This lecture will discuss how big the wealth hidden in offshore tax havens is, what are the consequences for inequality, how tax havens work and are organized, and how we can begin to approach a solution.
Gabriel Zucman is Assistant Professor of Economics at the Department of Economics at LSE and at UC Berkeley. Twitter Hashtag for this event: #LSEwealth This event is free and open to all with no ticket or pre-registration required. For further information please visit the LSE Public Events pages.
His research interests include cross-country contagion in financial markets; the valuation of long-dated assets; catastrophes; derivative pricing; and forecasting in financial markets.
Professor Martin is the Programme Director of the LSE's MSc in Finance and Economics, and is an editor of .
Twitter Hashtag for this event: #LSECoase This event is free and open to all with no ticket or pre-registration required. The audio and video recordings of the lecture are now available on the LSE News and Media pages and via the Department of Economics You Tube channel.
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He is also a Research Associate with the National Bureau of Economic Research.
He received bachelor degrees in Electrical Engineering and Physics from MIT.
in 1966, a master's degree in Electrical Engineering from MIT in 1967, and a Ph D in Economics from MIT in 1971. He received his Ph D in Economics from Harvard University.
Before moving to LSE, he was an Associate Professor of Finance at Stanford GSB.
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