New publication in American Economic Journal: Economic Policy

Spencer Bastani has got the article “Child Care Subsidies, Quality and Optimal Income Taxation” (written together with S. Blomquist och L. Micheletto) accepted for publication in the journal American Economic Journal: Economic Policy.

The paper analyzes the optimal design of income taxation and child care subsidies in an economy where parents choose labor supply and the quality and quantity of childcare, and where these choices have consequences for the human capital formation of their children.