Johannes Fleck

I am a PhD candidate in economics at the European University Institute in Florence, a guest researcher at the University of Oslo and a visiting scholar at the University of Minnesota and the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis.

My research interests are macroeconomics, fiscal policy and computational methods. I also work on household finance and machine learning.

https://www.jofleck.com // https://twitter.com/_jofleck

Talks:

19:40 UTC

Using Julia to study economic inequality and taxation

07/29/2021, 7:40 PM7:50 PM UTC
Green

In this talk, I illustrate a Julia workflow to study economic inequality and taxation in the United States. My workflow centers around Taxsim.jl which allows to answer a large number of research questions related to the US tax system. First, I import a widely used survey dataset to show how high and low before-tax incomes evolved since 1960. Next, using Taxsim.jl, I impute taxes paid to compare the evolution of after-tax incomes and to measure the redistributive effect of the tax system.

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