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U.S. Inequality, Fiscal Progressivity, and Work Disincentives: An Intragenerational Accounting

Alan J. Auerbach, Laurence J. Kotlikoff, Darryl R. Koehler

NBER Working Paper No. 22032
Issued in February 2016, Revised in April 2016

---- Acknowledgments ----

We thank the National Center for Policy Analysis for research support from December 1, 2013 through November 1, 2014, the Searle Family Trust for their support in 2015, the Sloan Foundation, the Robert D. Burch Center for Tax Policy and Public Finance at the University of California, Berkeley, and Boston University for research support. We thank Emmanuel Saez and other participants at the October 2015 Boskin Fest for very helpful comments. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

---- Disclosure of Financial Relationships for Laurence J. Kotlikoff ----

The terms under which Economic Security Planning, Inc. have provided its core software for use in this study, namely on a zero-cost basis, have been reviewed and approved by Boston University in accordance with its conflict of interest policy.

---- Disclosure of Financial Relationships for Darryl R. Koehler ----

Darryl Koehler works for Economic Security Planning, Inc. and is also a minority share holder.

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