Edward Wolff received his Ph.D. from Yale University in 1974 and has been professor of economics at New York University since then. He is also a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He also served as Managing Editor of the Review of Income and Wealth (1987-2004) and was a Senior Scholar at the Levy Economics Institute (1999-2011), a Visiting Scholar at the Russell Sage Foundation (2003-04), President of the Eastern Economics Association (2002-2003), and a council member of the International Association for Research in Income and Wealth (1987-2012). His principal research area is wealth distribution. His latest book is A Century of Wealth in America (2017).