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!

Income Shifting as Income Creation?

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 […]

Taxing and Redistributing Locally in a Globalized World @Jéco 2016

“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.