Public Economics, Fourth Mini, Spring 2019
Monday 3.30pm, Tuesday 10.00am, Hanson 4-168.
Monday March 25th Ramsey Taxation: Straub and Werning 2018 “Positive Long Run Capital Taxation: Chamley-Judd Revisited” Slides Notes
Tuesday March 26th Mirrlees Taxation Notes
Monday April 1st Mirrlees Taxation “Optimal Income Taxation: Mirrlees Meets Ramsey”
Tuesday April 2nd Dynamic Mirrlees Taxation Job Boerma’s Notes
“Insurance and Taxation over the Life Cycle”: Farhi and Werning
Monday April 8th Mirrleesian Wealth Taxation: Shourideh “Optimal Taxation of Wealthy Households”
Tuesday April 9th Ramsey Wealth Taxation: Guvenen et al. “Use It or Lose It: Efficiency Gains from Wealth Taxation”
“Capitalists in the 21st Century”: Smith et al.
Monday April 15th Redistributive Taxation “Consumption and Labor Supply with Partial Insurance”: Heathcote, Storesletten and Violante
Tuesday April 16th Redistributive Taxation Continued “Optimal Tax Progressivity: An Analytical Framework”: Heathcote, Storesletten and Violante
Monday April 22nd Computational Tools for Life Cycle Models Notes
Tuesday April 23rd “The Rise in US Earnings Inequality: Does the Cycle Drive the Trend?” Heathcote, Perri and Violante
Monday April 29th Retirement and Social Security “The Effects of Health, Wealth and Wages on Labour Supply and Retirement” French