups that are connected through interdependent demand, and include major businesses such as the media industry, banking, and the software industry. A well known result ...
Efficiency enhancing taxation in two-sided markets
(Working paper2008:1, Working paper, 2008-01)
This paper examines the efficient provision of goods in two-sided markets and characterizes optimal specific and ad-valorem taxes. We show that (i) a monopoly may have too tight output compared to the social optimum; (ii) ...
Economic integration and the relationship between profit and wage taxes
(Working paper2008:26, Working paper, 2008-08)
This paper analyzes the development of the ratio of corporate taxes to wage taxes using a simple political economy model with workers and capitalists that own internationally mobile and immobile firms. Among other results, ...
Taxes and decision rights in multinationals
(Working paper2007:12, Working paper, 2007-04)
We examine how a multinational’s choice to centralize or decentralize its decision structure is affected by country tax differentials. Within a simple model that emphasizes the multiple conflicting roles of transfer prices ...