New working paper on monetary policy and the racial wealth gap
Monetary policy and racial inequality with Alina Bartscher, Moritz Schularick, and Paul Wachtel (January 2021)
Recent working paper on the life-cycle consequences of heterogeneity in job stability
Job stability, earnings dynamics, and life-cycle savings with Gasper Ploj (November 2020) (short video presentation)
Research agenda, videos, and data
Radio podcast "Tagesgespräch" on BR2 (in German) from October 2019: "Kluft zwischen Arm und Reich - Wie viel Ungleichheit verträgt unsere Gesellschaft?"
Link to video of presentation Wealth and Income Inequality in America 1949-2016 at Spring 2019 Fed Listens Conference at the Minneapolis Fed (starts at 1h39m)
Links to videos of lectures at CES Munich on Income and Wealth Inequality: Theory and Evidence
Link to my Data page on U.S. income and wealth data
For the results from my paper with José-Víctor Ríos-Rull (see Research) on the U.S. earnings, income, and wealth distribution please visit the data page. The page comprises results from the paper together with some additional results that are not in the paper. I am still uploading some additional results from time to time. Please contact me if you have questions or comments.