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GABRIEL ZUCMAN

Born October 30th, 1986 in Paris, France


http://gabriel-zucman.eu

University of California at Berkeley


Department of Economics
530 Evans Hall #3880, Berkeley, CA 94720
E-mail: zucman@berkeley.edu
Phone: 510-643-1625
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
2015201520142013-2014

Assistant Professor of Economics, UC Berkeley


Co-director, World Wealth and Income Database: http://wid.world
Assistant Professor of Economics, LSE (on leave)
Postdoctoral Scholar, UC Berkeley

AFFILIATIONS
2015201420142014-

Faculty Research Fellow, NBER


Research Affiliate, CEPR
Research Associate, Center for Economic Performance
Research Associate, STICERD

EDUCATION
2009-2013
2008
2005-2010

PhD in Economics, Paris School of Economics, July 2013.


MSc. Economic Policy Analysis, Paris School of Economics.
Ecole Normale Suprieure de Cachan.

PAPERS & PUBLICATIONS


The Missing Wealth of Nations: Are Europe and the U.S. net Debtors or net Creditors?,
Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2013, vol. 128, n3, p. 1321-1364.
The End of Bank Secrecy? An Evaluation of the G20 Tax Haven Crackdown, with Niels
JOHANNESEN, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 2014, vol. 6, n1, p. 65-91.
Capital is Back: Wealth-Income Ratios in Rich Countries 1700-2010, with Thomas
PIKETTY, Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2014, vol. 129, n3, p. 1255-1310.

Taxing Across Borders: Tracking Personal Wealth and Corporate Profits, Journal of
Economic Perspectives, 2014, vol. 28, n4, p. 121-148.
Reprinted in German in Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft, 2015, vol. 41(1), p. 13-48
Wealth and Inheritance in the Long Run, with Thomas PIKETTY, Handbook of Income
Distribution, 2015, Atkinson and Bourguignon (eds), vol. 2B, p. 1303-1368.
Wealth Inequality in the United States since 1913: Evidence from Capitalized Income Tax
Data, with Emmanuel SAEZ, NBER working paper 20625, revised October 2015,
forthcoming Quarterly Journal of Economics.
BOOK
The Hidden Wealth of Nations: The Scourge of Tax Havens, University of Chicago Press,
Fall 2015.
Other editions: France (Le Seuil), Germany (Suhrkamp), Sweden (Daidalos), Netherlands
(Boom), Greece (Pedio), Portugal (Temas e Debates), Slovenia (Zalozba Sophia), Spain,
Mexico & Colombia (Pasado & Presente), other Latin American countries (Silgo XXI),
China (East China Normal University Press), Taiwan (Souler Creative), Korea (L.P.
Publishing), Japan (NTT Publishing), Turkey (Yordam).
HONORS AND AWARDS
2014
2011

French Economic Association award for best PhD dissertation


FEEM Award for one of the 3 best papers presented by a young
economist at the EEA congress

RESEARCH GRANTS
2016-2018
2015-2017
2015-2018
2015-2017
2015-2016
2012

ESRC Future Research Leaders grant


IGC State effectiveness grant (with S. BUSTOS and D. POMERANZ)
Arnold Foundation grant (with E. SAEZ AND D. YAGAN)
INET and Sandler Foundation grant (with E. SAEZ)
Weiss Family Program Fund (with S. BUSTOS and D. POMERANZ)
Franco-Danish Scientific Cooperation grant (with N. JOHANNESEN)

TEACHING
Berkeley, 2016-

ECON133 (undergraduate): Global inequality and growth

LSE, 2014-15

EC303 (undergraduate): Economic policy analysis


EC404 (master): Microeconomics

EC534 (PhD): Public Economics


EC351 (summer school): International macroeconomics
EC270 (summer school): Public Finance
EDITORIAL ACTIVITY
Referee for: American Economic Review, Econometrica, Journal of Political Economy,
Quarterly Journal of Economics, Review of Economics Studies, American Economic
Journal: Macro, American Economic Journal: Policy, Economic Journal, Economica,
Economics of Transition, International Tax and Public Finance, Journal of Applied
Econometrics, Journal of Economic History, Journal of European Economic Association,
Journal of International Economics, Journal of Public Economics, National Tax Journal,
Review of Economics and Statistics, Review of Income and Wealth.
2007-2013: Founding member and Editor-in-chief of Regards croiss sur lconomie, a
review aimed at bridging the gap between academic research in economics and the French
general public.
SEMINARS & CONFERENCES
2015: AEA, Chicago, Norwegian Tax Administration, AK Wien, Berkeley, UCLA,
Caltech All UC Conference, MIT, Stockholm, Princeton JRCPPF, Adres, Bank of England,
European Commission, Princeton, Uppsala, Warwick, U. Michigan wealth inequality
conference, NYU, Notre Dame tax haven conference, NBER Summer Institute, BEA,
Berkeley.
2014: Trinity College Dublin, Stanford, Caltech, UCSD, Federal Reserve Board, US
Treasury, Inter-American Development Bank, Minneapolis Fed, Chicago, Chicago Booth,
Princeton, Harvard, Michigan, Berkeley, Berkeley Law, UCLA, International Economic
Association, San Francisco Fed, Econometric Society, NBER Summer Institute, Bank for
International Settlements, Mannheim, Center for Global Development, Bank of England,
LSE/UCL, OECD, European Commission, Oslo.
2013: Berkeley, Stanford SIEPR, Chicago Booth, Montreal, LSE, Maryland, LBS,
Copenhagen, NBER Summer Institute, Santa Clara, Reed College, Columbia, AixMarseille, ECB, Zurich.
2012: NBER, Geneva Graduate Institute, Days Louis-Andre Gerard Varet, Swiss National
Bank, CEPR, Oxford, Warwick.
2011: Harvard, NYU, CEPR, IEA Word Congress, IMF, EEA, Copenhagen, AFSE.
October 2015