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 (@gabriel_zucman) is Assistant Professor of Economics at UC Berkeley. He's the author of The Hidden Wealth of Nations: The Scourge of Tax Havens.
Camille Landais is Associate Professor in Economics, London School of Economics, and Co-Editor, Journal of Public Economics.
The Department of Economics at LSE (@LSEEcon) is one of the largest economics departments in the world. Its size ensures that all areas of economics are strongly represented in both research and teaching.
The Centre For Macroeconomics (@CFMUK) brings together world-class experts to carry out pioneering research on the global economic crisis and to help design policies that alleviate it.
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A copy of Dr Gabriel Zucman's powerpoint presentation is available to download. Download 'The Hidden Wealth of Nations' (pdf).
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