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Tax and Spending Issues

The U.S. Corporate Income Tax: A Primer for U.S. Policymakers

There is no need to tax corporate income differently from other income...

Federal Liabilities: 2015 Update

Together the official liabilities of Social Security and Medicare benefits to be received by current retirees total $37.8 trillion...

Can a Research and Development Tax Credit be Properly Designed for Economic Efficiency?

Losses owing to rent-seeking and policy uncertainty undermine the R&D tax credit...

Cost of Police Misconduct Soars in Big U.S. Cities

Data shows rising payouts for police-misconduct settlements and court judgments...

Political Incentives Harm Transportation Funding

Political agendas for transportation funding are leading to dangerous inefficiencies...

The Success of SNAP (Food Stamps) and the Desirability of Taxing Food

The non-taxability of SNAP benefits reduces the regressivity of the sales tax in states that tax food...

Uncertainty and the Geography of the Great Recession

Researchers find evidence for a causal role for uncertainty in increasing unemployment...

Nominal Income and Real Income Vary By State

What is the real value of $100 in each state?...

The Effect of Succession Taxes on the Family Business

Succession taxes lead to a more than 40 percent decline in investment around family succession…

Highway Trust Fund Basics: A Primer on Federal Surface Transportation Spending

The Highway Trust Fund is nearly insolvent...


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