Hjalte Fejerskov Boas

I am a second-year PhD student at the Department of Economics at the University of Copenhagen and a resident PhD student at the Danish Ministry of Taxation. My supervisors are Niels Johannesen and Claus Thustrup Kreiner.

My research revolves around international tax evasion, optimal taxation, and public economics.

Other affiliations: CEBI (Center for Economic Behaviour and Inequality).

CV: Available here

Email: hfb@econ.ku.dk

Mobile: (+45) 28 26 41 48


Work in progress

Tax Enforcement in a Globalized Economy | with Niels Johannesen, Claus Thustrup Kreiner, Gabriel Zucman, and Lauge Truels Larsen


We use administrative and audit data from Denmark to investigate the effects of automatic information exchange (CRS and FATCA) on tax evasion and tax enforcement.

Presentations: EPRN Conference 2022, OFS Workshop on Empirical Analysis of Tax Policy 2022, The Norwegian Tax Agency, The Danish Tax Agency, The Danish Ministry of Taxation.


Lecturer: Introduction to Social Data Science (Web scraping and text as data), fall 2022.

Teaching assistant: B.Sc. Economics in Society, fall 2021.