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- The Top 1 Percent in International and Historical Perspective
- 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
- The Top 1 Percent in International and Historical Perspective HT: @eoinmcguirk wp.me/p2otxR-mm 1 hour ago
- RT @MarkThoma: Equity Extraction and Mortgage Default - FRB Working Papers federalreserve.gov/pubs/feds/2013… 19 hours ago
- The Transitional Costs of Sectoral Reallocation: Evidence From the Clean Air Act and the Workforce wp.me/p2otxR-mj 1 day ago
- Top economists on whether we should tax capital income less than labor income wp.me/p2otxR-mh 1 day ago
- Corporate Tax Reform: Is broadening the base and lowering the rate always a good idea? wp.me/p2otxR-mf 1 day ago
Here’s a link. HT:@profsufi
After the forum that I posted about yesterday, there was a Q&A with Larry Summers. I asked him about the policy implications of living in a world of “Doers” and whether that should change how we think about pro-capital vs … Continue reading
Larry Summers on Economic Possibilities for Our Children – Robots, Inequality, & Government Spending
I came across the lecture Larry Summers gave on the future of the next generation in which he talks about the rise of robots, inequality, government spending and many other interesting issues. Very much worth watching. Here’s a summary of some … Continue reading
Brian Deese makes the case for the 2012 Revenue Deal
Wish we would see similar anger for the lack of emergency spending for the jobs crisis as well.