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Optimal Wealth Taxation: Redistribution and Political Economy

Here are a few interesting links from Ivan Werning on capital taxation, Piketty, and political economy. 1. Optimal Wealth Taxation: Redistribution and Political Economy – slides from his plenary at SED 2014 2. A Reappraisal of Chamley-Judd Zero Capital Taxation … Continue reading

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A Theory of Macroprudential Policies in the Presence of Nominal Rigidities

From Emmanuel Farhi and Iván Werning, We provide a unifying foundation for macroprudential policies in financial markets for economies with nominal rigidities in goods and labor markets. Interventions are beneficial because of an aggregate demand externality. Ex post, the distribution of … Continue reading

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