Gabriel Zucman


Gabriel Zucman is an assistant professor of economics at the University of California, Berkeley. He obtained his PhD from the Paris School of Economics in 2013. Zucman studies the accumulation and distribution of global wealth, from both a public finance and international macro perspective.

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Why Corporate-Led Globalization is Unsustainable

Video | Apr 10, 2019

Globalization’s elite winners get lower taxes while its losers pay more

Inequality in the United States: A Darkening Horizon

Article | Dec 19, 2016

Institute for New Economic Thinking-backed research into inequality explores how taxes and government policy have contributed to deepening economic inequality   

Wealth & Inequality: Back to the Future

Video | Jun 29, 2016

What fraction of total economic growth accrues to the top 10%, top 1%, etc.? How does growth per capita of the bottom 90% compare to overall growth? Zucman discusses his research and efforts to bring more hard data into the inequality dialogue.

The Panama Papers: A Tropical Tip of the Hidden Wealth Iceberg

Article Apr 5, 2016

When billionaires pay less, we all pay more.