Associate Professor Maria Racionero

Research School of Economics

Position: Associate Professor
Phone: +61 2 612 54466
Office: Room 2010, HW Arndt Bld (25A)
CV: CV (.PDF, 170KB)

Associate Professor Maria Racionero


"Optimal taxation when the allocation of time matters" (first-named Chief Investigator, with Alison Booth and Pierre Pestieau), ARC DP13


Selected Publications

  • "On the effect of parental leave duration on unemployment and wages" (with Elena Del Rey and Jose Silva), Economics Letters 158, September 2017, pp. 14-17.
  • "Harsh occupations, life expenctancy and social security" (with Pierre Pestieau), Economic Modelling 58, November 2016, pp. 194-202.
  • "Harsh occupations, health status and social security" (with Pierre Pestieau), Journal of Economics 117(3), April 2016, pp. 239-257.
  • "Tagging with leisure needs" (with Pierre Pestieau), Social Choice and Welfare 45(4), December 2015, pp. 687-706.
  • "Choosing the Type of Income-Contingent Loan: Risk-Sharing versus Risk-Pooling" (with Elena Del Rey), chapter 8 in Gerard, M. and Ubelmesser, S. (eds), The Mobility of Students and the Highly Skilled: Implications for Education Financing and Economic Policy. MIT Press: Cambridge, MA, December 2014.
  • "Income Contingent Loans for Higher Education and Beyond", chapter 19 in Chapman, B., Higgins, T. and Stiglitz, J. (eds), Income Contingent Loans: Theory, Practice and Prospects, Palgrave Macmillan, May 2014.
  • "Voting on income-contingent loans for higher education" (with Elena Del Rey), The Economic Record 88, Special Issue, June 2012, pp. 38-50.
  • "Unequal wages for equal utilities" (with Helmuth Cremer and Pierre Pestieau), International Tax and Public Finance, 18(4), August 2011, pp. 383-398.
  • "Voting on pensions: sex and marriage" (with Marie-Louise Leroux and Pierre Pestieau), European Journal of Political Economy 27(2), June 2011, pp. 281-296.
  • "Financing schemes for higher education" (with Elena Del Rey), European Journal of Political Economy 26(1), March 2010, pp. 104-113.
  • "Optimal redistribution with unobservable disability: welfarist versus non-welfarist social objectives" (with Pierre Pestieau), European Economic Review 53(6), August 2009, pp.636-644.
  • "Fixed wages and bonuses in agency contracts: the case of a continuous state space" (with John Quiggin), Journal of Public Economic Theory 8(5), December 2006, pp. 761-777.
  • "Optimal Redistribution when Different Workers are Indistinguishable" (with Maurice Marchand and Pierre Pestieau), Canadian Journal of Economics 36 (4), November 2003, pp. 911-922 .
  • "Optimal Redistribution with Heterogeneous Preferences for Leisure" (with Robin Boadway, Maurice Marchand and Pierre Pestieau), Journal of Public Economic Theory 4(4), October 2002, pp. 475-498.
  • "Optimal Educational Choice and Redistribution when Parental Education Matters" (with Elena Del Rey), Oxford Economic Papers 54(3), July 2002, pp. 435-448.
  • "Optimal Tax Mix with Merit Goods", Oxford Economic Papers 53(4), October 2001, pp. 628-641.
  • "Optimal Redistribution with Unobservable Preferences for an Observable Merit Good", International Tax and Public Finance Vol. 7 No 4/5, August 2000, pp.479-501.

Working Papers

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