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Household Wealth and its distribution in the Netherlands, 1854-2019
December 19, 2022 | WID.world

  We analyze the evolution of aggregate household wealth, its composition, and top wealth shares since the mid-19th century for the Netherlands, a country which ... Continue reading

Rethinking Capital and Wealth Taxation
December 19, 2022 | WID.world

This paper reviews recent developments in the theory and practice of optimal capital taxation. We emphasize three main rationales for capital taxation. First, the frontier ... Continue reading

Top Wealth in America: A Reexamination
December 19, 2022 | WID.world

  Recent estimates of US top wealth shares obtained by capitalizing income tax returns (Saez and Zucman, 2020; Smith, Zidar and Zwick, 2022) are close ... Continue reading

Distributional National Accounts for Australia, 1991-2018
December 19, 2022 | WID.world

  We produce estimates of the full distribution of all national income in Australia for the period 1991 to 2018, by combining household survey with ... Continue reading

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