I'm an Economics Ph.D. student at UC Berkeley focusing on public finance topics at the intersection of labor economics and macroeconomics. My current research focus is on the interaction of corporate taxation, firm location decisions, and the location and scale of economic activity. You can follow me on twitter @omzidar.
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- The Impact of Immigration on Wages, Internal Migration and Welfare
- Boeing’s Confidential Site Location Wish List
- Declining Reliance on State Corporate Tax Revenues
- Average Property Tax as a Share of Home Value, 2007-2011
- Washington just awarded the largest state tax subsidy in U.S. history
- Boosting Growth: The Spending and Debt Responses to Minimum Wage Hikes
- The Long Short Run
- On the Origin of States: Stationary Bandits and Taxation in Eastern Congo
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Tag Archives: Capital
From Erik Zwick and James Mahon: We estimate the causal effect of temporary tax incentives on equipment investment using a difference-in-differences design and policy shifts in accelerated depreciation. Analyzing data for over 120,000 US firms from 1993 to 2010, we present … Continue reading
See here for more info from this paper by Bart Hobijn and Aysegul Sahin.
A nice post by Carola Binder on this paper is here.
Given recent concern about technological change and how it is wrecking the middle class, I thought I’d share a simple illustration of what classical economic models* imply about the relationship between productivity growth and the returns to workers and capital owners. … Continue reading
Here are four reasons from Emmanuel Saez: Capital income is about 25% of national income (labor income is 75%) but distribution of capital income is much more unequal than labor income. Capital income inequality is due to differences in savings behavior but also … Continue reading
From Joseph Ferrie and Hoyt Bleakley: The state of Georgia allocated most of its land to the public through a system of lotteries. These episodes provide unusual opportunities to assess the long-term impact of large shocks to wealth, as winning was … Continue reading
From Alan Auerbach: The recent controversy over the taxation of “carried interest” (the share of profits that managers of private equity funds, hedge funds and the like commonly receive) demonstrates the problems that can arise from taxing capital gains differently … Continue reading
After the forum that I posted about yesterday, there was a Q&A with Larry Summers. I asked him about the policy implications of living in a world of “Doers” and whether that should change how we think about pro-capital vs … Continue reading