Firouz Gahvari

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Research Interests

Public Economics; environmental economics; welfare economics

Education/Academic qualification

Economics, Ph.D., University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA)


Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, M.Sc., University of London (London School of Economics)


Economics, B.Sc., University of London (Queen Mary College)


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Research Output

Wage endogeneity, tax evasion, and optimal nonlinear income taxation

Gahvari, F. & Micheletto, L., Jan 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Public Economic Theory.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Heterogeneity, monetary policy, Mirrleesian taxes, and the Friedman rule

    Gahvari, F. & Micheletto, L., Jun 1 2019, In : Economic Theory. 67, 4, p. 983-1018 36 p.

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  • Restoring Ramsey tax lessons to Mirrleesian tax settings: Atkinson–Stiglitz and Ramsey reconciled

    Cremer, H. & Gahvari, F., Jun 1 2017, In : Social Choice and Welfare. 49, 1, p. 11-35 25 p.

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  • Uncertain altruism and the provision of long term care

    Cremer, H., Gahvari, F. & Pestieau, P., Jul 1 2017, In : Journal of Public Economics. 151, p. 12-24 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Capital income taxation and the Atkinson–Stiglitz theorem

    Gahvari, F. & Micheletto, L., Oct 1 2016, In : Economics Letters. 147, p. 86-89 4 p.

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