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Daniel Waldenström, Professor
“Wealth-income ratios in a small, developing economy: Sweden, 1810–2014”, forthcoming Journal of Economic History. (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, 2016:1
“Inheritance Taxation in Sweden, 1885–2004: The Role of Ideology, Family Firms and Tax Avoidance” (with Magnus Henrekson), Economic History Review, forthcoming.
“Lifetime versus Annual Tax Progressivity: Sweden, 1968-2009”, Scandinavian Journal of Economics, forthcoming (with Niklas Bengtsson, Bertil Holmlund).
“Long-Run Trends in the Distribution of Income and Wealth”, in A Atkinson, F Bourguignon (Eds), Handbook in Income Distribution, vol 2A, Amsterdam: North-Holland (with Jesper Roine), 2015.
“Piketty’s r-g model: wealth inequality and tax policy”, CESIfo Forum, No. 1: 3‒10, (with Clemens Fuest, Andreas Peichl), 2015.
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.
“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.
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).