Emmanuel Saez

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Name: Emmanuel Saez
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]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Botswana’s historical income data compiled in Paris

Work is in progress to compile income data on Botswana in a World Top Incomes Database project by the Paris School of Economics in France. The study will cover the Bechuanaland Protectorate years when present-day Botswana was a colonial territory ruled ... [Published Sunday Standard Botswana - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

What to do about the rising tide of inequality

Harold Meyerson“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 ... [Published Delaware Online - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Search in the goods market?

For economists Imagine an economy made up of independent producers, who individually produce some good. Producers each have a fixed ‘capacity’ k of the output they produce. Producers are also consumers, but cannot consume their own good. Instead they ... [Published mainly macro - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

'Unemployment Fluctuations are Mainly Driven by Aggregate Demand Shocks'

Do the facts have a Keynesian bias?: Using product- and labour-market tightness to understand unemployment, by Pascal Michaillat and Emmanuel Saez, Vox EU : For the five years from December 2008 to November 2013, the US unemployment rate remained ... [Published Economist's View - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 1 reports

With Income, Mobility Is the Issue—Not Inequality

The one thing that is unequal about all the talk of income inequality is that most of it comes from politicians and the elite media.Judging by surveys by the Pew Charitable Trust and others, it is further down on the list of things most people care a ... [Published Chief Executive - Aug 09 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

No defense for income inequality

Our political discourse today is riven by the issue of inequality. Some commentators embrace inequality as an inevitable byproduct of free markets. Others say inequality is greatly overstated. Both claims are harmful and deceptive.Defenders of inequality ... [Published Register News - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

There's No Defense for Today's Income Inequality

Our political discourse today is riven by the issue of inequality. Some commentators embrace inequality as an inevitable byproduct of free markets. Others say inequality is greatly overstated. Both claims are harmful and deceptive.Defenders of inequality ... [Published Bloomberg View - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Aug 03 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 3 reports

Retirement might not be golden for many

William Kistler views retirement like someone tied to the tracks and watching a train coming. It’s looming and threatening, but there’s little he can do.Kistler, a 63-year-old resident of Golden, Colo., has been unable to build a nest egg for him and ... [Published Columbus Dispatch - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Aug 03 2014 - Updated Aug 03 2014 - 1 reports

Not so golden: Wealth gap lasting into retirement

Kistler, a 63-year-old resident of Golden, Colorado, has been unable to build up a nest egg for himself and his wife with his modest salary at a nonprofit. He has saved little in a 401(k) over the past decade, after spending most of his working life self-employed. ... [Published Investor's Business Daily - Aug 03 2014]

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The Cleveland Fed’s Puzzle on Future Economic A... [Published Wall Street On Parade - 3 hours ago]
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]
Grand Central: More Signs of Labor Momentum As ... [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Aug 13 2014]
Noted for Your Morning Procrastination for Augu... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Aug 12 2014]
Noted for Your Morning Procrastination for Augu... [Published Brad DeLong - Aug 12 2014]
With Income, Mobility Is the Issue—Not Inequality [Published Chief Executive - Aug 09 2014]
The World’s Wealthiest 1 Percent Are Richer Tha... [Published International Business Times - Aug 07 2014]
The 1% may be even richer than you think, resea... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Aug 07 2014]
S&P: Widening Inequality Bad for GDP, Good for ... [Published The Big Picture Blog - Aug 07 2014]
The case for a maximum wage [Published VOX.com - Aug 06 2014]
County matches some giving trends [Published Palladium Item - Aug 06 2014]
Standard & Poor’s: Runaway Inequality Dampens G... [Published PrisonPlanet - Aug 06 2014]
No defense for income inequality [Published Register News - Aug 05 2014]
1% of Chinese own one-third of National Wealth ... [Published Alexanders Gas & Oil Connections - Aug 04 2014]
There's No Defense for Today's Income Inequality [Published Bloomberg View - Aug 04 2014]
Retirement might not be golden for many [Published Columbus Dispatch - Aug 04 2014]
Retirement is not so golden [Published Durango Herald - Aug 04 2014]
Golden years … without the gold [Published Politico - Aug 03 2014]
Not so golden: Wealth gap lasting into retirement [Published Investor's Business Daily - Aug 03 2014]
Neel Kashkari Goes On Brief Poverty Tour In Cal... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 31 2014]
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Studies Confirm Huge Wealth Loss of Middle Class [Published Firedoglake - Aug 27 2014]
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 ...
Types of unemployment [Published mainly macro - Aug 22 2014]
For economists This post completes a discussion of a new paper by Pascal Michaillat and Emmanuel Saez. My earlier post outlined their initial model that just had a goods market with yeoman farmers, but with search costs in finding goods to consume. ...
Search in the goods market? [Published mainly macro - Aug 16 2014]
For economists Imagine an economy made up of independent producers, who individually produce some good. Producers each have a fixed ‘capacity’ k of the output they produce. Producers are also consumers, but cannot consume their own good. Instead they ...
'Unemployment Fluctuations are Mainly Driven by... [Published Economist's View - Aug 13 2014]
Do the facts have a Keynesian bias?: Using product- and labour-market tightness to understand unemployment, by Pascal Michaillat and Emmanuel Saez, Vox EU : For the five years from December 2008 to November 2013, the US unemployment rate remained ...
Grand Central: More Signs of Labor Momentum As ... [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Aug 13 2014]
Sign up for the newsletter: http://on.wsj.com/grandcentralsignup Highlights Hilsenrath’s Take: More Signs of Labor Momentum As Fed Officials Head to Mountains Banks Retreat From Repo Market in Face of New Fed Regulations Banks Push to Delay Volcker ...
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