Salvatore Morelli

email: smorelli [at] gc.cuny.edu - Office phone number: +1 (212) 817-1856 - twitter: @MorelliSal

Assistant Professor in Public Economics at the University of Roma Tre (Rome), Law Department

Senior Scholar and Director of the GC- Wealth Project at the Stone Center on Socio-Economic Inequality - at The Graduate Center - CUNY (New York)

Research Associate - CSEF (University of Naples, Federico II)

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NEW WORKING PAPERS

NEW: Wealth Transfers and Net Wealth at Death: Evidence from the Italian Inheritance Tax Records 1995-2016 , 2020, (with Paolo Acciari) NBER working paper No. 27899

NEW: Intergenerational Transfers by Size and Wealth Inequality in Rich Countries , 2020, (with Brian Nolan, Juan Palomino, and Philippe Van Kerm) CSEF Working Papers #578 ; Stone Center on Socio-Economic Inequality Working Paper N 21

On the Distribution of Estates and the Distribution of Wealth: Evidence from the Dead , 2020, (with Yonatan Berman)


JOURNALS

NEW: kmr: A STATA Command to Correct Survey Weights for Unit Nonresponse, 2020

Forthcoming in The Stata Journal (with Ercio Munoz)

[link to CODE] [Stone Center on Socio-Economic Inequality WP ]

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The Dynamics of Wealth Concentration: Thoughts on Tony Atkinson’s Contributions, 2020

Italian Economic Journal

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Top Wealth Shares in the UK over More than a Century, 2018

Journal of Public Economics, (with Facundo Alvaredo and Anthony B. Atkinson)

[DATA] [ONLINE APPENDIX ] [LONGER version: CEPR discussion paper / CSEF wp]

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Banking Crises in the US: the Response of Top Income Shares in a Historical Perspective, 2018

Journal of Economic Inequality

[LONGER version : CSEF wp]

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The Challenge of Measuring UK Wealth Inequality in the 2000s, 2016

Fiscal Studies (with Facundo Alvaredo and Anthony B. Atkinson)

[CEPR discussion paper/LSE-III wp/CSEF wp/Published paper]

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Inequality and Crises Revisited, 2015
Economia Politica - Journal of Analytical and Institutional Economics (with Anthony B. Atkinson)

[CSEF wp / Published paper]


CHAPTERS

CHAPTER: Recent Trends in Income Inequality, 2019

Chapter 9 in “Reducing social inequalities in cancer: evidence and priorities for research”, IARC Scientific Publication No. 168, edited by Vaccarella S, Lortet-Tieulent J, Saracci R, Conway DI, Straif K, Wild CP. International Agency for Research on Cancer, World Health Organization.

(with Joe Hasell and Max Roser)

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CHAPTER: Wealth Inequality, 2018

in “Generating Prosperity for Working Families in Affluent Countries” (with Brian Nolan and Philippe Van Kerm) ed. Brian Nolan, Oxford University Press (OUP).

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CHAPTER: Rising inequality and economic stability, 2017

in “After Piketty: the Inequality Agenda post-Capital in the 21st Century”, eds. H. Boushey, B. DeLong and M. Steinbaum, Harvard University Press (HUP).

In the Media/blogosphere: {Washington Center for Equitable Growth}; Video: {Launch event at CUNY - May 2017}

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CHAPTER: Post-1970 trends in within-country inequality and poverty: rich and middle income countries, 2015 Handbook of Income Distribution Vol. 2A, pp. 596-693 (with Timothy Smeeding and Jeffrey P. Thompson) Elsevier B.V. (eds. A. Atkinson and F. Bourguignon)

[Handbook page][CSEF wp]

OLDER WORKING PAPERS

The Chartbook of Economic Inequality, 2017, INET Oxford working paper 2017-10 (with A. B. Atkinson, J. Hasell, and M. Roser),

[ DATA / Interactive Website] In the Media/blogosphere:{FT/La Repubblica / FT blog/FT blog/WSJ/Reuters}; Previous versions: (with A.B. Atkinson), Mar 2014,[ECINEQ wp]; (with A.B. Atkinson), 2012, [INET Research notes #5]

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Inequality, Debt and Growth, 2012

Report for the Resolution Foundation (with P. Lucchino) [Paper]

In the Media/blogosphere: {Financial Times / The Guardian / OECD insights}

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Economic Crisis and Inequality, 2011

Human Development Research Paper, 2011/06, UNDP. (with A.B. Atkinson).

Prepared for the Human Development Report 2011, UNDP, New York [Paper]

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Income Inequality and Banking Crisis: a First Look, 2010

report prepared for the Global Labor Forum 2011 (ILO) in Turin. (with A.B. Atkinson)

[Paper] In the Media/blogosphere: {NYTimes Economix blog / The Economist / Harvard Kennedy Sch, Rappaport Inst / Adam Smith Inst / The Atlantic / The Atlantic Wire

POLICY & OTHER PUBLICATIONS

The Wealth of Families: The Intergenerational Transmission of Wealth in Britain in Comparative Perspective , 2020

Report to the Nuffield Foundation

(with Brian Nolan, Juan Palomino, and Philippe Van Kerm)


IT: Un passaggio generazionale piu´ giusto, 2019

Chapter 3 in “15 Proposte per la Giustizia Sociale - Ispirate al Programma di Azione di Anthony Atkinson”, edited by F. Barca and P. Luongo. Report for Forum Disuguaglianza e Diversita' - Italian Forum on Inequality and Diversity

(with Elena Granaglia)

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IT: Le Disuguaglianze Economico-Sociali in Italia - Tre Workshops per l'esplorazione di analisi, quesiti irrisolti e traiettorie di ricerca future, 2016

(Testo redatto per la Fondazione Basso, Roma), Settembre 2016.

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Reply to Consultation about ceasing publication of HMRC's Personal Wealth National Statistics, UK, 2016

(with F. Alvaredo, and A. B. Atkinson) [pdf]I


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ARTICLES & CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE MEDIA

In English

19 Sep 2020 (VoxEu.org) The intergenerational transmission of wealth in rich countries (with Brian Nolan, Juan Palomino, and Philippe Van Kerm)

9 Sep 2020 (Stone Center on Socio-Economic Inequality Blog) The Intergenerational Transmission of Wealth in Rich Countries (with Brian Nolan, Juan Palomino, and Philippe Van Kerm)

15 Dec 2019 (LIS newsletter - Inequality matters) Can We Obtain Better Distributional Measures Correcting for Differential Unit Non-Response Bias in Household Surveys? An Illustration Using Data from the US Current Population Survey (with Ercio Munoz)

01 Jun 2018 (LIS newsletter - Inequality matters) Comparing top incomes between survey and tax data: US case study (with Nishant Yonzan, Branko Milanovic, and Janet Gornick)

07 Jun 2017 (Equitablegrowth.org) Is Growing Inequality Hurting our Economies?

20 Jan 2017 (Euvisions.eu) Putting people first: the legacy of Tony Atkinson

07 May 2016 (Dissertation Reviews)- Morality, Economic Inequality, and Policy Responses.

08 Dec 2015 (VoxEU)- The importance of wealth concentration and why it is so difficult to measure (with F.Alvaredo & T.Atkinson)

26 Mar 2014 (VoxEU)-The Chartbook of Economic Inequality-(with T. Atkinson). Appeared also on INETblog / Oxford Martin School blog / Inequality&History blog

20 Mar 2014 (Inequality&History Blog)- Are we all in this together? the new Chartbook of Economic Inequality - (with T. Atkinson)

18 Mar 2014 (INET Blog)-The Chartbook of Economic Inequality - (with T. Atkinson)



In Italian

20 Oct 2020 - (Lavoce.info) - Le eredità degli italiani? Per pochi e sempre più ricche

19 Oct 2020 - (Il Fatto Quotidiano) - Il merito? Meglio le eredità. Il loro peso è raddoppiato

15 Jul 2020 - (Menabò di Etica ed Economia) - Un’Agenzia delle Entrate con maggiori risorse per combattere evasione ed erosione fiscale (with E. Rubolino)

15 Jun 2020 - (Il Fatto Quotidiano) - Trent’anni di redditi stagnanti: l’Italia è più povera e diseguale

17 Apr 2020 - (Lavoce.info) - Se crolla il mito del risparmio degli italiani

16 Dic 2019 - (Menabò di Etica ed Economia) Le disuguaglianze economiche non sono un'illusione.

5 Dic 2019 - (Avvenire) Disuguaglianze le "Illusioni" dell'Economist.

20 Sep 2019 - (Rivista il Mulino) Contro le disuguaglianza da ricchezza originaria- 4/19 (with E. Granaglia).

20 Ago 2019 - (Jacobin Italia) - Flat tax, disuguaglianze e le tasse dei futuri governi.

19 Apr 2019 - (lavoce.info) - Diamo un’eredita' a tutti i giovani (with Elena Granaglia).

1 Ott 2018 - (Italia Caritas) - Lo Stivale Diseguale

26 Jun 2018 (Huffington Post) La Flat Tax? Si torna indietro (letteralmente) di cento anni (with G. Gabbuti).

18 Mar 2018 (Forum Disuguaglianze Diversita') Da Roma a Londra ora si combattono le disuguaglianze e la retorica “patrimonialista”

26 Jan 2017 (Newsletter Asvis) Una carriera contro le disuguaglianze: l'eredita' intellettuale di Anthony Atkinson

16 Jan 2017 (Menabò di Etica ed Economia) Putting people first: in ricordo di Tony Atkinson

05 Jun 2015 (lavoce.info). Sulla disuguaglianza c'e' ancora tanto da scoprire

15 Apr 2015 (Menabò di Etica ed Economia). La crisi ed il reddito dei ricchi.

02 Mar 2015 (Corriere del Mezzogiorno). Aziende e politica, il Sud non e' delle donne. Versione apparsa anche su www.quattrogatti.info con il titolo "Il ruolo delle donne nel lavoro e nella societa' ".

25 Nov 2014(Quattrogatti.info)-Il TFR in busta paga aumenta i consumi? (with T. Jappelli). Versione breve apparsa anche sul Corriere del Mezzogiorno.

17 Mar 2014 (Pagina99)-La carta globale della disuguaglianza. Articolo apparso anche su quattrogatti.info