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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   Twitter: @daniwaldenstrom    E-mail: daniel.waldenstrom@psemail.eu 


Unpublished papers:
Perceptions of inherited wealth and the support for inheritance taxation: Evidence from a randomized experiment”, with Spencer Bastani, 2018.

How should capital be taxed?” (longer, older version here), Discussion paper CEPR and IZA, with Spencer Bastani, 2018 (updated 2018-09).

Global earnings inequality, 1970-2015”, Revise and resubmit Economic Journal, CEPR and IZA DP, with Olle Hammar, 2017, (VoxEU.org).
- Data: Global Earnings Inequality Database. (Updated 2017-07)

Tax progressivity and top incomes: Evidence from tax reforms”, (Updated 2018-03), revise and resubmit Journal of Economic Inequality, CEPR and IZA DP, with Enrico Rubolino, 2017, (VoxEU.org).


New publications:

Inherited wealth over the path of development: Sweden, 1810–2016” (Updated 2018-11), Journal of the European Economic Association, forthcoming, with Henry Ohlsson, Jesper Roine. (VoxEU.org). Datafile

Trends and gradients in top tax elasticities: Cross-country evidence, 1900-2014”, International Tax and Public Finance, forthcoming, with Enrico Rubolino (VoxEU.org).

Policy report: SNS Konjunkturrådsrapport 2018: Kapitalbeskattningens förutsättningar. (med Spencer Bastani och Åsa Hansson), januari 2018.
 - Ladda ned rapporten här; Dataunderlag till figurer (xls); Debattartikel DN 17/1-18 (på Ekonomistas.se).

Inheritance and wealth taxation in SwedenIfo DICE Report 2/2018 (June): 8-12, 2018.

Sveriges Riksbank 350 years and the History of Central Banking, editor (with Rodney Edvinsson and Tor Jacobsson), Cambridge University Press, 2018.

Inheritance and wealth inequality: Evidence from population registers”, Journal of Public Economics, 2018, CEPR and IZA DP, with Mikael Elinder, Oscar Erixson. (VoxEU.org)

Capital shares and income inequality: Evidence from the long run”, Journal of Economic History, 2018, CEPR and IZA DP, with Erik Bengtsson.
- Data: Historical Capital Shares Database. (Updated 2017-01)

Intergenerational wealth mobility and the role of inheritance: Evidence from multiple generations”, Economic Journal, 2018, with Adrian Adermon, Mikael Lindahl, (Updated 2017-03). (VoxEU.org)

Does Financial Regulation Boost Top Incomes? Evidence from the Big Bang”, Economica 85(338): 232–265, with Julia Tanndal, 2018. (VoxEU.org)

“Inequality and the super-rich”, Journal of Income Distribution, 2017.

Hernando de Soto: recipient of the 2017 Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research”, Small Business Economics 49(4): 721-728, 2017 (with Martin Andersson).

Wealth inequality in Sweden: What can we learn from capitalized income data?”, Review of income and Wealth (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),
- Swedish National Wealth Database (SNWD)