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Findings from a variety of studies and reports, and a paper in the Journal of Economic Perspectives, on the impact of tax havens on global financial market competition, as well as the dynamics of tax evasion.
Collection of recent academic studies and research papers on financial future of the United States Postal Service.
2011 study in Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health calculating that unintended pregnancies cost taxpayers as much as $12.6 billion a year in Medicaid costs and publicly funded child services.
2012 Congressional Research Service report on potential sweeping budget cuts in 2013 mandated under the Budget Control Act, should no deficit reduction deal be reached by legislators.
2013 literature review of academic studies that look at the minimum wage, its effects and policy implications.
2012 review of the research literature on U.S. lotteries and the types of people most likely to play.
2012 literature review of research and analysis on taxation theory and practice in the United States, including the Bush tax cuts, progressive taxation, consumption taxes, and taxes on higher-income households.
2012 paper from Cornell University on the disjunction between citizens who acknowledge accessing government social programs and the number who actually do.
2012 report from the federal government on the solvency and long-term forecasts of entitlement programs.
2012 projections of the Congressional Budget Office under different policy and fiscal scenarios.
2011 international study on the connection between progressive taxation its relationship to the happiness of citizens.
2011 U.S. government report on the ages of Social Security and Disability Insurance applicants over time.
2011 report by the Congressional Research Service on existing tax system and the “Buffett Rule.”
2011 government report on the state of Medicare funding and future solvency.
2011 report by the Congressional Research Service on the details of a shutdown and the impact of the last such event, in 1995-1996
2010 study in The American Economic Review on the direct consequences of shifts in tax policy since World War II.
2011 report from the Urban Land Institute and Ernst & Young on infrastructure in the U.S. and around the world, including current state of repair, initiatives in process, and ongoing challenges.
2010 report by the Office of Management and Budget on financial effects of government oversight of the economy.
2011 paper by the Research Institute of Industrial Economics on the observed correlations between the size of government and lowered economic growth rates
Range of reports, studies and working papers on the implications of the United States’ carrying a large public debt.