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Daniel Waldenström, Professor

Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)

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Unpublished papers:
Perceptions of Inherited Wealth and the Support for Inheritance Taxation”, revise and resubmit Economica, with Spencer Bastani, 2019. (Updated 2020-03). Questionnaire.

How Should Capital Be Taxed?”, revise and resubmit Journal of Economic Surveys, DP CEPR and IZA, with Spencer Bastani, 2018 (Updated 2020-03).

Tax Progressivity and Top Incomes: Evidence from Tax Reforms”, revise and resubmit Journal of Economic Inequality, CEPR and IZA DP, with Enrico Rubolino, 2017, (VoxEU.org). (Updated 2019-01)

Richer or More Numerous or Both? The Role of Population and Economic Growth for Top Income Shares”, CES Ifo WP, with Carla Krolage, Andreas Peichl, 2018.


New publications:

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

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 26(3): 457-485, 2019, 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)