Fiscal Cliff Policy Links

Credit: Washington Post

Since Corporate Taxes are on the table and extended unemployment insurance is set to expire, here are some relevant links:

  1. Corporate Taxes: Is broadening the base to lower the rate a good idea?
  2. A Modern Corporate Tax
  3. Raj Chetty on unemployment insurance & long-term unemployment
  4. Jesse Rothstein on Unemployment Insurance and Job Search in the Great Recession

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I'm an Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a Faculty Research Fellow at National Bureau of Economic Research. You can follow me on twitter @omzidar.
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3 Responses to Fiscal Cliff Policy Links

  1. Marvin says:

    Nice link to Raj’s discussion of unemployment insurance. The laser-like focus on the marginal tax effects (a la Dr. Mulligan: can actually get in the way of asking if it is indeed these tax effects that are driving observed behavior (in the sense of being the dominant driver of the variation). A glance at the summary of his book (linked in the article) reveals the … let’s call it counterintuitive … conclusions that may result.

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  3. Aw, this was a very nice post. Finding the time and actual effort to create a top notch article…
    but what can I say… I procrastinate a lot and don’t manage to get anything done.

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