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 Effect of Uncertainty on Investment: Evidence from Texas Oil Drilling
- The Future of Capital Income Taxation
- Rethinking capital and wealth taxation
- Is it too late to get an arborist into the budget negotiations?
- 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
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Tag Archives: Housing Finance
From James Cloyne and Paolo Surico: This paper investigates a new channel in the transmission of fiscal policy: household debt. Using a long span of expenditure survey data and a new narrative measure of exogenous income tax changes for the UK, … Continue reading
We find evidence supportive of heterogeneity in the MPC by household income and leverage. For example, the MPC for households living in zip codes with an average annual income of less than $35 thousand is three times as large as … Continue reading
From Robert Collinson and Peter Ganong: What is the incidence of housing vouchers? In a frictionless, price-taking equilibrium, increased generosity of a narrowly-targeted subsidy causes in- creases in unit quality. However, search frictions may limit quality improve- ments and subsidies may … Continue reading
Sufi has a short paper on this issue that is worth reading. My bottom line is that we need to temper our optimism on what a housing recovery can do for the U.S. economy. I agree that house prices will continue … Continue reading
I got an email from CBO this morning on this topic and thought I’d revisit the two main options under consideration from the administration’s Housing Finance report that I helped work on a bit more than two years ago. If … Continue reading
A new paper from Tomasz Piskorski, Amit Seru, and James Witkin, which was recently featured in the economist. ABSTRACT: We contend that buyers received false information about the true quality of assets in contractual disclosures by intermediaries during the sale … Continue reading
The USG, which has provided a ton of fiscal support for housing finance, continues to be the only game in town. Source: Slide 10. Data as of end of Dec 2012.