The federal tax reform blueprint developed by Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) and his colleagues in the majority in the House of Representatives combines lower tax rates for […]
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Many workers in care industries, such as health, education, and social services, are motivated by a genuine concern for those they tend to, creating what social scientists refer to as […]
What U.S. Labor Department appointee Puzder doesn’t know about the minimum wage and how labor markets work
When the U.S. Senate begins hearings on the appointment of Andrew Puzder—President Trump’s choice to head the Department of Labor—it is important to consider his qualifications for leading a federal […]
The two largest tax policies that promote homeownership in the United States under the current tax code are the Home Mortgage Interest Deduction and the Real Estate Tax Deduction. The […]
The limits of monetary policy during the Great Recession pushed fiscal policy back to the forefront of macroeconomic policy discussions in the United States. Yet empirical estimates of the effects […]
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 […]
The bottom half of the income distribution in the United States has been completely shut off from economic growth since the 1970s
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.
Equitable Growth’s executive director and chief economist Heather Boushey talks with Stefano Scarpetta, the Director of Employment, Labour and Social Affairs at the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development in Paris, about how high levels...