Emmanuel Saez
Emmanuel Saez

Professor

University of California, Berkeley

Emmanuel Saez is professor of economics and director of the Center for Equitable Growth at the University of California, Berkeley. His research focuses on tax policy and inequality both from theoretical and empirical perspectives. Jointly with Thomas Piketty, he has constructed long-run historical series of income inequality in the United States that have been widely discussed in the public debate. He received his Ph.D. in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1999. He was awarded the John Bates Clark medal of the American Economic Association in 2009 and a MacArthur Fellowship in 2010.

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Republican tax plan slams workers and job creators in favor of the rich and inherited wealth

Tax & Macroeconomics
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Economic growth in the United States: A tale of two countries

Inequality & Mobility
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Distributional national accounts: Methods and estimates for the United States

Inequality & Mobility
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Taxing the rich more: Preliminary evidence from the 2013 tax increase

Tax & Macroeconomics
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Taxing the rich more—evidence from the 2013 federal tax increase

Tax & Macroeconomics
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U.S. top one percent of income earners hit new high in 2015 amid strong economic growth

Inequality & MobilityTax & Macroeconomics

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