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Every parent hopes that their children will have a better standard of living than their own: it is a defining feature of the American Dream. Yet this opportunity is fading […]
Taking a closer look at the Child Tax Credit, the second-largest provision in the U.S. tax code (after the Earned Income Tax Credit) benefiting families with children.
New analysis by Emmanuel Saez looks at the effects of the 2013 federal income tax increase on the behavior of top income earners.
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The Washington Center for Equitable Growth is proud to introduce Delivering equitable growth: strategies for the next Administration. This series of essays serves as a guide to the two presidential […]
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Should-Read: Walt Mossberg: Lousy ads are ruining the online experience: “I left the Journal in 2013 and co-founded Recode… …About a week after our launch, I was seated at a […]
According to a new study, low-earning individuals, men, and workers in construction and manufacturing are more at risk during a recession.
Nicholas Bagley: Patching Obamacare at the State Level: “If Congress zeroes out the individual mandate—and my hunch is that it will—it’s game over for the exchanges… Xavier Jaravel: The Unequal […]
Must-Read: Talking Points! Michael Klein, Edward Schumacher-Matos, and Miriam Wasserman: Econofact: About: “EconoFact is… to bring key facts and incisive analysis to the national debate on economic and social policies… […]
Should-Read: Robert Allen (2004): Progress and Poverty in Early Modern Europe: “At the end of the middle ages, the urban, manufacturing core of Europe was on the Mediterranean with an […]