Overcoming Wealth Inequality by Capital Taxes that Finance Public Investment
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We thank Max Franks, Cameron Hepburn, Olga Heismann, Katharina Jochemko, Ulrike Kornek, Marc Morgan, Salvatore Morelli, Jacquelyn Pless and Anselm Schultes for helpful comments and Fiona Spuler and Simona Sulikova for excellent research assistance. We further thank seminar audiences in Berlin and Oxford, at ZEW as well as participants of meetings of the European Economic Association, the Journees Louis-Andre Gerard Varet, the Royal Economic Society, the International Economic Association, the Society for the Study of Economic Inequality and the Verein fuer Socialpolitik and for useful comments. Linus Mattauch's research was supported by a postdoctoral fellowship of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). The article is also part of a project that has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Sklodowska-Curie grant agreement No. 681228. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.