Salvatore Morelli

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Senior Scholar at the Stone Center on Socio-Economic Inequality

The Graduate Center - CUNY (New York)

Salvatore Morelli is Assistant Professor in Public Economics at the University of Roma Tre - Law Department; Senior Scholar at the Stone Center on Socio-Economic Inequality at the CUNY Graduate Center; and Director of the (Stone Center’s) GC Wealth Project. He holds a D.Phil in Economics from the University of Oxford, completed in October 2013. He then held the position of postdoctoral fellow at the Center for Studies of Economics and Finance (CSEF) in Naples until May 2016. His research interests center around the measurement, determinants, and consequences of income and wealth distribution as well as the economics of income and wealth taxation.

Email: smorelli@uniroma3.it
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Salvatore Morelli

The Graduate Center – CUNY 365 5th avenue,

New York, NY, 10016 USA

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Recent publications

  • Brian Nolan, Juan Palomino, and Philippe Van Kerm, and Salvatore Morelli, Intergenerational Wealth Transfers in Great Britain from the Wealth and Assets Survey in Comparative Perspective,

    Fiscal Studies, 2022, 1-21 [link]

  • Nishant Yonzan, Branko Milanovic, Salvatore Morelli, and Janet Gornick, Drawing a Line: Comparing the Estimation of Top Incomes Between Tax Data and Household Survey Data,

    Journal of Economic Inequality, 2022 [link]

  • Paolo Acciari and Salvatore Morelli, Wealth Transfers and Net Wealth at Death: Evidence from the Italian Inheritance Tax Records 1995-2016,

    R. Chetty, J. M. Friedman, J. C. Gornick, B. Johnson & A. Kennickell, University of Chicago Press, NBER Volume "Measuring Distribution and Mobility of Income and Wealth" 2021, working paper No. 27899 , [Link]

  • Yonatan Berman and Salvatore Morelli, On the Distribution of Estates and the Distribution of Wealth: Evidence from the Dead,

    R. Chetty, J. M. Friedman, J. C. Gornick, B. Johnson & A. Kennickell, University of Chicago Press, NBER Volume "Measuring Distribution and Mobility of Income and Wealth", 2021, working paper No. 28546 , [Link]

  • Salvatore Morelli, Brian Nolan, Juan Palomino, and Philippe Van Kerm, Inheritance, Gifts and the Wealth Deficit of Low-Income Households,

    Journal of European Social Policy, 2021, Vol. 31, Issue 5 [link]

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