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Daniel Waldenström, Professor

Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN Stockholm)

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

Address: Institutet för Näringslivsforskning, Grevgatan 34, 10215 Stockholm, Sweden.

Blog: www.ekonomistas.se   Twitter: @daniwaldenstrom    E-mail: daniel.waldenstrom@ifn.se   


Unpublished papers:
Bengtsson, E., Rubolino, E., Waldenström, D. (2020). “What Determines the Capital Share over the Long Run of History?”, WP at CEPR, CESifo, IZA, WIL. Datafile. See also Historical Factor Shares Database (Updated 2020-04)

Bastani, S., Waldenström, D. (2020). “The Ability Gradient in Bunching”, Working Paper, CEPR, CESifo, IZA-

Bastani, S., Waldenström, D. (2018). “Perceptions of Inherited Wealth and the Support for Inheritance Taxation”, revise and resubmit Economica. (Updated 2020-03). Questionnaire.

Krolage, C., Peichl, A., Waldenström, D. (2018). “Richer or More Numerous or Both? The Role of Population and Economic Growth for Top Income Shares”, CES Ifo WP.


New publications:

Rubolino, E., Waldenström, D. (2017). “Tax Progressivity and Top Incomes: Evidence from Tax Reforms”, Journal of Economic Inequality, forthcoming, (VoxEU.org). (Updated 2019-01)

Bastani, S., Waldenström, D. (2018). “How Should Capital Be Taxed?”, Journal of Economic Surveys, conditional accept, CEPR and IZA (Updated 2020-03).

Hammar, O., Waldenström, D. “Global earnings inequality, 1970-2018”, Economic Journal, forthcoming, CEPR and IZA DP, with Olle Hammar, (VoxEU.org). (Updated 2020-02)
- Online appendix, Global Earnings Database, Replication package (Stata),  Slides

Ohlsson, H., Roine, J., Waldenström, D. (2020). “Inherited Wealth over the Path of Development: Sweden, 1810–2016” (Updated 2018-11), Journal of the European Economic Association (VoxEU.org). Datafile

Rubolino, E., Waldenström, D. (2019). “Trends and Gradients in Top Tax Elasticities: Cross-Country Evidence, 1900-2014”, International Tax and Public Finance 26(3): 457-485 (VoxEU.org).

Waldenström, D. (2018). “Inheritance and Wealth Taxation in SwedenIfo DICE Report 2/2018 (June): 8-12.

Elinder, M., Erixson, O., Waldenström, D. (2018). Inheritance and Wealth Inequality: Evidence from Population Registers”, Journal of Public Economics, (VoxEU.org)

Bengtsson, E., Waldenström, D. (2018). “Capital Shares and Income Inequality: Evidence from the Long Run”, Journal of Economic History, Historical Factor Shares Database. (Updated 2020-04)

Adermon, A., Lindahl, M., Waldenström, D. (2018). “Intergenerational Wealth Mobility and the Role of Inheritance: Evidence from Multiple Generations”, Economic Journal, (Updated 2017-03). (VoxEU.org)

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

In Swedish: Waldenström, D. (2020). “Perspektiv på den ekonomiska ojämlikheten i Sverige”. Ekonomisk Debatt 48(4): 13-25.
-- Underlag för beräkning av löneandelen: Waldenström, D. (2020). “Har löneandelen fallit i Sverige?”. mimeo.