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- The Transitional Costs of Sectoral Reallocation: Evidence From the Clean Air Act and the Workforce
- Top economists on whether we should tax capital income less than labor income
- Corporate Tax Reform: Is broadening the base and lowering the rate always a good idea?
- Apple, Avoidance, and Corporate Tax Incidence
- Valuing The Vote: Evidence from the Voting Rights Act of 1965
- Great Questions from Paul Krugman
- Do Higher Corporate Taxes Reduce Wages? Micro Evidence from Germany
- Local Economic Development, Agglomeration Economies and the Big Push: 100 Years of Evidence from the Tennessee Valley Authority
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Tag Archives: Obama
Jared Bernstein has a nice, but depressing chart on various revenue offers between Obama and Boehner.
The Case for Obama: Why He is a Great President. Yes, Great. I decided to support Barack Obama pretty early in the Democratic primary, around spring of 2007. But unlike so many of his supporters, I never experienced a kind … Continue reading
Romney won. Here’s why: 1. It’s hard to hit a moving target: When the President came ready to take on Romney’s $5 trillion tax plan, Romney simply changed his plan in real time. While this might make for good flip … Continue reading
A new op-ed from Carl Shaprio and Pascal Noel. When large, important parts of a modern economy fail, like the banks or the housing market, policy makers have a choice. They can do nothing and hope that the problems will … Continue reading
To understand the competing claims about job growth under Obama and Bush, you really need to look at these two graphs (from Paul Krugman) that separate private and public employment. Key Points Private sector job growth is much more impressive … Continue reading