Greg Leiserson
Greg Leiserson

Director of Tax Policy and Chief Economist

Washington Center for Equitable Growth

Greg Leiserson is the director of tax policy and chief economist at the Washington Center for Equitable Growth. His research focuses on the economics of tax, social insurance, and retirement policies. Prior to joining Equitable Growth, he served as a senior economist at the White House Council of Economic Advisers and as an economist in the U.S. Treasury’s Office of Tax Analysis. He holds a Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a B.A. from Swarthmore College.

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Coronavirus Recession

The coronavirus recession highlights the importance of automatic stabilizers

Inequality & MobilityTax & Macroeconomics
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Distribution Analysis as Welfare Analysis

Tax & Macroeconomics
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“Taxing Wealth”

Tax & Macroeconomics
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Taxing wealth by taxing investment income: An introduction to mark-to-market taxation

Tax & Macroeconomics
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Net worth taxes: What they are and how they work

Tax & Macroeconomics
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The distribution of wealth in the United States and implications for a net worth tax

Inequality & MobilityTax & Macroeconomics

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