News and Events


We are delighted to announce the open access publication of Professor Steinmo’s latest edited book “The Leap of Faith” available for download here


Article on The Washington Post: ‘Trump’s tax proposals are wildly out of sync with what most Americans would do, our new study shows’


Article in the local: ‘Honest’ Swedes as likely to fudge taxes as crafty Italians 


Article in the blog of Frontiers of Psychology and EurekAlert: Swedes or Italians: Who is More Likely to Cheat on Their Taxes?


Review European Commission CORDIS, 20 April 2016: EU-funded project tests Italians and Swedes on tax compliance 


Friday 15 April 2016: Interview with Sven Steinmo on CBC Radio /  The Current


Are Some Countries More Honest than Others? Evidence from a Tax Compliance Experiment in Sweden and Italy

Article in Frontiers of Psychology

In a #TaxEvasion study, researchers reveal different cultural “styles” in ordinary #Dishonesty, between 2 countries…

Pubblicato da Frontiers su Venerdì 8 aprile 2016



 Past Events

“History, Experiments and Tax Compliance” Robert Schuman Centre Conference, 11 – 13 May 2016, European University Institute, Florence


Conference Material (restricted access)

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“The Leap of Faith: the Historical  and Institutional Roots of Tax Compliance” – Robert Schuman Centre Workshop, October 8 – 10, 2015, European University Institute, Florence

Conference Statement