Gabriel Zucman

Assistant professor of economics

Gabriel Zucman is an assistant professor of economics at UC Berkeley who specializes in inequality, wealth and taxation. In his book, The Hidden Wealth of Nations, Zucman shows that about 8 percent of the world’s household financial wealth is held in offshore tax havens, mostly by very rich individuals. Since 2015, he has served as co-director of the World Wealth and Income Database, a database providing access to extensive data series on the world distribution of income and wealth.