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 Sick of Inequality?

Daniel Waldenström, Professor

Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Paris School of Economics (PSE)

Affiliations: Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), Uppsala Center for Labor Studies (UCLS), Uppsala Center for Fiscal Studies (UCFS), ESRC Research Centre on Micro-Social Change (MiSoC).

Address: Paris School of Economics, 48 Boulevard Jourdan, 75014 Paris, France.

Blog: www.ekonomistas.se

E-mail: daniel.waldenstrom@psemail.eu 


New publications:

Intergenerational wealth mobility and the role of inheritance: Evidence from multiple generations”, Economic Journal, forthcoming, with Adrian Adermon, Mikael Lindahl, (Updated 2017-03). (VoxEU.org)

Wealth inequality in Sweden: What can we learn from capitalized income data?”, Review of income and Wealth, forthcoming, (with Jacob Lundberg).

Wealth-income ratios in a small, developing economy: Sweden, 1810–2014”, Journal of Economic History 77(1): 285-313, 2017. (VoxEU.org),

BOOK: Sick of Inequality? An Introduction to the Relationship between Inequality and Health, (with Therese Nilsson and Andreas Bergh). Edward Elgar. Book website or site for the e-book version. Read introductory chapter here.

The National Wealth of Sweden, 1810–2014”, Scandinavian Economic History Review 64(1): 36-54, 2016.

Lifetime versus Annual Tax Progressivity: Sweden, 1968-2009”, Scandinavian Journal of Economics 118(4):619-645, 2016 (with Niklas Bengtsson, Bertil Holmlund).

Inheritance Taxation in Sweden, 1885–2004: The Role of Ideology, Family Firms and Tax AvoidanceEconomic History Review 69(4): 1228-1254, 2016 (with Magnus Henrekson).


Working papers:
Trends and gradients in top tax elasticities: Cross-country evidence, 1900-2014”, Discussion Paper, CEPR and IZA, with Enrico Rubolino, 2017.

Tax progressivity and top incomes: Evidence from tax reforms”, Discussion Paper, CEPR and IZA, with Enrico Rubolino, 2017, (VoxEU.org)

Global earnings inequality, 1970-2015”, draft, with Olle Hammar, 2017.

Capital shares and income inequality: Evidence from the long run” (Updated 2017-01), Discussion Paper, CEPR and IZA, with Erik Bengtsson.
- Data: Historical Capital Shares Database. (Updated 2017-01)

Does Financial Regulation Boost Top Incomes? Evidence from the Big Bang”, (Updated 2017-02) revise and resubmit Economica, Discussion Paper CEPR and IZA, with Julia Tanndal 2016. (VoxEU.org)

Inheritance and wealth inequality: Evidence from population registers”, (Updated 2016-03) revise and resubmit Journal of Public Economics, Discussion Paper, CEPR and IZA, with Mikael Elinder, Oscar Erixson, 2016. (VoxEU.org)

Inherited wealth over the path of development: Sweden, 1810–2010”, with Henry Ohlsson, Jesper Roine, 2015. (VoxEU.org).


Other news:

Editorial Board: From 2016 I am a member of the editorial board of the Explorations in Economic History.

Affiliation: As of July 2016, I am affiliated with the Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and the Paris School of Economics.

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).