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World Inequality Report 2022 coordinated by Lucas Chancel (Lead author) Thomas Piketty, Emmanuel Saez, Gabriel Zucman published by World Inequality Lab (2022). “We live in a data-abundant world and yet we lack basic information about inequality. Economic growth numbers…

World Inequality Report 2018 Coordinated  by Facundo Alvaredo, Lucas Chancel, Thomas Piketty, Emmanuel Saez, Gabriel Zucman published by World Inequality LAB (2018). “The World Inequality Report 2018 relies on a cutting-edge methodology to measure income and wealth inequality in…

Keeping Business Alive: The Government as Buyer of Last Resort by Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman The coronavirus threatens the world’s economic life. Social distancing measures, essential to fight the epidemic, are sharply reducing demand in sectors such as…

The great wealth tax debate by Jean Pisani-Ferry published by PIEE (10/2019): https://bit.ly/2FkdAcw – Making a wealth tax work feacturing by Gabriel Zucman (10/2019): https://bit.ly/2QF4tsi – Saez and Zucman’s latest estimates of tax burdens don’t fully consider the impact…

World Inequality report 2018 by Facundo Alvaredo, Lucas Chancel, Thomas Piketty, Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman (coordinated) published by World Inequality Lab. “We show that income inequality has increased in nearly all world regions in recent decades, but at…

Progressive wealth taxation published by Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman published by BPEA (9/2019). “This paper discusses the progressive taxation of household wealth. We first discuss what wealth is, how it is distributed, and how much revenue a progressive…

World inequality report 2018 coordinated by Facundo Alvaredo, Lucas Chancel, Thomas Piketty, Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman. “We show that income inequality has increased in nearly all world regions in recent decades, but at different speeds. The fact that…

Economic growth in the USA: A tale of two countries by Thomas Piketty, Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman published by VOXEU (3/2017). “The rise of economic inequality is one of today’s most hotly debated issues. But a disconnect between…