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Do the Wealthy Underreport their Income? Using General Election Filings to Study the Income-Wealth Relationship in India
enero 13, 2023 |

  The income reporting behaviour of different wealth groups is a critical public finance issue that has remained under-researched in the Indian and international contexts. ... Continuar leyendo

Household Wealth and its distribution in the Netherlands, 1854-2019
diciembre 19, 2022 |

  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 ... Continuar leyendo

Rethinking Capital and Wealth Taxation
diciembre 19, 2022 |

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 ... Continuar leyendo

Top Wealth in America: A Reexamination
diciembre 19, 2022 |

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

Distributional National Accounts for Australia, 1991-2018
diciembre 19, 2022 |

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

More Unequal or Not as Rich? Revisiting the Latin American Exception
diciembre 19, 2022 |

Latin America is often portrayed as a global exception to the rising or consolidating income inequality trends of the early twenty-first century. However, the use ... Continuar leyendo

Distributional National Accounts of Taiwan, 1991-2017
diciembre 19, 2022 |

  We construct the pre-tax Distributional National Accounts (DINA) of Taiwan from 1981 to 2017 using survey data. Our DINA individual income series demonstrates a ... Continuar leyendo

Real-Time Inequality
diciembre 19, 2022 |

  This paper constructs high-frequency and timely income distributions for the United States. We develop a methodology to combine the information contained in high-frequency public ... Continuar leyendo

Measuring the Carbon Content of Wealth Evidence from France and Germany
noviembre 19, 2022 |

This paper estimates the distribution of annual wealth-related greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in France and Germany, using a novel method to combine newly released air ... Continuar leyendo