Emmanuel Saez

University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics

549 Evans Hall #3880

Berkeley, CA 94720-3880

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

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1.

The Case for a Progressive Tax: From Basic Research to Policy Recommendations

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3548
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 24 Aug 2011
Peter A. Diamond and Emmanuel Saez
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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Participation and Investment Decisions in a Retirement Plan: The Influence of Colleagues' Choices

MIT Dept. of Economics Working Paper No. 00-07
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 21 Jul 2000
Esther Duflo and Emmanuel Saez
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
Downloads 193 (133,730)
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Participation and Investment Decisions in a Retirement Plan: The Influence of Colleagues' Choices

NBER Working Paper No. w7735
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 12 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2010
Esther Duflo and Emmanuel Saez
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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The Role of Information and Social Interactions in Retirement Plan Decisions: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 02-23
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 12 Jun 2002
Esther Duflo and Emmanuel Saez
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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The Role of Information and Social Interactions in Retirement Plan Decisions: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment

NBER Working Paper No. w8885
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 11 Apr 2002 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2008
Esther Duflo and Emmanuel Saez
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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Income Inequality in the United States, 1913-1998 (Series Updated to 2000 Available)

NBER Working Paper No. w8467
Number of pages: 121 Posted: 06 Oct 2005 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2010
Thomas Piketty and Emmanuel Saez
National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) - Centre d'Etudes Prospectives d'Economie Mathematique Appliquees a la Planification (CEPREMAP) and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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The Evolution of Top Incomes: A Historical and International Perspective

NBER Working Paper No. w11955
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 13 Apr 2006
Thomas Piketty and Emmanuel Saez
National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) - Centre d'Etudes Prospectives d'Economie Mathematique Appliquees a la Planification (CEPREMAP) and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
Downloads 165 (145,068)
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Dividend Taxes and Corporate Behavior: Evidence from the 2003 Dividend Tax Cut

NBER Working Paper No. w10841
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 17 Oct 2005 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2010
Raj Chetty and Emmanuel Saez
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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Dividend Taxes and Corporate Behavior: Evidence from the 2003 Dividend Tax Cut

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4722
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 12 Jan 2005
Raj Chetty and Emmanuel Saez
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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Dividend taxation, corporate governance

Welfare Reform in European Countries: A Microsimulation Analysis

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1810
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 07 Nov 2005
World Bank, Europe and Central Asia, University of Copenhagen - Economic Policy Research Unit (EPRU), University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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labour supply, redistribution, welfare reform

Welfare Reform in European Countries: A Microsimulation Analysis

Economic Journal, Vol. 117, No. 516, pp. 1-44, January 2007
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 19 Jan 2007
World Bank, Europe and Central Asia, University of Copenhagen - Economic Policy Research Unit (EPRU), University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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Do Dividend Payments Respond to Taxes? Preliminary Evidence from the 2003 Dividend Tax Cut

NBER Working Paper No. w10572
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 17 Oct 2005
Raj Chetty and Emmanuel Saez
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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The Optimal Income Taxation of Couples as a Multi-Dimensional Screening Problem

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2092
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 20 Sep 2007
University of Copenhagen - Economic Policy Research Unit (EPRU), University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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The Elasticity of Taxable Income: Evidence and Implications

NBER Working Paper No. w7512
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 17 Mar 2000
Jonathan Gruber and Emmanuel Saez
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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An Economical Business-Cycle Model

Institute for New Economic Thinking Working Paper Series No. 6
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 29 Mar 2015
Pascal Michaillat and Emmanuel Saez
Brown University - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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An Economical Business-Cycle Model

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 21 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2015
Pascal Michaillat and Emmanuel Saez
Brown University - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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business cycles, slack, inflation, liquidity trap, wealth-in-the-utility-function, matching frictions

An Economical Business-Cycle Model

NBER Working Paper No. w19777
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 04 Jan 2014
Pascal Michaillat and Emmanuel Saez
Brown University - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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Expanding Access to Administrative Data for Research in the United States

American Economic Association, Ten Years and Beyond: Economists Answer NSF's Call for Long-Term Research Agendas
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 12 Aug 2011
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, Harvard University, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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The Elasticity of Taxable Income with Respect to Marginal Tax Rates: A Critical Review

NBER Working Paper No. w15012
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 01 Jun 2009
Emmanuel Saez, Joel B. Slemrod and Seth H. Giertz
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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The Elasticity of Taxable Income with Respect to Marginal Tax Rates: A Critical Review

Journal of Economic Literature, Vol. 50, No. 1, 2012
Posted: 05 Mar 2013
Emmanuel Saez, Joel B. Slemrod and Seth H. Giertz
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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taxable income elasticity, tax policy, efficiency

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Top Incomes in the Long Run of History

NBER Working Paper No. w15408
Number of pages: 102 Posted: 13 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2010
Anthony B. Atkinson, Thomas Piketty and Emmanuel Saez
University of Oxford - Nuffield College, Paris School of Economics (PSE) and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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Inequality at Work: The Effect of Peer Salaries on Job Satisfaction

NBER Working Paper No. w16396
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 27 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2010
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, Department of Economics and Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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Saving Incentives for Low- and Middle-Income Families: Evidence from a Field Experiment with H&R Block

NBER Working Paper No. w11680
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 13 Dec 2005
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Brookings Institution, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Lazard Asset Management and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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Saving Incentives for Low- and Middle-Income Families: Evidence from a Field Experiment with H&R Block

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5332
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 05 Jan 2006
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Brookings Institution, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Lazard Asset Management and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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Retirement savings, field experiment

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Where is the Land of Opportunity? The Geography of Intergenerational Mobility in the United States

NBER Working Paper No. w19843
Number of pages: 105 Posted: 25 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2014
Harvard University, Harvard University - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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Is the United States Still a Land of Opportunity? Recent Trends in Intergenerational Mobility

NBER Working Paper No. w19844
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 25 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2014
Harvard University, Harvard University - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and U.S. Department of the Treasury, Office of Tax Analysis (OTA)
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The Effects of Taxes on Market Responses to Dividend Announcements and Payments: What Can We Learn from the 2003 Dividend Tax Cut?

NBER Working Paper No. w11452
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 02 Aug 2005 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2009
Raj Chetty, Joseph W. Rosenberg and Emmanuel Saez
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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How Does Your Kindergarten Classroom Affect Your Earnings? Evidence from Project Star

NBER Working Paper No. w16381
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 27 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2010
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Brown University - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - School of Education and Social Policy and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Uncovering the American Dream: Inequality and Mobility in Social Security Earnings Data Since 1937

NBER Working Paper No. w13345
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 27 Aug 2007
Wojciech Kopczuk, Emmanuel Saez and Jae Song
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and U.S. Social Security Administration
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How Progressive is the U.S. Federal Tax System? A Historical and International Perspective

NBER Working Paper No. w12404
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 13 Aug 2006
Thomas Piketty and Emmanuel Saez
National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) - Centre d'Etudes Prospectives d'Economie Mathematique Appliquees a la Planification (CEPREMAP) and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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Top Wealth Shares in the United States: 1916-2000: Evidence from Estate Tax Returns

NBER Working Paper No. w10399
Number of pages: 96 Posted: 20 Nov 2006
Emmanuel Saez and Wojciech Kopczuk
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences - Department of Economics
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Wealth Inequality in the United States Since 1913: Evidence from Capitalized Income Tax Data

NBER Working Paper No. w20625
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 27 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2014
Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics
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Wealth Inequality in the United States Since 1913: Evidence from Capitalized Income Tax Data

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10227
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 17 Nov 2014
Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics
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household wealth, income tax, wealth inequality, wealth-holders

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An Agency Theory of Dividend Taxation

NBER Working Paper No. w13538
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 24 Oct 2007
Raj Chetty and Emmanuel Saez
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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Reported Incomes and Marginal Tax Rates, 1960-2000: Evidence and Policy Implications

NBER Working Paper No. w10273
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 31 Jan 2004 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2010
Emmanuel Saez
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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The Optimal Income Taxation of Couples

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5978
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 07 Jan 2007
University of Copenhagen - Economic Policy Research Unit (EPRU), University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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Couples taxation, optimal income tax

The Optimal Income Taxation of Couples

NBER Working Paper No. w12685
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 20 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2010
University of Copenhagen - Economic Policy Research Unit (EPRU), University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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Income and Wealth Concentration in Switzerland Over the 20th Century

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5090
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 05 Aug 2005
Fabien Dell, Thomas Piketty and Emmanuel Saez
German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin), National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) - Centre d'Etudes Prospectives d'Economie Mathematique Appliquees a la Planification (CEPREMAP) and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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Wealth inequality, income inequality, taxation

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Optimal Taxation of Top Labor Incomes: A Tale of Three Elasticities

NBER Working Paper No. w17616
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 24 Nov 2011
Thomas Piketty, Emmanuel Saez and Stefanie Stantcheva
Paris School of Economics (PSE), University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Earnings Determination and Taxes: Evidence from a Cohort Based Payroll Tax Reform in Greece

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4752
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 15 Feb 2010
Emmanuel Saez, Manos Matsaganis and Panos Tsakloglou
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, Athens University of Economics and Business and Athens University of Economics and Business - Department of International and European Economic Studies
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Earnings Determination and Taxes: Evidence from a Cohort Based Payroll Tax Reform in Greece

NBER Working Paper No. w15745
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 22 Feb 2010
Emmanuel Saez, Manos Matsaganis and Panos Tsakloglou
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, Athens University of Economics and Business and Athens University of Economics and Business - Department of International and European Economic Studies
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The Evolution of High Incomes in Canada, 1920-2000

NBER Working Paper No. w9607
Number of pages: 95 Posted: 06 Oct 2005
Emmanuel Saez and Michael R. Veall
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and McMaster University - Department of Economics
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Aggregate Demand, Idle Time, and Unemployment

Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 130, No. 2, 2015: 507--569
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 25 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2015
Pascal Michaillat and Emmanuel Saez
Brown University - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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aggregate demand, product market tightness, labor market tightness, unemployment, matching frictions, business cycles

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A Theory of Optimal Capital Taxation

NBER Working Paper No. w17989
Number of pages: 108 Posted: 13 Apr 2012
Thomas Piketty and Emmanuel Saez
Paris School of Economics (PSE) and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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A Macroeconomic Theory of Optimal Unemployment Insurance

NBER Working Paper No. w16526
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 14 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 15 Nov 2010
Camille Landais, Pascal Michaillat and Emmanuel Saez
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Brown University - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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Optimal Unemployment Insurance Over the Business Cycle

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8132
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 06 Dec 2010
Camille Landais, Pascal Michaillat and Emmanuel Saez
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Brown University - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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Business Cycle, Unemployment insurance

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Optimal Minimum Wage Policy in Competitive Labor Markets

NBER Working Paper No. w14320
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 15 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2010
David Lee and Emmanuel Saez
Princeton University and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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Optimal Income Transfer Programs: Intensive Versus Extensive Labor Supply Responses

NBER Working Paper No. w7708
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 12 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2010
Emmanuel Saez
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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Using Elasticities to Derive Optimal Income Tax Rates

NBER Working Paper No. w7628
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 17 May 2000
Emmanuel Saez
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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The Top 1 Percent in International and Historical Perspective

NBER Working Paper No. w19075
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 24 May 2013
Ecole Normale Superieure (PSE-ENS), University of Oxford - Nuffield College, Paris School of Economics (PSE) and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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Taxation and International Migration of Superstars: Evidence from the European Football Market

NBER Working Paper No. w16545
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 22 Nov 2010
Henrik Kleven, Camille Landais and Emmanuel Saez
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD), London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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Taxation and International Migration of Superstars: Evidence from the European Football Market

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8134
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 06 Dec 2010
Henrik Kleven, Camille Landais and Emmanuel Saez
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD), London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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Football, Migration, Superstars, Taxation

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Unwilling or Unable to Cheat? Evidence from a Randomized Tax Audit Experiment in Denmark

NBER Working Paper No. w15769
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 22 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2010
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD), affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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Teaching the Tax Code: Earnings Responses to an Experiment with EITC Recipients

NBER Working Paper No. w14836
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 06 Apr 2009
Raj Chetty and Emmanuel Saez
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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How Progessive is the US Federal Tax System? An Historical and International Perspective

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5778
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 27 Sep 2006
Thomas Piketty and Emmanuel Saez
National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) - Centre d'Etudes Prospectives d'Economie Mathematique Appliquees a la Planification (CEPREMAP) and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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Income tax progressivity

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Optimal Progressive Capital Income Taxes in the Infinite Horizon Model

NBER Working Paper No. w9046
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 11 Jul 2002 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2010
Emmanuel Saez
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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Direct or Indirect Tax Instruments for Redistribution: Short-Run Versus Long-Run

NBER Working Paper No. w8833
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 08 Mar 2002 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2010
Emmanuel Saez
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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Saving Incentives for Low- and Middle-Income Families: Why is the Saver's Credit Not More Effective?

Journal of the European Economic Association, Vol. 5, Nos. 2-3, pp. 647-661, April-May 2007
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 04 Feb 2011
Brookings Institution, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Lazard Asset Management, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Saver's Credit

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The Optimal Treatment of Tax Expenditures

NBER Working Paper No. w8037
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 12 Dec 2000
Emmanuel Saez
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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A Macroeconomic Theory of Optimal Unemployment Insurance

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 21 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 26 Feb 2015
Camille Landais, Pascal Michaillat and Emmanuel Saez
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Brown University - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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unemployment insurance, labor market tightness, matching frictions, business cycles

The Optimal Use of Government Purchases for Macroeconomic Stabilization

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 25 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2015
Pascal Michaillat and Emmanuel Saez
Brown University - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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government purchases, business cycles, multiplier, unemployment, matching

The Optimal Use of Government Purchases for Stabilization

NBER Working Paper No. w21322
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 13 Jul 2015
Pascal Michaillat and Emmanuel Saez
Brown University - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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Income and Wealth Concentration in Spain in a Historical and Fiscal Perspective

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5836
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 14 Nov 2006
Facundo Alvaredo and Emmanuel Saez
Ecole Normale Superieure (PSE-ENS) and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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Income, wealth inequality

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The Effect of Marginal Tax Rates on Income: a Panel Study of 'Bracket Creep'

NBER Working Paper No. w7367
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Mar 2000 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2010
Emmanuel Saez
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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The Evolution of Income Concentration in Japan, 1886-2002: Evidence from Income Tax Statistics

NBER Working Paper No. w12558
Number of pages: 93 Posted: 08 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2013
Chiaki Moriguchi and Emmanuel Saez
Hitotsubashi University - Institute of Economic Research and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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The Desirability of Commodity Taxation Under Non-Linear Income Taxation and Heterogeneous Tastes

NBER Working Paper No. w8029
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 02 Dec 2000
Emmanuel Saez
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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Do Taxpayers Bunch at Kink Points?

NBER Working Paper No. w7366
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Mar 2000 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2010
Emmanuel Saez
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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Optimal Taxation and Social Insurance with Endogenous Private Insurance

NBER Working Paper No. w14403
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2013
Raj Chetty and Emmanuel Saez
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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Welfare Reform in European Countries: A Micro-Simulation Analysis

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4324
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 03 May 2004
World Bank, Europe and Central Asia, University of Copenhagen - Economic Policy Research Unit (EPRU), University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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Welfare reform, redistribution, labour supply

Why Can Modern Governments Tax so Much? An Agency Model of Firms as Fiscal Intermediaries

NBER Working Paper No. w15218
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 18 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2010
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD), University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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Why Can Modern Governments Tax so Much? An Agency Model of Firms as Fiscal Intermediaries

Economica, Vol. 83, Issue 330, pp. 219-246, 2016
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 09 Mar 2016
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD), University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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Migration and Wage Effects of Taxing Top Earners: Evidence from the Foreigners' Tax Scheme in Denmark

NBER Working Paper No. w18885
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 15 Mar 2013
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD), London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Kraka Foundation
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Migration and Wage Effects of Taxing Top Earners: Evidence from the Foreigners' Tax Scheme in Denmark

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9410
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 03 Apr 2013
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD), London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Kraka Foundation
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International Migration, Taxation, Wage Bargaining

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How Elastic are Preferences for Redistribution? Evidence from Randomized Survey Experiments

NBER Working Paper No. w18865
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 09 Mar 2013
Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, Harvard Business School - Marketing Unit, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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A Theory of Optimal Inheritance Taxation

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9241
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 01 Feb 2013
Thomas Piketty and Emmanuel Saez
Paris School of Economics (PSE) and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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Inheritance, Optimal taxation, Wealth

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Optimal Labor Income Taxation

NBER Working Paper No. w18521
Number of pages: 98 Posted: 11 Nov 2012
Thomas Piketty and Emmanuel Saez
Paris School of Economics (PSE) and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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A Theory of Optimal Capital Taxation

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8946
Number of pages: 110 Posted: 25 May 2012
Thomas Piketty and Emmanuel Saez
Paris School of Economics (PSE) and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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optimal taxation

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Aggregate Demand, Idle Time, and Unemployment

NBER Working Paper No. w18826
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 22 Feb 2013
Pascal Michaillat and Emmanuel Saez
Brown University - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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Using Differences in Knowledge Across Neighborhoods to Uncover the Impacts of the EITC on Earnings

NBER Working Paper No. w18232
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 21 Jul 2012
Harvard University, Brown University, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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What Policies Increase Prosocial Behavior? An Experiment with Referees at the Journal of Public Economics

NBER Working Paper No. w20290
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 24 Jul 2014
Raj Chetty, Emmanuel Saez and László Sándor
Harvard University, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Luxembourg School of Finance, University of Luxembourg
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Generalized Social Marginal Welfare Weights for Optimal Tax Theory

NBER Working Paper No. w18835
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 22 Feb 2013
Emmanuel Saez and Stefanie Stantcheva
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Optimal Taxation of Top Labor Incomes: A Tale of Three Elasticities

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8675
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 22 Dec 2011
Thomas Piketty, Emmanuel Saez and Stefanie Stantcheva
Paris School of Economics (PSE), University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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optimal income taxation

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Details Matter: The Impact of Presentation and Information on the Take-Up of Financial Incentives for Retirement Saving

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6386
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 29 May 2008
Emmanuel Saez
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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Field experiment, Retirement Savings incentives

Payroll Taxes, Firm Behavior, and Rent Sharing: Evidence from a Young Workers' Tax Cut in Sweden

NBER Working Paper No. w23976
Number of pages: 109 Posted: 30 Oct 2017
Emmanuel Saez, Benjamin Schoefer and David Seim
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley and Stockholm University
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Payroll Taxes, Firm Behavior, and Rent Sharing: Evidence from a Young Workers' Tax Cut in Sweden

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12391
Number of pages: 111 Posted: 30 Oct 2017
Emmanuel Saez, Benjamin Schoefer and David Seim
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley and Stockholm University
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Mobility Report Cards: The Role of Colleges in Intergenerational Mobility

NBER Working Paper No. w23618
Number of pages: 99 Posted: 25 Jul 2017
Harvard University, Brown University, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, U.S. Department of the Treasury, Office of Tax Analysis (OTA) and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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Global Inequality Dynamics: New Findings from Wid.World

NBER Working Paper No. w23119
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 07 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2017
Ecole Normale Superieure (PSE-ENS), Paris School of Economics (PSE), Paris School of Economics (PSE), University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics
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Distributional National Accounts: Methods and Estimates for the United States

NBER Working Paper No. w22945
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 19 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 03 Jan 2017
Thomas Piketty, Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman
Paris School of Economics (PSE), University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics
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Questions and Answers: Income and Wealth Inequality - Evidence and Policy Implications

Contemporary Economic Policy, Vol. 35, Issue 1, pp. 26-28, 2017
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 22 Nov 2016
Emmanuel Saez
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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Income and Wealth Inequality: Evidence and Policy Implications

Contemporary Economic Policy, Vol. 35, Issue 1, pp. 7-25, 2017
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 22 Nov 2016
Emmanuel Saez
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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Taxing the Rich More: Preliminary Evidence from the 2013 Tax Increase

NBER Working Paper No. w22798
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 07 Nov 2016
Emmanuel Saez
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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The Optimal Use of Government Purchases for Stabilization

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11577
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 24 Oct 2016
Pascal Michaillat and Emmanuel Saez
Brown University - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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A Simpler Theory of Optimal Capital Taxation

NBER Working Paper No. w22664
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 26 Sep 2016
Emmanuel Saez and Stefanie Stantcheva
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Top Incomes and the Great Recession: Recent Evolutions and Policy Implications

IMF Economic Review, Vol. 61, Issue 3, pp. 456-478, 2013
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 30 Sep 2013
Thomas Piketty and Emmanuel Saez
Paris School of Economics (PSE) and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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A Model of Aggregate Demand and Unemployment

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9609
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 03 Sep 2013
Pascal Michaillat and Emmanuel Saez
Brown University - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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Aggregate Demand, Labor Market Tightness, Unemployment