Patricia Apps
Research Fellow

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Apps Patricia Apps is Professor of Public Economics, University of Sydney Law School, Adjunct Professor, Australian National Unversity and UTS, and Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia. She was the elected President of the European Society for Population Economics (ESPE) in 2006. Her research covers a range of areas in Public Economics and has appeared in leading international journals including the American Economic Review and Journal of Political Economy. She is joint author of Public Economics and the Household (Cambridge University Press, 2009). She joined IZA as a Research Fellow in October 1999.
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IZA Discussion Papers:
No. Author(s)
9607  Patricia Apps
Ray Rees
Capital Income Taxation and Household Production
8676  Yuri Andrienko
Patricia Apps
Ray Rees
Gender Bias in Tax Systems Based on Household Income
(published in: Annals of Economics and Statistics, 2015, 117/118, 141-155)
8275  Yuri Andrienko
Patricia Apps
Ray Rees
Optimal Taxation, Inequality and Top Incomes
(published as "Optimal Taxation and Top Incomes" in: International Tax and Public Finance, 2016, 23, 918-1003)
7007  Patricia Apps
Jan Kabátek
Ray Rees
Arthur van Soest
Labor Supply Heterogeneity and Demand for Child Care of Mothers with Young Children
(published in: Empirical Economics, 2016, 51, 1641-1677)
6971  Patricia Apps
Silvia Mendolia
Ian Walker
The Impact of Pre-school on Adolescents' Outcomes: Evidence from a Recent English Cohort
(published in: Economics of Education Review, 2013, 37, 183-199)
6824  Patricia Apps
Yuri Andrienko
Ray Rees
Risk and Saving in Two-Person Households: More Scope for Precautionary Saving
(published as 'Risk and Precautionary Saving in Two-Person Households' in: American Economic Review, 2014, 104 (3), 1040-1046)
6823  Patricia Apps
Ray Rees
Optimal Taxation, Child Care and Models of the Household
6615  Patricia Apps
Ray Rees
Capital Income Taxation and the Mirrlees Review
6007  Patricia Apps
Ngo Van Long
Ray Rees
Optimal Piecewise Linear Income Taxation
(published in: Journal of Public Economic Theory, 2014, 16 (4), 523-545)
4189  Patricia Apps
Ray Rees
Relational Contracts, Taxation and the Household
(published in: CESifo Economic Studies, 2011, 57 (2), 245-258)
3127  Patricia Apps
Ray Rees
Cooperative Household Models
2910  Patricia Apps
Ray Rees
The Taxation of Couples
(published as "Optimal Taxation and Tax Reform for Two-Earner Households" in: CESifo Economic Studies, 2011, 57 (2), 283-304)
1855  Patricia Apps
Ray Rees
Gender, Time Use and Public Policy over the Life Cycle
(published in: Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 2005, 21(3), 439-461)
1036  Patricia Apps
Ray Rees
Life Cycle Time Allocation and Saving in an Imperfect Capital Market
(revised version published as "Family labor supply, taxation and saving in an imperfect capital market" in: Review of Economics of the Household, 2010, 8 (3), 297-323)
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Patricia Apps
Gender, Time Use and Models of the Household
409  Patricia Apps
Ray Rees
Fertility, Female Labor Supply and Public Policy
(revised version published as 'Fertility, Taxation and Family Policy' in: Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 2004, 106 (4), 745-763)
280  Patricia Apps
Ray Rees
Household Saving and Full Consumption over the Life Cycle
157  Patricia Apps
Ray Rees
Household Production, Full Consumption and the Costs of Children
(published in: Labour Economics, 2001, 8 (6), 621-648)