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Amory Gethin

Amory Gethin


Paris School of Economics - EHESS

WIL Redistribution Coordinator World Inequality Lab

Campus Jourdan – 48 boulevard Jourdan 75014 Paris

5th floor, office R5-01

Personal website
  • Income and Wealth inequality
  • Political Economy and Institutions
  • Structural Change, Inequalities and Development
  • Wealth, income, redistribution and tax policy
  • Education
  • Labour Markets

Amory Gethin is available for positions

Amory Gethin is an EJME candidate and JOE Network candidate

  • Primary Field: Public Economics
  • Secondary Fields: Macroeconomics, Labor Economics, Political Economy
  • References: Thomas Piketty, Emmanuel Saez, Vincent Pons
  • Job Market PAPER: Distributional Growth Accounting: Education and the Reduction of Global Poverty, 1980-2022
  • Brief Candidate Profile:

    Amory is an applied economist working on the interactions between public policies, inequality, and political representation. His research combines large-scale historical datasets with rich microdata to shed light on the long-run drivers of inequality and political change in developed and developing economies.

Thesis Supervisor: Piketty Thomas

Academic year of registration: 2020/2021

Thesis title: Essays on the Political Economy of Global Inequality

Year of thesis defense: 2023/2024

Date of thesis defense: 6 December 2023

On December 06, 2023 at 5 pm (Paris time) I defended my thesis Essays on the Political Economy of Global Inequality.



M. Daron Acemoglu, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Mme Julia Cagé, Sciences Po Paris

M. Emmanuel Saez, University of California, Berkeley

Mme Ekaterina Zhuravskaya, Paris School of Economics

M. Gabriel Zucman, Paris School of Economics


Thesis supervisor:

M. Thomas Piketty, Ecole des hautes études en sciences sociales