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Marc Morgan Milá

Marc Morgan Milá

Economist

World Inequality Lab

Campus Jourdan – 48 Boulevard Jourdan 75014 Paris

5th floor, office 70

Phone +33(0)1 80 52 17 36

  • Income and Wealth inequality
  • Political Economy and Institutions
  • Political economy of development
  • History of Development
  • Wealth, income, redistribution and tax policy

I am a research economist at the World Inequality Lab in the Paris School of Economics, working on economic distribution and development from a measurement, historical and institutional perspective. I completed my PhD at PSE in December 2018.

 

RESEARCH


Working Papers 

  • The Weight of the Rich: Improving Surveys Using Tax Data (with Thomas Blanchet & Ignacio Flores) [pdf]
  • Falling Inequality vs Persistent Concentration: Reconciling Recent Evidence for Brazil from Surveys, Administrative Data and National Accounts
  • Distributing Growth in a Context of Late-Development: New Evidence on Long-Run Inequality in Brazil (1926-2016) (with Pedro Souza).

 

Research Notes

  • Brazil Divided: Hindsights on the Growing Politicisation of Inequality (with Amory Gethin). WID.world Issue Brief 2018/3, October, 2018. [pdf].

 

Ongoing Projects

  • Latin American Inequality Revisited: What can we Learn from DINA? (with Ignacio Flores)
  • Accounting for Capital and Wealth in Latin America (with Luis Bauluz and Ignacio Flores)
  • The Transformation of Wealth in a Small Open Economy: The Case of Ireland, 1970-2016 (with Pierce Daly)
  • Distributional National Accounts of Ireland (with Cian Allen and Pierce Daly)
  • Inequality of Personal Wealth and Inheritance in Brazil (with Gedão Locks)
  • Catching up or Forging Ahead? Gender Inequality in Brazil in a Comparative Perspective (with Pedro Souza)
  • The Long-Run Expansion of Social Spending in Brazil: A Developmentalist View of Welfare-State Growth
  • Discourses on Growth and Inequality in a Context of Late-Development: A View from Brazilian Statesmen and Policymakers (1888-2018) (with Pedro Souza)

 

PUBLICATIONS


Journal Articles

  •  Extreme Inequality: Evidence from Brazil, India, the Middle East, and South Africa (with Lydia Assouad and Lucas Chancel), American Economic Association: Papers & Proceedings, 2018, vol. 108, p. 119-123. [pdf].

 

Book Chapters

  • Perspectivas sobre a reforma fiscal no Brasil, in Fagnani, E. 2018 (ed). A Reforma Tributária Necessária – Menos Desigualdade: Proposta de Novo Desenho da Tributação Brasileira. São Paulo: ANFIP, FENAFISCO. [pdf of IPC-IG working paper in English]
  • Desigualdade de Renda, Crescimento e Tributação da Elite no Brasil: Novas Evidências Reunindo Dados de Pesquisas Domiciliares e Dados Fiscais, in J.R. Afonso, M.R. Lukic, R.O. Orair & F.G. Silveira (eds.), Tributação e Desigualdade, Letramento & FGV Direito Rio, 2017.
  • Capital, Nationality, and State Sovereignty: New Links for the 21st Century, in G.P. Lima and M.A. Madi (eds.) Capital and Justice. World Economics Association (WEA) Books, 28 June 2017.