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About ozidar

Graduate student at UC Berkeley, studying public finance & labor economics. https://sites.google.com/site/omzidar/

Beyond Ricardo: Assignment Models in International Trade

From Arnaud Costinot and Jonathan Vogel: International trade has experienced a Ricardian revival. In this article, we offer a user guide to assignment models that have contributed to this revival, which we will refer to as Ricardo-Roy (R-R) models. HT: Jonathan Dingel

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Skills, education, and the rise of earnings inequality among the “other 99 percent”

From David Autor: The singular focus of public debate on the “top 1 percent” of households overlooks the component of earnings inequality that is arguably most consequential for the “other 99 percent” of citizens: the dramatic growth in the wage premium … Continue reading

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Polanyi’s Paradox and the Shape of Employment Growth

From David Autor: In 1966, the philosopher Michael Polanyi observed, “We can know more than we can tell… The skill of a driver cannot be replaced by a thorough schooling in the theory of the motorcar; the knowledge I have of … Continue reading

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How to restart lending in Ukraine despite unfavorable macroeconomic and legal conditions

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Secular stagnation: Facts, causes, and cures – a new Vox eBook | vox

Secular stagnation: Facts, causes, and cures – a new Vox eBook | vox.

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The Macroeconomics of Piketty

From Chad Jones: Since the early 2000s, research by Thomas Piketty, Emmanuel Saez, and their coathors has revolutionized our understanding of income and wealth in- equality. In this paper, I highlight some of the key empirical facts from this re- … Continue reading

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Tax Evasion on Offshore Profits and Wealth

From Gabriel Zucman: This article attempts to estimate the magnitude of corporate tax avoidance and personal tax evasion through offshore tax havens. In the United States, corporations book 20% of their profits in tax havens – a tenfold increase since … Continue reading

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