Emmanuel Saez

Emmanuel Saez
Professor of Economics, Director of Center for Equitable Growth, Chancellor's Professorship of Tax Policy and Public Finance
Education, Retirement and aging, Safety net / the welfare state, Tax policy / public finance
O-Lab , CPL

Emmanuel Saez is the Director of the Center for Equitable Growth at the University of California at Berkeley. He received his PhD in Economics from MIT in 1999. He was Assistant Professor of Economics at Harvard University from 1999 to 2002, before joining the faculty at UC Berkeley in 2002. He is currently editor of the Journal of Public Economics and co-director of the Public Policy Program at CEPR. He was awarded the John Bates Clark medal of the American Economic Association in 2009. His main areas of research are centered around taxation, redistribution, and inequality, both from a theoretical and empirical perspective.