Olivier Bargain
Research Fellow

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Bargain Olivier is Professor of Economics at the University of Bordeaux and member of the 'Institut Universitaire de France'. He is also a Research Fellow at IZA and LISER. His research covers topics in public & labor economics, development & family economics, wine & international economics. He is currently associate editor of the Journal of Economic Inequality, and previously coeditor of the book series Research in Labor Economics. He is a member of the Council of Economic Advisors to the French Prime Minister.
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IZA Discussion Papers:
No. Author(s)
Title
9163  Alpaslan Akay
Olivier Bargain
Corrado Giulietti
Juan David Robalino
Klaus F. Zimmermann
Remittances and Relative Concerns in Rural China
(published in: China Economic Review, 2016, 37, 191–207 [journal version])
8007  Olivier Bargain
Delphine Boutin
Remittances and Child Labour in Africa: Evidence from Burkina Faso
(Published as 'Remittance Effects on Child Labour: Evidence from Burkina Faso' in: Journal of Development Studies, 2015, 51(7), 922-938)
7862  Alpaslan Akay
Olivier Bargain
Klaus F. Zimmermann
Home Sweet Home? Macroeconomic Conditions in Home Countries and the Well-Being of Migrants
(published online before print in: Journal of Human Resources, March 2016)
7737  Olivier Bargain
Tim Callan
Karina Doorley
Claire Keane
Changes in Income Distributions and the Role of Tax-Benefit Policy During the Great Recession: An International Perspective
(forthcoming in: Fiscal Studies, 2016)
7698  Olivier Bargain
Andreas Peichl
Steady-State Labor Supply Elasticities: A Survey
7508  Olivier Bargain
Karina Doorley
Putting Structure on the RD Design: Social Transfers and Youth Inactivity in France
(forthcoming in: Journal of Human Resources, 2016)
7215  Olivier Bargain
Mathias Dolls
Dirk Neumann
Andreas Peichl
Sebastian Siegloch
Comparing Inequality Aversion across Countries When Labor Supply Responses Differ
(revised version published in: International Tax and Public Finance, 2014, 21(5), 845-873)
7190  Olivier Bargain
Mathias Dolls
Herwig Immervoll
Dirk Neumann
Andreas Peichl
Nico Pestel
Sebastian Siegloch
Partisan Tax Policy and Income Inequality in the U.S., 1979-2007
(revised version published as 'Tax Policy and Income Inequality in the United States, 1979–2007' in: Economic Inquiry, 2015, 53 (2), 1061-1085 [Online Access])
6999  Alpaslan Akay
Olivier Bargain
Mathias Dolls
Dirk Neumann
Andreas Peichl
Sebastian Siegloch
Happy Taxpayers? Income Taxation and Well-Being
6735  Olivier Bargain
Kristian Orsini
Andreas Peichl
Comparing Labor Supply Elasticities in Europe and the US: New Results
(revised version published in: Journal of Human Resources, 2014, 49 (3), 723-838)
6604  Olivier Bargain
Eliane El Badaoui
Prudence Kwenda
Eric Strobl
Frank Walsh
The Formal Sector Wage Premium and Firm Size for Self-employed Workers
6585  Olivier Bargain
Mathias Dolls
Clemens Fuest
Dirk Neumann
Andreas Peichl
Nico Pestel
Sebastian Siegloch
Fiscal Union in Europe? Redistributive and Stabilising Effects of an EU Tax-Benefit System
(revised version published as 'Fiscal Union in Europe? Redistributive and Stabilizing Effects of a European Tax-Benefit System and Fiscal Equalization Mechanism' in: Economic Policy, 2013, 28 (75), 375-422)
6102  Olivier Bargain
André Decoster
Mathias Dolls
Dirk Neumann
Andreas Peichl
Sebastian Siegloch
Welfare, Labor Supply and Heterogeneous Preferences: Evidence for Europe and the US
(revised version published in: Social Choice and Welfare, 2013, 41 (4), 789-817)
6029  Olivier Bargain
Olivier Donni
Prudence Kwenda
Intrahousehold Distribution and Child Poverty: Theory and Evidence from Côte d’Ivoire
5910  Olivier Bargain
Mathias Dolls
Herwig Immervoll
Dirk Neumann
Andreas Peichl
Nico Pestel
Sebastian Siegloch
Tax Policy and Income Inequality in the U.S., 1978-2009: A Decomposition Approach
(substantially revised version available as IZA DP 7190)
5820  Olivier Bargain
Kristian Orsini
Andreas Peichl
Labor Supply Elasticities in Europe and the US
(revised version available as IZA Discussion Paper No. 6735; published in: Journal of Human Resources, 2014, 49(3), 723-838)
5608  Olivier Bargain
Olivier Donni
Optimal Commodity Taxation and Redistribution within Households
(published in: Economica, 2014, 81 (321), 48-62)
5480  Alpaslan Akay
Olivier Bargain
Klaus F. Zimmermann
Relative Concerns of Rural-to-Urban Migrants in China
(published in: Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2012, 81, 421-441)
5440  Olivier Bargain
Mathias Dolls
Dirk Neumann
Andreas Peichl
Sebastian Siegloch
Tax-Benefit Systems in Europe and the US: Between Equity and Efficiency
(revised version split into 2 parts which are forthcoming in International Tax and Public Finance (also available as IZA DP 7215) and Annals of Economics and Statistics)
5355  Olivier Bargain
Herwig Immervoll
Heikki Viitamäki
No Claim, No Pain: Measuring the Non-Take-up of Social Assistance Using Register Data
(published in: Journal of Economic Inequality, 2012, 10 (3), 375-395)
5226  Olivier Bargain
Back to the Future: Decomposition Analysis of Distributive Policies Using Behavioural Simulations
(published in: International Tax and Public Finance, 2012, 19 (5), 708-731)
5221  Olivier Bargain
Claire Keane
Tax-Benefit Revealed Redistributive Preferences Over Time: Ireland 1987-2005
(published in: Labour, 2010, 24 (s1), 141–167)
5220  Olivier Bargain
Herwig Immervoll
Andreas Peichl
Sebastian Siegloch
Distributional Consequences of Labor Demand Adjustments to a Downturn: A Model-Based Approach with Application to Germany 2008-09
(revised version published as 'Distributional consequences of labor-demand shocks: the 2008–2009 recession in Germany' in: International Tax and Public Finance, 2012, 19 (1), 118-138)
4959  Olivier Bargain
Libertad Gonzalez
Claire Keane
Berkay Özcan
Female Labor Supply and Divorce: New Evidence from Ireland
(published in: European Economic Review, 2012, 56 (8), 1675–1691)
4711  Olivier Bargain
Prudence Kwenda
Is Informality Bad? Evidence from Brazil, Mexico and South Africa
(published as 'Earnings Structure, Informal Employment and Self-Employment: New Evidence from Brazil, Mexico and South Africa' in: Review of Income and Wealth, 2011, 57, S100-S122)
4672  Olivier Bargain
Olivier Donni
Monnet Benoit Patrick Gbakou
The Measurement of Child Costs: Evidence from Ireland
(published in: Economic and Social Review, 2010, 41 (1), 1-20)
4654  Olivier Bargain
Olivier Donni
The Measurement of Child Costs: A Rothbarth-Type Method Consistent with Scale Economies
(published as 'Expenditure on Children: A Rothbarth-Type Method Consistent with Scale Economies and Parents' Bargaining' in: European Economic Review, 2012, 56 (4), 792-813)
4644  Olivier Bargain
Karina Doorley
In-Work Transfers in Good Times and Bad: Simulations for Ireland
(published in: Solomon W. Polachek, Konstantinos Tatsiramos (eds.), 2011, Research in Labor Economics (Research in Labor Economics, Volume 33), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 307-339)
4296  Olivier Bargain
The Distributional Effects of Tax-Benefit Policies under New Labour: A Shapley Decomposition
(published in: Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 2012, 74 (6), 856–874)
4291  Olivier Bargain
Karina Doorley
Caught in the Trap? The Disincentive Effect of Social Assistance
(published in: Journal of Public Economics, 2011, 95 (9-10), 1096-1110)
4286  Olivier Bargain
Prudence Kwenda
The Informal Sector Wage Gap: New Evidence Using Quantile Estimations on Panel Data
(revised version published in: Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2015, 63 (1), 117-153)
4281  Olivier Bargain
Flexible Labor Supply Models
(published in: Economics Letters, 2009, 105 (1), 103-105)
3427  Olivier Bargain
Blaise Melly
Public Sector Pay Gap in France: New Evidence Using Panel Data
3284  Olivier Bargain
Sumon K. Bhaumik
Manisha Chakrabarty
Zhong Zhao
Earnings Differences between Chinese and Indian Wage Earners, 1987–2004
(published in: Review of Income and Wealth, 2009, 55(1), 562-587 [Details & Download])
3078  Olivier Bargain
Tim Callan
Analysing the Effects of Tax-Benefit Reforms on Income Distribution: A Decomposition Approach
(published in: Journal of Economic Inequality, 2010, 8 (1), 1 -21)
3004  Olivier Bargain
Herwig Immervoll
Heikki Viitamäki
How Tight Are Safety-Nets in Nordic Countries? Evidence from Finnish Register Data
(see substantially revised IZA DP 5355 and published version in Journal of Economic Inequality, 2012, 10 (3), 375-395)
2988  Olivier Bargain
Leszek Morawski
Michal Myck
Mieczyslaw Socha
As SIMPL As That: Introducing a Tax-Benefit Microsimulation Model for Poland
(published as 'Model podatkowo-świadczeniowy dla Polski - SIMPL2003' in: Wiadomosci Statystyczne, the Journal of the Polish Statistical Society. 4 (2008))
2669  Olivier Bargain
Olivier Donni
A Theory of Child Targeting
(published as 'Targeting and Child Poverty' in: Social Choice and Welfare, 2012, 39(4), 783-808)
2033  Olivier Bargain
Marco Caliendo
Peter Haan
Kristian Orsini
'Making Work Pay' in a Rationed Labour Market
(published in: Journal of Population Economics, 2010, 21 (1), 323-351)
2025  Olivier Bargain
Kristian Orsini
Beans for Breakfast? How Exportable Is the British Workfare Model?
(revised version published in: Research in Labor Economics, 2006, 25, 165-198)
1480  Olivier Bargain
Nicolas Moreau
Cooperative Models in Action: Simulation of a Nash-Bargaining Model of Household Labor Supply with Taxation
(published as 'The Impact of Tax-Benefit Reforms on Labor Supply in a Simulated Nash-bargaining Framework' in: Journal of Family and Economic Issues, 2013, 34(1), 77-86)
1455  Olivier Bargain
On Modeling Household Labor Supply with Taxation
1451  Olivier Bargain
Nicolas Moreau
Is the Collective Model of Labor Supply Useful for Tax Policy Analysis? A Simulation Exercise
(published in: Research on Economic Inequality, 2007 (14), 317-344)
1445  Olivier Bargain
Kristian Orsini
In-Work Policies in Europe: Killing Two Birds with One Stone?
(revised version published in: Labour Economics, 2006, 13 (6), 667-693)
1441  Olivier Bargain
Normative Evaluation of Tax Policies: From Households to Individuals
(revised version published in: Journal of Population Economics, 2008, 21 (2), 339-371)
 

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