My last project with Alain Trannoy (EHESS, CNRS & AMSE) has just been released as a CESifo Working Paper. Click here to download it! We solve the non-linear income tax program for a rank-dependent social welfare function à la Yaari, expressing the trade-off between size and inequality using the Gini or related families of positional […]
At GATE – ENS de Lyon, we organize a new workshop series for front-line research in public and political economy. Explore PPD@ENSLyon‘s website ! Two editions have already taken place, focusing on Taxation and Inequality on the one hand, and on the Political Economy of Migration on the other hand. The third edition of PPD@ENSLyon […]
The French National Research Agency selected the MIDDLECLASS project I coordinate for a 48-month grant. The team of economits @GATE – ENS DE LYON will collaborate with #Aix Marseille School of Economics and #CREST-Ecole Polytechnique. Looking forward to keeping you posted on our progress and findings!
My joint paper with H. Selin (IFAU) has just been accepted for publication in the Journal of Public Economics. It addresses income shifting – one of the key questions when thinking about the design of a tax system as a whole. We study a simple economy, involving a benevolent policy-maker and a population of agents […]
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Decreased transportation costs have led to the transmission of ideas and values across national borders that has helped reduce the barriers to international labor mobility. In this context, high-skilled individuals are more likely to vote with their feet in response to high income taxes. It is thus important to examine the magnitude of tax-driven migration […]
Teaching economics is not easy. This was the topic of a very interesting session @Jéco 2017, in which I was honored to be invited.
“Comment taxer et dépenser localement au XXIème siècle ?” In this lecture, I explain the challenges faced by current policies and introduce the tools and key mechanisms citizens and governments should keep in mind when thinking about income and wealth redistribution through taxation at the local level. Click here for the video.
This multi-disciplinary conference is sponsored by the Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance, the Norwegian Centre for Taxation, and the University of Notre Dame. Notre Dame funding is provided by the Nanovic Institute for European Studies, Notre Dame International, and the Kellogg Institute for International Studies. Within this framework, I was invited […]