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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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  • Working Paper
In recent years, many states and some local governments implemented or expanded their own supplemental Earned Income...
  • Article
Some billionaires seek low-tax states, but raising state estate taxes is still likely to raise total revenue collections in most states. While death and...
  • Working Paper
This paper estimates the effect of payroll tax cuts on firm activity during economic downturns. We use two regional...
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