Iván Werning

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

50 Memorial Drive

Room E52-251

Cambridge, MA 02142

United States

http://econ-www.mit.edu/faculty/iwerning

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

38

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Scholarly Papers (38)

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Information Aggregation and Equilibrium Multiplicity: Morris-Shin Meets Grossman-Stiglitz

MIT Economics Working Paper No. 04-14
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 24 Mar 2004
George-Marios Angeletos and Iván Werning
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Multiple equilibria, coordination, self-fulfilling expectations, speculative attacks, currency crises, bank runs, financial crashes, rational-expectations, global games.

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Citation 19

Commitment vs. Flexibility

MIT Economics Working Paper No. 03-40
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 30 Nov 2003
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Banking and credit, English Industrial Revolution, interest rate determination, credit rationing, technological change and learning.

Commitment vs. Flexibility

NBER Working Paper No. w10151
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 23 Dec 2003 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2010
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Citation 28

Inequality, Social Discounting, and Estate Taxation

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 05-13
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 29 Apr 2005
Emmanuel Farhi and Iván Werning
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Inequality, Altruism, Private Information, Immiseration, Social Discounting, Optimal Taxation, Estate Taxes, Dynamic Programming

Inequality, Social Discounting and Estate Taxation

NBER Working Paper No. w11408
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 06 Jul 2005 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2010
Emmanuel Farhi and Iván Werning
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Crises and Prices: Information Aggregation, Multiplicity and Volatility

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 04-43
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 14 Dec 2004
George-Marios Angeletos and Iván Werning
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Multiple equilibria, coordination, global games, speculative attacks, currency crises, bank runs, financial crashes, rational expectations

Crises and Prices: Information Aggregation, Multiplicity and Volatility

NBER Working Paper No. w11015
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 28 Dec 2004 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2010
George-Marios Angeletos and Iván Werning
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Fiscal Unions

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 12-20
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 09 Aug 2012
Emmanuel Farhi and Iván Werning
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Fiscal union, currency union, optimal currency a/rea, international insurance, fiscal and monetary policy, monetary union

Fiscal Unions

NBER Working Paper No. w18280
Number of pages: 132 Posted: 04 Aug 2012
Iván Werning and Emmanuel Farhi
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Capital Taxation: Quantitative Explorations of the Inverse Euler Equation

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 06-15
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 15 May 2006 Last Revised: 03 May 2009
Emmanuel Farhi and Iván Werning
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Capital taxation, inverse Euler equation, constrained efficient, Chamley-Judds

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Citation 30

Liquidity and Insurance for the Unemployed

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 05-23, American Economic Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 03 Nov 2005
Iván Werning and Robert Shimer
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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optimal unemployment insurance, consumption smoothing, duration of unemployment benefits, sequential search

Liquidity and Insurance for the Unemployed

NBER Working Paper No. w11689
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 16 Dec 2005 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2009
Robert Shimer and Iván Werning
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Liquidity and Insurance for the Unemployed

Posted: 25 Jul 2008
Robert Shimer and Iván Werning
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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Optimal Unemployment Insurance, Consumption Smoothing, Duration of Unemployment Benefits, Sequential Search

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Citation 24

Reservation Wages and Unemployment Insurance

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 06-16
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 May 2006
Robert Shimer and Iván Werning
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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unemployment insurance, social insurance, reservation wages, search

Reservation Wages and Unemployment Insurance

NBER Working Paper No. w12618
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 27 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2010
Robert Shimer and Iván Werning
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Citation 20

Progressive Estate Taxation

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 06-27
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 21 Oct 2006
Emmanuel Farhi and Iván Werning
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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progressivity, inheritance, estate taxation

Progressive Estate Taxation

NBER Working Paper No. w12600
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2007
Emmanuel Farhi and Iván Werning
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Citation 1

Slow Moving Debt Crises

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 13-18
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 27 Jul 2013
Guido Lorenzoni and Iván Werning
Northwestern University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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debt crises, multiplicity, self-fulfilling crisis, sovereign debt

Slow Moving Debt Crises

NBER Working Paper No. w19228
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 19 Jul 2013
Guido Lorenzoni and Iván Werning
Northwestern University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Fiscal Mulipliers: Liquidity Traps and Currency Unions

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 12-23
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 07 Sep 2012
Emmanuel Farhi and Iván Werning
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Optimal Savings Distortions with Recursive Preferences

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 07-30
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 24 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 03 Jan 2008
Emmanuel Farhi and Iván Werning
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Optimal Savings Distortions with Recursive Preferences

NBER Working Paper No. w13720
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 11 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2010
Emmanuel Farhi and Iván Werning
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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On the Optimal Timing of Benefits with Heterogeneous Workers And Human Capital Depreciation

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 06-12
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 26 Apr 2006
Robert Shimer and Iván Werning
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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unemployment insurance, liquidity, search

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Dealing with the Trilemma: Optimal Capital Controls with Fixed Exchange Rates

NBER Working Paper No. w18199
Number of pages: 95 Posted: 29 Jun 2012
Emmanuel Farhi and Iván Werning
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Comparative Advantage and Optimal Trade Policy

NBER Working Paper No. w19689
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 10 Dec 2013
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics, Stanford University - Department of Economics, UCLA and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Comparative Advantage and Optimal Trade Policy

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9765
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 02 Dec 2013
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics, Stanford University - Department of Economics, UCLA and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Comparative Advantage, Ricardian Model, Trade Policy

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The Taxation of Superstars

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5479
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 18 Sep 2015
Florian Scheuer and Iván Werning
Stanford University - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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The Taxation of Superstars

NBER Working Paper No. w21323
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 27 Jul 2015
Florian Scheuer and Iván Werning
Stanford University - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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The Taxation of Superstars

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10778
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 27 Aug 2015
Florian Scheuer and Iván Werning
Stanford University - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Earnings Elasticities, Inequality, Optimal Taxation, Sufficient Statistics, Superstar Effects

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Mirrlees Meets Diamond-Mirrlees

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5830
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 21 Apr 2016
Florian Scheuer and Iván Werning
Stanford University - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Mirrlees Meets Diamond-Mirrlees

NBER Working Paper No. w22076
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 14 Mar 2016
Florian Scheuer and Iván Werning
Stanford University - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Mirrlees Meets Diamond-Mirrlees

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11172
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 18 Apr 2016
Florian Scheuer and Iván Werning
Stanford University - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Managing a Liquidity Trap: Monetary and Fiscal Policy

NBER Working Paper No. w17344
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 29 Aug 2011
Iván Werning
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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A Theory of Macroprudential Policies in the Presence of Nominal Rigidities

NBER Working Paper No. w19313
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 10 Aug 2013
Emmanuel Farhi and Iván Werning
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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On the Optimal Timing of Benefits with Heterogeneous Workers and Human Capital Depreciation

NBER Working Paper No. w12230
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 14 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2006
Robert Shimer and Iván Werning
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Insurance and Taxation Over the Life Cycle

NBER Working Paper No. w16749
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 31 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2011
Emmanuel Farhi and Iván Werning
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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A Theory of Capital Controls as Dynamic Terms-of-Trade Manipulation

NBER Working Paper No. w17680
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 25 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 27 Dec 2011
Arnaud Costinot, Guido Lorenzoni and Iván Werning
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics, Northwestern University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Positive Long Run Capital Taxation: Chamley-Judd Revisited

NBER Working Paper No. w20441
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 02 Sep 2014
Ludwig Straub and Iván Werning
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Economics, Students and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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The Lerner Symmetry Theorem: Generalizations and Qualifications

NBER Working Paper No. w23427
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 24 May 2017
Arnaud Costinot and Iván Werning
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Monetary Policy, Bounded Rationality, and Incomplete Markets

NBER Working Paper No. w23281
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 27 Mar 2017
Emmanuel Farhi and Iván Werning
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Micro to Macro: Optimal Trade Policy with Firm Heterogeneity

NBER Working Paper No. w21989
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 15 Feb 2016
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics, Pennsylvania State University - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Fiscal Multipliers: Liquidity Traps and Currency Unions

NBER Working Paper No. w18381
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 15 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2012
Emmanuel Farhi and Iván Werning
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Robots, Trade, and Luddism: A Sufficient Statistic Approach to Optimal Technology Regulation

NBER Working Paper No. w25103
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 01 Oct 2018
Arnaud Costinot and Iván Werning
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Robots, Trade, and Luddism: A Sufficient Statistic Approach to Optimal Technology Regulation

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13209
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 02 Oct 2018
Arnaud Costinot and Iván Werning
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Estate Taxation with Altruism Heterogeneity

NBER Working Paper No. w18792
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 09 Feb 2013
Emmanuel Farhi and Iván Werning
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Efficiency and Information Transmission in Bilateral Trading

NBER Working Paper No. w21495
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 25 Aug 2015
Robert Shimer and Iván Werning
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Incomplete Markets and Aggregate Demand

NBER Working Paper No. w21448
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 18 Aug 2015
Iván Werning
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Labor Mobility within Currency Unions

NBER Working Paper No. w20105
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 14 May 2014
Emmanuel Farhi and Iván Werning
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Take the Short Route: Equilibrium Default and Debt Maturity

NBER Working Paper No. w22847
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 21 Nov 2016
Princeton University, Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Dynamic Savings Choices with Disagreements

NBER Working Paper No. w22007
Number of pages: 102 Posted: 22 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2016
Dan Cao and Iván Werning
Georgetown University - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Saving and Dissaving with Hyperbolic Discounting

NBER Working Paper No. w24257
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 29 Jan 2018
Dan Cao and Iván Werning
Georgetown University - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Tax Smoothing with Redistribution

Posted: 25 Jul 2008
Iván Werning
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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Optimal Taxation, Redistribution, Tax Smoothing, Debt Management, Capital Taxation, Time Inconsistency

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Inequality and Social Discounting

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 115, No. 3, 2007
Posted: 20 Dec 2007
Emmanuel Farhi and Iván Werning
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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The Equilibrium Distribution of Income and the Market for Status

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 113, pp. 282-310, April 2005
Posted: 29 Mar 2005
Gary S. Becker, Kevin M. Murphy and Iván Werning
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Chicago and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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