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Publications

 
 

1. Livres/Books

1.1. Livres principaux/Main books
 
Autres éditions : Collection Hachette Pluriel (2006). Nouvelle édition Grasset (2014). Points Seuil Histoire (2016).
English translation: Harvard University Press (2017).
 
Le capital au 21e siècle, Ed. du Seuil, 2013, 970p. Annexe technique.
Capital in the 21st century, Harvard University Press, 2014, 698p. Technical appendix.
 

1.2. Ouvrages collectifs/Collective volumes

 
Top incomes: a global perspective, co-edited with A.B. Atkinson, Oxford university press, 2010, 776 p.
 
 
 
1.3. Autres livres/Other books
 
 
L'économie des inégalités, Paris : Ed. la Découverte, 1997, 122 p.
Autre édition : 7e éd. (2015). English translation: Harvard University Press (2015).


Pour une révolution fiscale. Un impôt sur le revenu pour le 21e siècle, co-écrit avec C. Landais et E. Saez, Paris: Ed. du Seuil, 2011, 133 p. Couverture. www.revolution-fiscale.fr.

Pour un traité de démocratisation de l'Europe, co-écrit avec S. Hennette, G. Sacriste et A. Vauchez, Paris: Ed. du Seuil, 2017, 96p.

 

1.4. Recueils de chroniques/Chronicles

Vive la gauche américaine ! Chroniques 1998-2004, Éd. de l'Aube, 2004, 194p.

Peut-on sauver l'Europe? Chroniques 2004-2012, Ed. LLL, 2012, 271p. [livre (pdf)]

Aux urnes, citoyens! Chroniques 2012-2016, Ed. LLL, 2016, 268p.

Various translations

 
 
2. Academic articles/articles universitaires
 
2.1. Academic articles in english (refereed journals)
 
« Implementation of first-best allocations via generalized tax schedules », Journal of economic theory, vol. 61, no 1, 1993, p. 23-41
 
« Existence of fair allocations in economies with production », Journal of public economics, vol. 55, no 3, 1994, p. 391-405 [article (pdf)]
 
« Social mobility and redistributive politics », Quarterly journal of economics, vol. 110, no 3, 1995, p. 551-584 [article (pdf)]
 
« A Federal voting mechanism to solve the fiscal-externality problem », European economic review, vol. 40, no 1, 1996, p. 3-17 [article (pdf)]
 
« The Dynamics of the wealth distribution and the interest rate with credit-rationing », Review of economic studies, vol. 64, no 2, 1997, p. 173-189 [article (pdf)]
 
« Self-fulfilling beliefs about social status », Journal of public economics, vol. 70, no 1, 1998, p. 115-132. [article (pdf)]
 
« Dualism and macroeconomic volatility », Quarterly journal of economics, vol. 114, no 4, 1999, p. 1359-1397 [article (pdf)] (with P. Aghion, A. Banerjee)
 
« Can fiscal redistribution undo skill-biased technical progress ? Evidence from the French experience », European economic review, vol. 43, no 4-6, 1999, p. 839-851. [article (pdf)]
 
« The Information-aggregation approach to political institutions », European economic review, vol. 43, no 4-6, 1999, p. 791-800. [article (pdf
 
« Voting as communicating », Review of economic studies, vol. 67, no 1, 2000, p. 169-191 [article (pdf)]
 
« Theories of persistent inequality and intergenerational mobility », Handbook of income distribution, vol.1, North-Holland, 2000, p. 429-476. [article (pdf)]
 
« Income inequality in France, 1901-1998 », Journal of political economy, vol. 111, no 5, 2003, p. 1004-1042. [article (pdf)]  [working paper (pdf)]  [data files (xls)]
 
« Income inequality in the United States, 1913-1998 », Quarterly journal of economics, vol. 118, no 1, 2003, p. 1-39.[article (pdf)] [working paper (pdf)] [data files (xls)] [updated series] (with E. Saez)
 
« Top income shares in the long run: an overview », Journal of the European economic association, vol. 3-4, no 3, 2005, p. 1-11. [article (pdf)]
 
« Top indian incomes, 1922-2000 », World bank economic review, no 19, 2005, p. 1-20. [article (pdf)] [working paper (pdf)] [data files (xls)] (with A. Banerjee)
 
« Wealth concentration in a developing economy: Paris and France, 1807-1994 », American economic review, vol.96, no 1, 2006, p. 236-256.[article (pdf)] [working paper (pdf)] [data files (zip)] [data files (xls)] (with G. Postel-Vinay, J.L. Rosenthal)
 
« The evolution of top incomes : a historical and international perspective », American economic review, vol.96, no 2, 2006, p. 200-205. [article (pdf)]  [data files (xls)] (with E. Saez)
 
« How progressive is the U.S. federal tax system ? A historical and international perspective », Journal of economic perspectives, vol. 21, no 1, 2007, p. 1-24. [article (pdf)] [data files (xls)] (with E. Saez)
 
« Income inequality and progressive income taxation in China and India: 1986-2015 », American economic journal: applied economics, vol. 1, no 2, 2009, p. 53-63. [article (pdf)] [working paper (pdf)] [data files (xls)] (with N. Qian)
 
« Top incomes in the long run of history », Journal of economic litterature, vol. 49, no 1, 2011, p. 3-71. [article (pdf)] [data files (xls)] [World Top Incomes Database ] (with A.B. Atkinson, E. Saez)
 
« On the long-run evolution of inheritance: France 1820-2050 », Quarterly journal of economics, vol. 126, no 3, 2011, p. 1071-1131. [article (pdf)]  [working paper (pdf)] [data appendix
 
« A theory of optimal inheritance taxation », Econometrica, vol.81, n.5, 2013, p.1851-1886 [article (pdf)] [supp. (pdf)] [data files (zip)] [long version: "A theory of optimal capital taxation"] [xls] (with E. Saez)
 
« Optimal Taxation of Labor Income », Handbook of public economics, North-Holland, 2013, vol.5, chap.7, p.391-474 [article (pdf)] [working paper] (with E. Saez)
 
« The top 1% in international and historical perspective », Journal of economic perspectives, vol.27, n.3, 2013, p.1-21. [article (pdf)] [data files (xls)] (with F. Alvaredo, A.B. Atkinson, E. Saez)
 
« Top incomes and the Great Recession », IMF economic review, vol.61, n.1, 2013, p.456-478. [article (pdf)] [data files (xls)] (with E. Saez)
 
« Inherited vs self-made wealth: theory and evidence from a rentier society (Paris 1872-1927) », Explorations in economic history, vol.51, n.1, 2014, p.21-40. [article (pdf)] [working paper (pdf)] [data appendix] (with G. Postel-Vinay, J.L. Rosenthal)
 
« Optimal taxation of top labor incomes: a tale of three elasticites », American economic journal: economic policy, vol.6, n.1, 2014, p.230-271. [article (pdf)]  [working paper (pdf)]  [data files (zip)] (with E. Saez, S. Stantcheva)
 
« Capital is back: wealth-income ratios in rich countries 1700-2010 », Quarterly journal of economics, vol.129, no.3, 2014, p.1155-1210. [article (pdf)]  [working paper (pdf)] [data appendix] (with G. Zucman)
 
« Inequality in the long run », Science, vol.344, no.6186, 2014, p.838-844. [article (pdf)] [supp. material] [data files (xls)] [slides (ted talk) (xls)] (with E. Saez)
 
« Wealth and inheritance in the long run », Handbook of Income Distribution, vol.2B, chapter 15, p.1303-1368, North-Holland, 2015. [article (pdf)] [data appendix] (with G. Zucman)
 
« Putting the study of the distribution back at the center of economics », Journal of Economic perspectives, vol.29, no.1, 2015, p.67-88. [article (pdf)]
 
« About Capital in the 21st century », American economic review, vol.105, no.5, 2015, p.48-53. [article (pdf)] [data appendix
 
« Toward a Political and Historical Economics », Annales: histoire, sciences sociales, janvier-mars 2015, n.1, p.125-138
 
 
"On the Share of Inheritance in Aggregate Wealth: Europe and the USA, 1900-2010", Economica vol.84, 2017, p.237-260. [article (pdf)] [data (zip)] (with F. Alvaredo, B. Garbinti)
 
"Global Inequality Dynamics: New Evidence from WID.world", American Economic Review vol.107(5), 2017, p.404-409. NBER WP Version. Data Files. Slides. (with F. Alvaredo, L. Chancel, E. Saez, G. Zucman)
 
 
2.2. Other academic articles in english (collective volumes)

« Income distribution theory : a survey of selected recent contributions », In : MUNDLAK Y. (ed.) : Contemporary economic issues. Vol. 2, Labour, food and poverty (IEA conference; vol. 22), Basingstoke : MacMillan Press, 1998, p. 25-38 [article (pdf

« Are the rich growing richer? Evidence from indian tax data », In : DEATON A., KOZEL V. (Eds) : Data and dogma : the great indian poverty debate, S.l. : McMillan press, 2004, p. 598-611. [article (pdf) (with A. Banerjee)

« The Kuznets' curve, yesterday and tomorrow », In : BANERJEE A., BENABOU R., MOOKERHEE D. (Eds) : Understanding poverty, Oxford : Oxford university press, 2006, 21 p. [article (pdf)]

« Top incomes over the twentieth century : a summary of main findings [chap. 1] », In : Top incomes over the twentieth century : a contrast between continental european and english-speaking countries, Oxford : Oxford university press, 2007, p. 1-17. [article (pdf)]

« Income and wealth concentration in Switzerland over the twentieth century [chap. 11] », In : Top incomes over the twentieth century : a contrast between continental european and english-speaking countries, Oxford: Oxford university press, 2007, p. 472-500. [article (pdf)] [data series] (with F; Dell, E. Saez)

« Towards a unified data set on top incomes [chap. 13] », In : Top incomes over the twentieth century : a contrast between continental european and english-speaking countries, Oxford: Oxford university press, 2007, p. 531-565. [article (pdf)] (with A. B. Atkinson)

« Wealth taxation in the 21st century: a personal view », In : Dimensions of Tax Design: The Mirrlees Review, London : Institute for Fiscal Studies; Oxford : Oxford university press, 2010, 10 p. [article (pdf)]

« The Dynamics of Income Concentration over the Twentieth Century. The Case of Advanced Economies », In : Markets, the State and the Dynamics of Inequality, ouvrage coordonné par Luis Felipe Lopez-Calva et Nora Lustig, Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, 2010, 43 p. [article (pdf) (with F. Alvaredo)

« Top incomes in the long run of history », in Top Incomes: A Global Perspective, Oxford: Oxford university press, 2010, chapter 13, 92 p. [article (pdf)] [data series] (with A.B. Atkinson, E. Saez)

« Should We Make the Richest Pay to Meet Fiscal Adjustment Needs? », in The Role of Tax Policy in Times of Fiscal Consolidation, European Commission, 2013, p.99-103.[article (pdf)]

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