Tag Archives: Math

Gender & Math Test Score Gaps

Glenn Ellison and Ashley Swanson provide evidence that suggests that math score gender gaps are highly related to environmental factors. High scoring men are very geographically disperse, yet high-scoring women are highly concentrated at certain schools. Here’s how they put it … Continue reading

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The White House on “Limiting Deductions: The Reality of the Math”

Here’s Jason Furman and Gene Sperling: In his Budget, the President proposes to raise $1.56 trillion in revenue from high-income households, including $1 trillion from the expiration of the Bush high-income and estate tax cuts and additional revenue from limiting tax … Continue reading

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Romney’s tax plan: You still can’t drive cross country in 15 hours without speeding

Bill Gale devised an awesome analogy for the Romney middle class tax increase debate: Suppose Governor Romney said that he wants to drive a car from Boston to Los Angeles in 15 hours. And suppose some analysts employed tools of … Continue reading

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Is Romney’s plan mathematically possible? Feldstein vs Tax Policy Center

Marty Feldstein has a 8/28 WSJ oped on the Romney tax plan in which he argues the Tax Policy Center‘s numbers are off and that Romney’s plan is mathematically possible. From a quick look, here are 3 reasons why they come to different conclusions: … Continue reading

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Romney’s economic plan is “mathematically impossible”

Ezra has a great article on one of the most important and substantive issues of the 2012 campaign

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