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.
I am currently visiting Paris School of Economics and the EU Tax Observatory. Contact: Professor Gabriel Zucman.
Other affiliations: CEBI (Center for Economic Behaviour and Inequality).
CV: Available here
Mobile: (+45) 28 26 41 48
Work in progress
Tax Enforcement in a Globalized Economy | with Niels Johannesen, Claus Thustrup Kreiner, Lauge Truels Larsen, and Gabriel Zucman
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: OECD Tax Gap Conference 2023, EU Tax Observatory Lunch Seminar, EPRN Conference 2022, OFS Workshop on Empirical Analysis of Tax Policy 2022, the IRS, 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.