Emmanuel Saez

Type: Person
Name: Emmanuel Saez
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Buoyant Billionaires

Frances Trollope, mother of the novelist Anthony, was one of the wittiest and most observant of the early travelers to the United States. After two years pursuing a business venture in Cincinnati, broke and nearly fifty, she wrote The Domestic Manners ... [Published Commonweal - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Basic income: the world's simplest plan to end poverty, explained

Dylan Matthews over at Vox (photo: Thomas Trutschel/Photothek via Getty Images): There are a number of different names this idea has gone by over the years. "Universal basic income" and "basic income guarantee" are used frequently. "Guaranteed ... [Published 3quarksdaily - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

UC Berkeley team calls for U.S. policies to narrow income gap

A team of UC Berkeley academics is calling Wednesday for raising the minimum wage and limiting the federal mortgage deduction to the interest on a primary residence as a way to narrow the nation's wealth gap.The proposals are part of a package of policy ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 06 2014 - Updated Sep 06 2014 - 1 reports

Rich-poor gap defies post-depression story

By Megan McArdleTwo things stand out about the Federal Reserve’s latest survey of consumer finances. First, inequality has increased. And second, household debt loads have decreased, drastically.I confess to being a bit surprised by the first trend. Not ... [Published Qatar Peninsula - Sep 06 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Justin Wolfers named in IMF's Finance & Development

Finance & Development, September 2014, Vol. 51, No. 3Carmen RollinsPDF version25 economists under 45 who are shaping the way we think about the global economyWe asked you, our readers, and assorted international economists and journal editors to tell ... [Published IMF - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

While the Rich Rebound, the Poor Sink

Two things stand out about the Federal Reserve’s latest survey of consumer finances. First, inequality has increased . And second, household debt loads have decreased, drastically.I confess to being a bit surprised by the first trend. Not exactly shocked, ... [Published Bloomberg View - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Harold Meyerson: A case for attacking economic inequality

"The question is, 'How do we help people at the bottom rather than thwart people at the top?'" Harvard economics professor Gregory Mankiw, who served as a leading adviser to President George W. Bush and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, recently ... [Published TwinCities.com - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Top 5 Reasons “Labor Day” isn’t for Laborers Anymore

By Juan Cole Calling the bottom of a river a “bed” is a metaphor. Imagine the river restlessly sleeping on its muddy mattress. But when we’ve so internalized a metaphor that we forget it is a figure of speech, as with the phrase “river bed,” it is ... [Published Informed Comment - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

France shines in IMF list of world’s promising economists

Its economy may be in the doldrums, but France has at least one good reason to remain hopeful about the future. Almost one third of the world’s brightest, young economists have French passports, according to the IMF.The Washington-based International ... [Published France24 - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

IMF Lists 25 Brightest Young Economists

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has identified twenty-five young economists who it expects will shape the world's thinking about the global economy in the future.The list of bright, young economists (they are all aged under 45) is dominated by Americans ... [Published International Business Times UK - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Studies Confirm Huge Wealth Loss of Middle Class

Chart from Saez and Zucman, link in post. Remember, total wealth of bottom 50% is effectively zero, so this chart is the middle class as Piketty defines it. Three recent studies using different data sets and methodology show the horrendous losses ... [Published Firedoglake - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Data Wonk for the 99 Percent

OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 22 -- The University of California issued the following press release:You may not know him by name, but you certainly know his work.If you've ever bemoaned this country's widening income gap; if you've ever been to an Occupy protest ... [Published HighBeam Research - Aug 25 2014]

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Buoyant Billionaires [Published Commonweal - Sep 11 2014]
Noted for Your Morning Procrastination for Sept... [Published Brad DeLong - Sep 11 2014]
Noted for Your Morning Procrastination for Sept... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Sep 11 2014]
Basic income: the world's simplest plan to end ... [Published 3quarksdaily - Sep 10 2014]
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Colombia Can't Pull Off Its Piketty Tax Alone. ... [Published BusinessWeek - Sep 10 2014]
UC Berkeley team calls for U.S. policies to nar... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Sep 10 2014]
Embarrassed to be part of Team Australia [Published Melbourne Age - Sep 09 2014]
Basic income: the world's simplest plan to end ... [Published VOX.com - Sep 08 2014]
Rich-poor gap defies post-depression story [Published Qatar Peninsula - Sep 06 2014]
Justin Wolfers named in IMF's Finance & Develop... [Published IMF - Sep 05 2014]
While the Rich Rebound, the Poor Sink [Published Bloomberg View - Sep 05 2014]
Harold Meyerson: A case for attacking economic ... [Published TwinCities.com - Sep 01 2014]
Top 5 Reasons “Labor Day” isn’t for Laborers An... [Published Informed Comment - Sep 01 2014]
The 25 Most Promising Young Economists In The W... [Published CEOWorld Magazine - Aug 30 2014]
Five Signs We're Not a 'Post-Racial' Society [Published Huffington Post - Aug 29 2014]
France shines in IMF list of world’s promising ... [Published France24 - Aug 29 2014]
The Cleveland Fed’s Puzzle on Future Economic A... [Published Wall Street On Parade - Aug 28 2014]
A World of Change [Published IMF - Aug 27 2014]
IMF Lists 25 Brightest Young Economists [Published International Business Times UK - Aug 27 2014]
Studies Confirm Huge Wealth Loss of Middle Class [Published Firedoglake - Aug 27 2014]
Data Wonk for the 99 Percent [Published HighBeam Research - Aug 25 2014]
Types of unemployment [Published mainly macro - Aug 22 2014]
CONTAGION—How America fell in love with a 685-p... [Published Fortune - Aug 22 2014]
Botswana’s historical income data compiled in P... [Published Sunday Standard Botswana - Aug 19 2014]
Understanding Piketty, Part 1 [Published Seeking Alpha - Aug 17 2014]
What to do about the rising tide of inequality [Published Delaware Online - Aug 16 2014]
Search in the goods market? [Published mainly macro - Aug 16 2014]
'Unemployment Fluctuations are Mainly Driven by... [Published Economist's View - Aug 13 2014]
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Dylan Matthews over at Vox (photo: Thomas Trutschel/Photothek via Getty Images): There are a number of different names this idea has gone by over the years. "Universal basic income" and "basic income guarantee" are used frequently. "Guaranteed ...
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