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Raj Chetty is the William A. Ackman Professor of Economics at Harvard University, where he also directs Opportunity Insights, a research organization that studies economic mobility. His research focuses on the measurement and explanation of mobility across income and social strata, with particular attention to the role of government policies. He has been an NBER affiliate since 2003.

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The Amount and Structure of Taxpayer Wealth in Foreign Accounts figure
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  Since 2015, the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) has significantly expanded the amount of information available to the Internal Revenue...
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Summer Institute 2022 - Social Security Panel Discussion: Long-Term Trends roductivity and Wages
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