Salvatore Morelli

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Stone Center Senior Scholar
Director, The GC Wealth Project
The Graduate Center, CUNY

Salvatore Morelli is the director of The GC Wealth Project and a former visiting assistant professor at The Graduate Center, CUNY. He holds a DPhil in Economics from the University of Oxford and is also a research associate at the Center for Studies of Economics and Finance (CSEF) at the University of Naples Federico II.

His current research projects focus on the estimation of personal wealth concentration and its evolution over time. His research to date has also investigated the distributional effect of macroeconomic crises, with particular reference to top income groups; the empirical and theoretical foundations of the view that inequality may contribute to economic and financial instability; and the evolution and measurement of several dimensions of economic inequality over time for a series of countries.

Areas of Experise

Wealth Concentration

Tax Policy (Related to Wealth)

Featured Work

The GC Wealth Project is a multi-year collaboration to expand access to current research and information on wealth inequality.


Selected Work

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