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July 2014What Policies Increase Prosocial Behavior? An Experiment with Referees at the Journal of Public Economics
with Raj Chetty, Emmanuel Saez, László Sándor: w20290
January 2014Where is the Land of Opportunity? The Geography of Intergenerational Mobility in the United States
with Raj Chetty, Nathaniel Hendren, Patrick Kline, Emmanuel Saez: w19843
Is the United States Still a Land of Opportunity? Recent Trends in Intergenerational Mobility
with Raj Chetty, Nathaniel Hendren, Patrick Kline, Emmanuel Saez, Nicholas Turner: w19844
An Economical Business-Cycle Model
with Pascal Michaillat, Emmanuel Saez: w19777
May 2013The Top 1 Percent in International and Historical Perspective
with Facundo Alvaredo, Anthony B. Atkinson, Thomas Piketty, Emmanuel Saez: w19075
March 2013Migration and Wage Effects of Taxing Top Earners: Evidence from the Foreigners' Tax Scheme in Denmark
with Henrik Jacobsen Kleven, Camille Landais, Emmanuel Saez, Esben Anton Schultz: w18885
How Elastic Are Preferences for Redistribution? Evidence from Randomized Survey Experiments
with Ilyana Kuziemko, Michael I. Norton, Emmanuel Saez, Stefanie Stantcheva: w18865
February 2013A Model of Aggregate Demand and Unemployment
with Pascal Michaillat, Emmanuel Saez: w18826
Generalized Social Marginal Welfare Weights for Optimal Tax Theory
with Emmanuel Saez, Stefanie Stantcheva: w18835
November 2012Optimal Labor Income Taxation
with Thomas Piketty, Emmanuel Saez: w18521
July 2012Using Differences in Knowledge Across Neighborhoods to Uncover the Impacts of the EITC on Earnings
with Raj Chetty, John N. Friedman, Emmanuel Saez: w18232
April 2012A Theory of Optimal Capital Taxation
with Thomas Piketty, Emmanuel Saez: w17989
November 2011Optimal Taxation of Top Labor Incomes: A Tale of Three Elasticities
with Thomas Piketty, Emmanuel Saez, Stefanie Stantcheva: w17616
November 2010Taxation and International Migration of Superstars: Evidence from the European Football Market
with Henrik Kleven, Camille Landais, Emmanuel Saez: w16545
Optimal Unemployment Insurance over the Business Cycle
with Camille Landais, Pascal Michaillat, Emmanuel Saez: w16526
September 2010Inequality at Work: The Effect of Peer Salaries on Job Satisfaction
with David Card, Alexandre Mas, Enrico Moretti, Emmanuel Saez: w16396
How Does Your Kindergarten Classroom Affect Your Earnings? Evidence From Project STAR
with Raj Chetty, John N. Friedman, Nathaniel Hilger, Emmanuel Saez, Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach, Danny Yagan: w16381
February 2010Earnings Determination and Taxes: Evidence from a Cohort Based Payroll Tax Reform in Greece
with Emmanuel Saez, Manos Matsaganis, Panos Tsakloglou: w15745
Unwilling or Unable to Cheat? Evidence from a Randomized Tax Audit Experiment in Denmark
with Henrik J. Kleven, Martin B. Knudsen, Claus T. Kreiner, Søren Pedersen, Emmanuel Saez: w15769
October 2009Top Incomes in the Long Run of History
with Anthony B. Atkinson, Thomas Piketty, Emmanuel Saez: w15408
August 2009Why Can Modern Governments Tax So Much? An Agency Model of Firms as Fiscal Intermediaries
with Henrik Jacobsen Kleven, Claus Thustrup Kreiner, Emmanuel Saez: w15218
May 2009The Elasticity of Taxable Income with Respect to Marginal Tax Rates: A Critical Review
with Emmanuel Saez, Joel B. Slemrod, Seth H. Giertz: w15012
April 2009Teaching the Tax Code: Earnings Responses to an Experiment with EITC Recipients
with Raj Chetty, Emmanuel Saez: w14836
October 2008Optimal Taxation and Social Insurance with Endogenous Private Insurance
with Raj Chetty, Emmanuel Saez: w14403
September 2008Optimal Minimum Wage Policy in Competitive Labor Markets
with David Lee, Emmanuel Saez: w14320
October 2007An Agency Theory of Dividend Taxation
with Raj Chetty, Emmanuel Saez: w13538
August 2007Uncovering the American Dream: Inequality and Mobility in Social Security Earnings Data since 1937
with Wojciech Kopczuk, Emmanuel Saez, Jae Song: w13345
November 2006The Optimal Income Taxation of Couples
with Henrik Jacobsen Kleven, Claus Thustrup Kreiner, Emmanuel Saez: w12685
October 2006The Evolution of Income Concentration in Japan, 1886-2002: Evidence from Income Tax Statistics
with Chiaki Moriguchi, Emmanuel Saez: w12558
August 2006How Progressive is the U.S. Federal Tax System? A Historical and International Perspective
with Thomas Piketty, Emmanuel Saez: w12404
January 2006The Evolution of Top Incomes: A Historical and International Perspective
with Thomas Piketty, Emmanuel Saez: w11955
October 2005Saving Incentives for Low- and Middle-Income Families: Evidence from a Field Experiment with H&R Block
with Esther Duflo, William Gale, Jeffrey Liebman, Peter Orszag, Emmanuel Saez: w11680
July 2005The Effects of Taxes on Market Responses to Dividend Announcements and Payments: What Can we Learn from the 2003 Dividend Tax Cut?
with Raj Chetty, Joseph Rosenberg, Emmanuel Saez: w11452
October 2004Dividend Taxes and Corporate Behavior: Evidence from the 2003 Dividend Tax Cut
with Raj Chetty, Emmanuel Saez: w10841
June 2004Do Dividend Payments Respond to Taxes? Preliminary Evidence from the 2003 Dividend Tax Cut
with Raj Chetty, Emmanuel Saez: w10572
March 2004Top Wealth Shares in the United States: 1916-2000: Evidence from Estate Tax Returns
with Wojciech Kopczuk, Emmanuel Saez: w10399
February 2004Reported Incomes and Marginal Tax Rates, 1960-2000: Evidence and Policy Implications
w10273
April 2003The Evolution of High Incomes in Canada, 1920-2000
with Emmanuel Saez, Michael R. Veall: w9607
July 2002Optimal Progressive Capital Income Taxes in the Infinite Horizon Model
w9046
April 2002The Role of Information and Social Interactions in Retirement Plan Decisions: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment
with Esther Duflo, Emmanuel Saez: w8885
March 2002Direct or Indirect Tax Instruments for Redistribution: Short-run versus Long-run
w8833
September 2001Income Inequality in the United States, 1913-1998 (series updated to 2000 available)
with Thomas Piketty, Emmanuel Saez: w8467
December 2000The Optimal Treatment of Tax Expenditures
w8037
The Desirability of Commodity Taxation under Non-Linear Income Taxation and Heterogeneous Tastes
w8029
June 2000Participation and Investment Decisions in a Retirement Plan: The Influence of Colleagues' Choices
with Esther Duflo, Emmanuel Saez: w7735
May 2000Optimal Income Transfer Programs: Intensive Versus Extensive Labor Supply Responses
w7708
March 2000Using Elasticities to Derive Optimal Income Tax Rates
w7628
January 2000The Elasticity of Taxable Income: Evidence and Implications
with Jon Gruber, Emmanuel Saez: w7512
September 1999Do Taxpayers Bunch at Kink Points?
w7366
The Effect of Marginal Tax Rates on Income: A Panel Study of 'Bracket Creep'
w7367

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