Wojciech Kopczuk

Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences - Department of Economics

420 W. 118th Street

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Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA)

420 West 118th Street

New York, NY 10027

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

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Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

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Scholarly Papers (33)

To Leave or Not to Leave: The Distribution of Bequest Motives

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 13 Nov 2004
Wojciech Kopczuk and Joseph Lupton
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences - Department of Economics and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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Bequest, bequest motive, heterogeneous preferences, wealth, saving

To Leave or Not to Leave: The Distribution of Bequest Motives

NBER Working Paper No. w11767
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 20 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 26 Feb 2021
Wojciech Kopczuk and Joseph Lupton
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences - Department of Economics and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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The Impact of the Estate Tax on the Wealth Accumulation and Avoidance Behavior of Donors

NBER Working Paper No. w7960
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 11 Oct 2000 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2021
Joel B. Slemrod and Wojciech Kopczuk
University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business and Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences - Department of Economics
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Uncovering the American Dream: Inequality and Mobility in Social Security Earnings Data Since 1937

NBER Working Paper No. w13345
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 27 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 20 Jun 2021
Wojciech Kopczuk, Emmanuel Saez and Jae Song
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and U.S. Social Security Administration
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Top Wealth Shares in the United States: 1916-2000: Evidence from Estate Tax Returns

NBER Working Paper No. w10399
Number of pages: 96 Posted: 20 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2021
Emmanuel Saez and Wojciech Kopczuk
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences - Department of Economics
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Business Incomes at the Top

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-118
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 04 Sep 2020
Wojciech Kopczuk and Eric Zwick
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Finance
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Business Incomes at the Top

NBER Working Paper No. w27752
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 31 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 01 May 2021
Wojciech Kopczuk and Eric Zwick
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Finance
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Dying to Save Taxes: Evidence from Estate Tax Returns on the Death Elasticity

NBER Working Paper No. w8158
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 09 Mar 2001 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2021
Wojciech Kopczuk and Joel B. Slemrod
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences - Department of Economics and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
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Denial of Death and Economic Behavior

NBER Working Paper No. w11485
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Nov 2006
Wojciech Kopczuk and Joel B. Slemrod
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences - Department of Economics and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
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Electronic Filing, Tax Preparers, and Participation in the Earned Income Tax Credit

NBER Working Paper No. w11768
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2021
Wojciech Kopczuk and Cristian Pop-Eleches
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences - Department of Economics and Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA)
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Economics of Estate Taxation: A Brief Review of Theory and Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w15741
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 22 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2021
Wojciech Kopczuk
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences - Department of Economics
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Stylized Facts and Incentive Effects Related to Claiming of Retirement Benefits Based on Social Security Administration Data

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. 2008-200
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 05 Feb 2009
Wojciech Kopczuk and Jae Song
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences - Department of Economics and U.S. Social Security Administration
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The Optimal Elasticity of Taxable Income

NBER Working Paper No. w7922
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 26 Sep 2000 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2021
Joel B. Slemrod and Wojciech Kopczuk
University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business and Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences - Department of Economics
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Bequest and Tax Planning: Evidence from Estate Tax Returns

NBER Working Paper No. w12701
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2021
Wojciech Kopczuk
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences - Department of Economics
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Women, Wealth and Mobility

NBER Working Paper No. w13162
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 27 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 20 Jun 2021
Lena Edlund and Wojciech Kopczuk
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences - Department of Economics
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The First Weeks of the Coronavirus Crisis: Who Got Hit, When and Why? Evidence from Norway

NBER Working Paper No. w27131
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 12 May 2020 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2021
School of Economics and Business, NMBU, Kansas State University - Department of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences - Department of Economics, University of Oslo - Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research, University of Oslo - Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research and University of Oslo - Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research
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The First Weeks of the Coronavirus Crisis: Who Got Hit, When and Why? Evidence from Norway

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP14825
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 03 Jun 2020
School of Economics and Business, NMBU, Kansas State University - Department of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences - Department of Economics, University of Oslo - Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research, University of Oslo - Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research and University of Oslo - Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research
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Tax Bases, Tax Rates and the Elasticity of Reported Income

NBER Working Paper No. w10044
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2021
Wojciech Kopczuk
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences - Department of Economics
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Why World Redistribution Fails

NBER Working Paper No. w9186
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 14 Sep 2002 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2021
Joel B. Slemrod, Wojciech Kopczuk and Shlomo Yitzhaki
University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences - Department of Economics and Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics
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The Choice of the Personal Income Tax Base

NBER Working Paper No. w20227
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 16 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2021
Roger H. Gordon and Wojciech Kopczuk
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics and Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences - Department of Economics
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Taxation of Intergenerational Transfers and Wealth

NBER Working Paper No. w18584
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 30 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2021
Wojciech Kopczuk
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences - Department of Economics
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Mansion Tax: The Effect of Transfer Taxes on the Residential Real Estate Market

NBER Working Paper No. w20084
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 06 May 2014 Last Revised: 19 May 2021
Wojciech Kopczuk and David Munroe
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences - Department of Economics and Columbia Business School - Economics Department
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Mansion Tax: The Effect of Transfer Taxes on the Residential Real Estate Market

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10375
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 02 Feb 2015
Wojciech Kopczuk
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences - Department of Economics
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housing market, incidence, transaction tax

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The Trick is to Live: Is the Estate Tax Social Security for the Rich?

NBER Working Paper No. w9188
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 14 Sep 2002 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2021
Wojciech Kopczuk
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences - Department of Economics
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Business Income and Business Taxation in the United States Since the 1950s

NBER Working Paper No. w22778
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 31 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2016
Conor Clarke and Wojciech Kopczuk
Yale University, Law School and Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences - Department of Economics
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What Do We Know About Evolution of Top Wealth Shares in the United States?

NBER Working Paper No. w20734
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 08 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 26 Feb 2021
Wojciech Kopczuk
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences - Department of Economics
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What Do We Know About Evolution of Top Wealth Shares in the United States?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10368
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 02 Feb 2015
Wojciech Kopczuk
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences - Department of Economics
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wealth inequality

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Transfer Program Complexity and the Take Up of Social Benefits

NBER Working Paper No. w14301
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 08 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2021
Henrik Kleven and Wojciech Kopczuk
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD) and Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences - Department of Economics
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Norwegian and Us Policies Alleviate Business Vulnerability Due to the Covid-19 Shock Equally Well

NBER Working Paper No. w27637
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 10 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2021
School of Economics and Business, NMBU, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences - Department of Economics and Norwegian University of Life Sciences
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Born with a Silver Spoon? Danish Evidence on Wealth Inequality in Childhood

NBER Working Paper No. w22549
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 22 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2021
University of Copenhagen, Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences - Department of Economics and University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics
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Born with a Silver Spoon? Danish Evidence on Wealth Inequality in Childhood

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11490
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 06 Sep 2016
University of Copenhagen, Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences - Department of Economics and University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics
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early life outcomes, intergenerational mobility, Wealth Inequality

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Are Closely-Held Firms Tax Shelters?

NBER Working Paper No. w19609
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 09 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2021
Annette Alstadsæter, Wojciech Kopczuk and Kjetil Telle
School of Economics and Business, NMBU, Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences - Department of Economics and Statistics Norway - Research Department
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Accounting for Business Income in Measuring Top Income Shares: Integrated Accrual Approach Using Individual and Firm Data from Norway

NBER Working Paper No. w22888
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 05 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2021
School of Economics and Business, NMBU, WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management, Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences - Department of Economics and Statistics Norway - Research Department
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Do the Laws of Tax Incidence Hold? Point of Collection and the Pass-Through of State Diesel Taxes

NBER Working Paper No. w19410
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 06 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2014
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences - Department of Economics, University of California, Santa Cruz - Division of Social Sciences, University of California, Davis - Department of Economics, Harvard University and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
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The Role of Bequests in Shaping Wealth Inequality: Evidence from Danish Wealth Records

NBER Working Paper No. w21896
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 01 May 2021
University of Copenhagen, Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences - Department of Economics and University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics
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The Role of Bequests in Shaping Wealth Inequality: Evidence from Danish Wealth Records

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11059
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 27 Jan 2016
University of Copenhagen, Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences - Department of Economics and University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics
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bequests, intergenerational mobility, wealth, wealth inequality

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Incentive Effects of Inheritances and Optimal Estate Taxation

NBER Working Paper No. w18747
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 02 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2021
Wojciech Kopczuk
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences - Department of Economics
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Social Networks and Tax Avoidance: Evidence from a Well-Defined Norwegian Tax Shelter

NBER Working Paper No. w25191
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 29 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 02 May 2021
Annette Alstadsæter, Wojciech Kopczuk and Kjetil Telle
School of Economics and Business, NMBU, Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences - Department of Economics and Statistics Norway - Research Department
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Social Networks and Tax Avoidance: Evidence from a Well-Defined Norwegian Tax Shelter

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13251
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 22 Oct 2018
Annette Alstadsæter, Wojciech Kopczuk and Telle Kjetil
School of Economics and Business, NMBU, Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences - Department of Economics and Statistics Norway
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U.S. Capital Gains and Estate Taxation: A Status Report and Directions for a Reform

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11208
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 18 Apr 2016
Wojciech Kopczuk
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences - Department of Economics
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capital gains tax, Estate tax

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Redistribution When Avoidance Behavior is Heterogeneous

Posted: 17 Dec 2002
Wojciech Kopczuk
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences - Department of Economics

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Optimal income taxation, Tax avoidance, Tax administration