TRISP develops structural household life-cycle models in macroeconomic environments to evaluate the effects of inequality in income, wealth, hours worked and consumption on welfare, and to quantitatively decompose the trends in inequality into their various sources. We then use these models to evaluate the impact of fiscal and monetary policies on inequality and to characterize welfare improving policies.
CountriesGermany, Sweden, United Kingdom, USA
Should Germany have built a new wall? Macroeconomic lessons from the 2015-18 refugee waveAlexander Ludwig, Christopher Busch, Dirk Krueger, Irina Popova, Zainab Iftikhar | Journal Article
The Lost Ones: The Opportunities and Outcomes of Non-College-Educated Americans Born in the 1960sFang Yang, Margherita Borella, Mariacristina De Nardi | Working Paper
Long-term changes in married couples’ labor supply and taxes: Evidence from the US and Europe since the 1980sAlexander Bick, Bettina Brüggemann, Hannah Paule-Paludkiewicz, Nicola Fuchs-Schündeln | Journal Article
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Germany: Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Federal Ministry of Family Affairs, Senior Citizens,
Women and Youth, Federal Ministry of Finance, Federal Ministry of Economics, State of Hessen Ministry of Economics.
USA: International Monetary Fund, World Bank.
United Kingdom: Department of Work and Pensions
Netherlands: Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment