I'm an Economics Ph.D. student at UC Berkeley focusing on public finance topics at the intersection of labor economics and macroeconomics. You can follow me on twitter @omzidar.
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Tag Archives: Laura Tyson
This column by Laura Tyson is worth reading: In late 2008, the United States economy was caught in the midst of what proved to be its longest and deepest recession since the end of World War II. Frightened by steep … Continue reading
There has been a lot of discussion today on Reinhart and Rogoff’s work on Debt to GDP & future economic growth (see Mike Konczal, Krugman, CEPR, Brad Plumer, and the original critique from Herden, Ash, Pollin), so I wanted to highlight some … Continue reading
Here’s a presentation that Brad Delong and Laura Tyson are giving at the IMF’s Fiscal Forum today. I helped put them put it together and make some of these graphs. Well worth checking out.
Laura Tyson has a piece today on the slow pace of the recovery: Since 2010, annual growth of gross domestic product has averaged about 2.1 percent. This is less than half the average pace of recoveries from previous recessions in … Continue reading
Throughout the campaign and through the fiscal cliff discussions, Republicans have consistently espoused the idea that modestly raising top marginal rates will destroy job creation. For instance, here is Sen Lindsey Gram from ABC’s “This Week”, “[T]o avoid becoming Greece, … Continue reading
In the NYTimes this morning, Steven Rattner joined a number of others (e.g. Laura Tyson) in calling for higher dividend tax rates. There are three main views on the efficiency costs of dividend taxation: Old View: The old view (Poterba … Continue reading
Mark Thoma summarized my recent NYTimes Economix piece with Laura Tyson nicely: Tax Cuts for Job Creators, by Laura D’Andrea Tyson and Owen Zidar, Commentary, NY Times: The centerpiece of Mitt Romney’s tax plan is an across-the-board 20 percent cut … Continue reading