Norman Gemmell

Victoria University of Wellington - Victoria Business School

Chair in Public Finance

PO Box 600

Wellington 6140

New Zealand

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Scholarly Papers (37)

1.

The Distribution of Income and Fiscal Incidence by Age and Gender: Some Evidence from New Zealand

Victoria University of Wellington Working Paper in Public Finance No. 10/2013
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 07 Jan 2014
Omar Aziz, Norman Gemmell and Athene Laws
Government of New Zealand - Treasury, Victoria University of Wellington - Victoria Business School and Victoria University of Wellington
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Tax Structure and the Incidence on the Poor in Developing Countries

CREDIT Research Paper No. 03/18
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 17 Mar 2004
Norman Gemmell and Oliver Morrissey
Victoria University of Wellington - Victoria Business School and University of Nottingham - Development Economics
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The Tax Gap: A Methodological Review

Advances in Taxation, Vol 20, December 2012, pp. 203-231, Victoria University of Wellington School of Business Working Paper No. 09/2012
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 14 Jan 2013
Norman Gemmell and John Hasseldine
Victoria University of Wellington - Victoria Business School and Nottingham University Business School
Downloads 373 (109,955)
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Does the Composition of Government Expenditure Matter for Long-Run GDP Levels?

Victoria University of Wellington Public Finance Working Paper No. 10
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 23 Aug 2014
Norman Gemmell, Richard Kneller and Ismael Sanz
Victoria University of Wellington - Victoria Business School, University of Nottingham and Universidad Rey Juan Carlos
Downloads 231 (180,138)
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government expenditure composition, fiscal policy, GDP

Does the Composition of Government Expenditure Matter for Long‐Run GDP Levels?

Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 78, Issue 4, pp. 522-547, 2016
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 06 Jul 2016
Norman Gemmell, Richard Kneller and Ismael Sanz
Victoria University of Wellington - Victoria Business School, University of Nottingham and Universidad Rey Juan Carlos
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Taxpayers' Behavioural Responses and Measures of Tax Compliance 'Gaps': A Critique

Victoria University of Wellington Working Paper in Public Finance No. 11/2013
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 08 Jan 2014
Norman Gemmell and John Hasseldine
Victoria University of Wellington - Victoria Business School and Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics
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The Growth Effects of Tax Rate in the OECD

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 26 Apr 2013
Norman Gemmell, Richard Kneller and Ismael Sanz
Victoria University of Wellington - Victoria Business School, University of Nottingham and Universidad Rey Juan Carlos
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marginal tax rates, average tax rates, personal tax, corporate tax, GDP growth

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Estimating Firm-Level Effective Marginal Tax Rates and the User Cost of Capital in New Zealand

Motu Working Paper 13-14
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 19 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2014
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust, Victoria University of Wellington - Victoria Business School, University of Nottingham and Government of New Zealand - Treasury
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User cost of capital, tax reform, EMTR, New Zealand

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Average Marginal Income Tax Rates in New Zealand, 1907-2009

Victoria University of Wellington Public Finance Working Paper No. 01/2012
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 17 Jan 2013
University of Auckland Business School, Harvard University - Department of Economics, New Zealand Treasury, Victoria University of Wellington - Victoria Business School, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and New Zealand Treasury
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Average marginal tax rates, New Zealand

Corporate Taxation and Productivity Catch-Up: Evidence from European Firms

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 26 Apr 2013
Victoria University of Wellington - Victoria Business School, University of Nottingham, University of Nottingham, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos and Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM)
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productivity, taxation, convergence

Corporate Taxation and Productivity Catch‐Up: Evidence from European Firms

The Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 120, Issue 2, pp. 372-399, 2018
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 26 Mar 2018
Victoria University of Wellington - Victoria Business School, University of Nottingham, University of Birminghamaffiliation not provided to SSRN, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos and Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM)
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Convergence, firms, productivity, taxation

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Government Size, Fiscal Policy and the Level and Growth of Output: A Review of Recent Evidence

Victoria University of Wellington Business School Working Paper No. 10/2012
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 14 Jan 2013
Norman Gemmell and Joey Au
Victoria University of Wellington - Victoria Business School and The New Zealand Treasury
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fiscal policy, government expenditure taxation, economic growth

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Growth and Welfare Maximization in Models of Public Finance and Endogenous Growth

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 11-041
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 15 Jul 2011
Florian Misch, Norman Gemmell and Richard Kneller
ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research, Victoria University of Wellington - Victoria Business School and University of Nottingham
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Economic Growth, Productive Public Spending, Optimal Fiscal Policy

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Fiscal Policy and Growth with Complementarities and Constraints on Government

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 11-018
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 14 Mar 2011
Florian Misch, Norman Gemmell and Richard Kneller
ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research, Victoria University of Wellington - Victoria Business School and University of Nottingham
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Imperfect Knowledge, Economic Growth, Productive Public Spending, Optimal Fiscal Policy

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Estimating Firm-Level Effective Tax Rates and the User Cost of Capital in New Zealand

Victoria University of Wellington Working Paper in Public Finance No. 12/2013
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 08 Jan 2014
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust, Victoria University of Wellington - Victoria Business School, University of Nottingham and Government of New Zealand - Treasury
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Measuring Revenue-Maximising Elasticities of Taxable Income: Evidence for the US Income Tax

Victoria University of Wellington Working Paper in Public Finance No. 02/2014
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 11 Jan 2014
John Creedy and Norman Gemmell
Victoria University of Wellington and Victoria University of Wellington - Victoria Business School
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Income Tax Revenue; Elasticity of taxable income; revenue elasticity, Laffer Curve

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Microsimulation Analysis of Optimal Income Tax Reforms: An Application to New Zealand

Melbourne Institute Working Paper No. 7/18
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 25 May 2018
John Creedy, Norman Gemmell, Nicolas Herault and Penny Mok
Victoria University of Wellington, Victoria University of Wellington - Victoria Business School, University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute: Applied Economic & Social Research and Government of New Zealand - Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment
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optimal taxation, tax reform, behavioural microsimulation, social welfare function, money metric utility

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Complementarity in Models of Public Finance and Endogenous Growth

Victoria University of Wellington Working Paper in Public Finance No. 1/2014
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 08 Jan 2014
Florian Misch, Norman Gemmell and Richard Kneller
ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research, Victoria University of Wellington - Victoria Business School and University of Nottingham
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Complementarity, Economic Growth, Productive Public Spending, Optimal Fiscal Policy

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Pensions, Savings and Housing: A Life-Cycle Framework with Policy Simulations

Victoria University of Wellington Public Finance Working Paper No. 01/2015
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 03 Feb 2015
John Creedy, Norman Gemmell and Grant M. Scobie
Victoria University of Wellington, Victoria University of Wellington - Victoria Business School and Government of New Zealand - Treasury
Downloads 27 (634,488)
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Savings; Housing; Retirement; Intertemporal elasticity of substitution; rate of interest; taxation

Using Surveys of Business Perceptions as a Guide to Growth-Enhancing Fiscal Reforms

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 13-012
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 15 Mar 2013
Florian Misch, Norman Gemmell and Richard Kneller
ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research, Victoria University of Wellington - Victoria Business School and University of Nottingham
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Economic Growth, Fiscal Policy, Imperfectly Informed Governments, Business Perceptions, Diagnostics, Subjective Data

Using Surveys of Business Perceptions as a Guide to Growth-Enhancing Fiscal Reforms

Victoria University of Wellington Business School Working Paper No. 04/2014
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 18 Feb 2014
Florian Misch, Norman Gemmell and Richard Kneller
ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research, Victoria University of Wellington - Victoria Business School and University of Nottingham
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Economic Growth, Fiscal Policy, Business Perceptions, Diagnostics

Using Surveys of Business Perceptions as a Guide to Growth‐Enhancing Fiscal Reforms

Economics of Transition, Vol. 22, Issue 4, pp. 683-725, 2014
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 28 Aug 2014
Florian Misch, Norman Gemmell and Richard Kneller
ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research, Victoria University of Wellington - Victoria Business School and University of Nottingham
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Economic growth, fiscal policy, business perceptions, diagnostics

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Revenue-Maximising Elasticities of Taxable Income in Multi-Rate Income Tax Structures

Victoria University of Wellington Business School Working Paper No. 05/2012
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 14 Jan 2013
John Creedy and Norman Gemmell
University of Melbourne - Department of Economics and Victoria University of Wellington - Victoria Business School
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Income Tax Revenue, elasticity of taxable income, revenue elasticity

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The Revenue Responsiveness of Consumption Taxes

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 06 Mar 2003
John Creedy and Norman Gemmell
University of Melbourne - Department of Economics and Victoria University of Wellington - Victoria Business School
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The Prices of Goods and Services in New Zealand: An International Comparison

Victoria University of Wellington Working Papers in Public Finance, Working Paper 06/2014
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 16 Jun 2014
Norman Gemmell
Victoria University of Wellington - Victoria Business School
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Price levels, Purchasing power parity, New Zealand, Tradables, Non-tradables

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The Built-In Flexibility of Income and Consumption Taxes in New Zealand

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 10 Dec 2004
John Creedy and Norman Gemmell
University of Melbourne - Department of Economics and Victoria University of Wellington - Victoria Business School
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Explaining International Differences in the Prices of Tradables and Non-Tradables (with a New Zealand Perspective)

Victoria University of Wellington Working Papers in Public Finance, Working Paper 08/2014
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 16 Jun 2014
Rod Falvey and Norman Gemmell
Bond University - Department of Economics and Victoria University of Wellington - Victoria Business School
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Price levels, Purchasing power parity, New Zealand, Tradables, Non-tradables,

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Regression Estimates of the Elasticity of Taxable Income and the Choice of Instrument

Victoria University of Wellington School of Business Working Paper No. 03/2012
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 14 Jan 2013
Simon Carey, John Creedy, Norman Gemmell and Josh Teng
The New Zealand Treasury, University of Melbourne - Department of Economics, Victoria University of Wellington - Victoria Business School and New Zealand Inland Revenue Department
Downloads 15 (723,528)
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The Built-In Flexibility of Income and Consumption Taxes

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 22 Jan 2003
John Creedy and Norman Gemmell
University of Melbourne - Department of Economics and Victoria University of Wellington - Victoria Business School
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Measuring Revenue Responses to Tax Rate Changes in Multi-Rate Income Tax Systems: Behavioural and Structural Factors

International Tax and Public Finance, Forthcoming, Victoria University of Wellington School of Business Working Paper No. 04/2012
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 15 Jan 2013
John Creedy and Norman Gemmell
University of Melbourne - Department of Economics and Victoria University of Wellington - Victoria Business School
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Income Tax Revenue, elasticity of taxable income, revenue elasticity

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Can Automatic Tax Increases Pay for the Public Spending Effects of Population Ageing in New Zealand?

Victoria University of Wellington Working Paper in Public Finance No. 03/2013
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 07 Jan 2014
John Creedy and Norman Gemmell
University of Melbourne - Department of Economics and Victoria University of Wellington - Victoria Business School
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Income Redistribution and Direct Taxes and Transfers in New Zealand

Australian Economic Review, Vol. 43, Issue 1, pp. 39-51, March 2010
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 15 Mar 2010
John Creedy, Jamas Enright, Norman Gemmell and Nick McNabb
University of Melbourne - Department of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Victoria University of Wellington - Victoria Business School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Income Dynamics, Pro‐Poor Mobility and Poverty Persistence Curves

Economic Record, Vol. 94, Issue 306, pp. 316-328, 2018
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 20 Sep 2018
John Creedy and Norman Gemmell
Victoria University of Wellington and Victoria University of Wellington - Victoria Business School
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Income Inequality in New Zealand, 1935–2014

Australian Economic Review, Vol. 51, Issue 1, pp. 21-40, 2018
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 02 Mar 2018
John Creedy, Norman Gemmell and Loc Nguyen
Victoria University of Wellington, Victoria University of Wellington - Victoria Business School and Leibniz Universität Hannover
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Taxation and the User Cost of Capital

Journal of Economic Surveys, Vol. 31, Issue 1, pp. 201-225, 2017
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 29 Jan 2017
John Creedy and Norman Gemmell
Victoria University of Wellington and Victoria University of Wellington - Victoria Business School
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Corporate taxation, User cost

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Income and Fiscal Incidence by Age and Gender: Some Evidence from New Zealand

Review of Income and Wealth, Vol. 62, Issue 3, pp. 534-558, 2016
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 16 Aug 2016
Omar Aziz, Norman Gemmell and Athene Laws
Government of New Zealand - Treasury, Victoria University of Wellington - Victoria Business School and Victoria University of Wellington
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age, fiscal incidence, gender, income redistribution, New Zealand

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The Growth Effects of Tax Rates in the OECD

Canadian Journal of Economics/Revue canadienne d'économique, Vol. 47, Issue 4, pp. 1217-1255, 2014
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 23 Jul 2015
Norman Gemmell, Richard Kneller and Ismael Sanz
Victoria University of Wellington - Victoria Business School, University of Nottingham and Universidad Rey Juan Carlos
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Do Local Property Taxes Affect New Building Development? Results from a Quasi-Natural Experiment in New Zealand

Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics February 2019, Volume 58, Issue 2, pp 310–333
Posted: 08 May 2019
Norman Gemmell, Arthur Grimes and Mark Skidmore
Victoria University of Wellington - Victoria Business School, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust and Michigan State University - Department of Agricultural Economics

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Property taxes; Land tax; Development contributions; Impact fees; Property development

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Estimating the Elasticity of Taxable Income in New Zealand

Economic Record, Vol. 91, Issue 292, pp. 54-78, 2015
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 04 Mar 2015
Simon Carey, John Creedy, Norman Gemmell and Josh Teng
The New Zealand Treasury, Victoria University of Wellington, Victoria University of Wellington - Victoria Business School and New Zealand Inland Revenue Department
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Fiscal Decentralization and Economic Growth: Spending Versus Revenue Decentralization

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 51, Issue 4, pp. 1915-1931, 2013
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 24 Aug 2013
Norman Gemmell, Richard Kneller and Ismael Sanz
Victoria University of Wellington - Victoria Business School, University of Nottingham and Universidad Rey Juan Carlos
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Technology Transfer and External Shocks: Developing Country Growth from 1960 to 1990

GEP Research Paper No. 2002/05
Posted: 22 Jul 2003
Norman Gemmell and Richard Kneller
Victoria University of Wellington - Victoria Business School and University of Nottingham

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