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Emmanuel Saez

Emmanuel Saez is E. Morris Cox Professor of Economics and Director of the Center for Equitable Growth at the University of California, Berkeley. He is coauthor, with Gabriel Zucman, of The Triumph of Injustice: How the Rich Dodge Taxes and How to Make Them Pay.

Articles

For the sake of justice and democracy, we need a progressive wealth tax.

Gabriel Zucman, Emmanuel Saez

Emmanuel Saez and David Grusky discuss why taxation, though a blunt instrument, might be the best available solution.

David B. Grusky, Emmanuel Saez

Forums

For the sake of justice and democracy, we need a progressive wealth tax.

Gabriel Zucman, Emmanuel Saez

Forum Responses

A wealth tax is not a silver bullet, but it is essential, and it can work.
Gabriel Zucman, Emmanuel Saez
David Grusky believes that taxing the rich won’t do much to solve extreme income inequality in the United States, because it does nothing to correct the real culprit—the growing gap in pre-tax...
Stefanie Stantcheva, Emmanuel Saez, Thomas Piketty

Can the nation-state serve social justice?

Olúfẹ́mi O. Táíwò leads a forum with Thea Riofrancos, Mariame Kaba & Andrea Ritchie, Ishac Diwan & Bright Simons, and others. Plus Leila Farsakh on Palestinian statehood, Astra Taylor and Leah Hunt-Hendrix on a “solidarity state,” Joshua Craze on rule by militia, and much more. 

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