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Daniel Waldenström, Professor
“The National Wealth of Sweden, 1810–2014”, forthcoming in the Scandinavian Economic History Review.
“Inheritance Taxation in Sweden, 1885–2004: The Role of Ideology, Family Firms and Tax Avoidance” (with Magnus Henrekson), forthcoming in the Economic History Review.
“Lifetime versus Annual Tax Progressivity: Sweden, 1968-2009”, forthcoming in the Scandinavian Journal of Economics (with N Bengtsson, B Holmlund).
“Piketty’s r-g model: wealth inequality and tax policy”, CESIfo Forum, No. 1: 3‒10, (with Clemens Fuest, Andreas Peichl), 2015.
trends in the distribution of income and wealth”, chapter in A.B. Atkinson
& F. Bourguignon (Eds.), Handbook in
Income Distribution, vol. 2A, North-Holland, Amsterdam, (with Jesper
⇒ See further Chapter Data webpage
New working papers:
“Wealth inequality in Sweden: What can we learn from capitalized income data?”,Discussion Paper CEPR and IZA, with Jacob Lundberg, 2016.
“Inheritance and wealth inequality: Evidence from population registers”, (Updated 2016-03!) Discussion Paper, CEPR and IZA, with Mikael Elinder, Oscar Erixson, 2016 (VoxEU.org).
“Does Financial Regulation Boost Top Incomes? Evidence from the Big Bang”, Discussion Paper, CEPR and IZA, with Julia Tanndal 2016. (VoxEU.org)
shares and income inequality: Evidence from the long run”, Discussion
with Erik Bengtsson, 2015.
- Data: Historical Capital Shares Database.
“Intergenerational wealth mobility and the role of inheritance: Evidence from multiple generations”, revise and resubmit at Economic Journal, with Adrian Adermon, Mikael Lindahl, 2015.
“Wealth-income ratios in a small, developing economy: Sweden, 1810–2010”, Working Paper, 2016 (updated). (VoxEU.org).
“Inherited wealth over the path of development: Sweden, 1810–2010”, with Henry Ohlsson, Jesper Roine, 2014. (VoxEU.org).
Editorial Board: From 2016 I will be member of the editorial board of the Explorations in Economic History.
On Leave 2015-2016: I am a visiting researcher at the Paris School of Economics during the academic year 2015-2016.
Affiliation: I am now Research Fellow in the Centre for Economic Policy Research, CEPR, 2015-09.
Grant: I received the Swedish Research Council’s Distinguished Young Researcher Grant (18 million SEK or approx. 2 million EUR), selected as one of 19 grants out of 744 applications (top 2.5%), 2014–2020. Read more here (in Swedish or English).