Department of Economics and Finance


Thomas Renström

Durham University Business School
Department of Economics and Finance
Mill Hill Lane
Durham DH1 3LB
UK

Tel +44-(0)191-334 6369
Fax +44-(0)191-334 6341

Email t.i.renstrom@durham.ac.uk



Current positions
Senior Lecturer in Economics, MSc Economics and Finance Programme Director,
Deputy Head of Department, Durham Business School, Durham University
Director of MSc Programmes (Finance/Economics/Accounting)

D.Phil. (Ph.D.)
University of Oxford, 1997, "Endogenous taxation in a dynamic economy"

Major fields
political economy, optimal taxation and public economics, dynamic economies with consumer heterogeneity, population economics, endogenous firm objectives, environmental economics

Publications
(2015) Population Growth and Human Capital: A Welfarist Approach (with Luca Spataro), The Manchester School;
(2012) Optimal taxation, critical-level utilitarianism and economic growth (with Luca Spataro), Journal of Public Economics;
(2011) The optimum growth rate for popultion under critical-level utilitarianism (with Luca Spataro), Journal of Population Economics;
(2007) Optimal dynamic labour taxation (with Parantap Basu), Macroeconomic Dynamics;
(2007) Political Institutions and economic growth (with Laura Marsiliani), Economics of Governance;
(2006) The role of government commitment for environmental policy and capital movements (with Laura Marsiliani), Topics in Macroeconomics;
(2004) Optimal dynamic taxation with indivisible labour (with Parantap Basu and Laura Marsiliani), Manchester School;
(2003) Endogenous firm objectives (with Erkan Yalcin), Journal of Public Economic Theory;
(2002) Political institutions and redistribution, In: D.K. Levine, W. Zame, L. Ausubel, P-A. Chiappori, B. Ellickson, A. Rubinstein and L. Samuelson (Eds.) Proceedings of the 2002 North American Summer Meetings of the Econometric Society: Economic Theory;
(2000) Time inconsistency in environmental policy (with Laura Marsiliani), Economic Journal;
(1999) Optimal dynamic taxation, In: S.B. Dahiya (Ed.), The Current State of Economic Science;
(1998) Tax evasion as a disciplinary mechanism for fiscal policy, In: H. Shibata and T. Ihori (Eds.), Welfare State, Public Investment and Growth;
(1996) Endogenous taxation: An overlapping generations approach, Economic Journal


RESEARCH

TEACHING

CV

CONFERENCE ON DYNAMIC ASPECTS OF TAXATION AND PUBLIC EXPENDITURE


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