Depending whom you ask, America’s debt is either a national crisis or a clever way the world’s richest country takes advantage of its global economic dominance. We explain.
A new study suggests Americans are less likely to support a tax on the wealthy after seeing a poor person in an affluent setting.
Financial incentives aimed at drawing film production firms to certain states produce mixed results when it comes to job creation, according to this recent study.
Environmental regulations can hurt, but also create jobs, our newest research review finds. It depends on the health of the economy and the type of industry.
A working paper suggests tax hikes targeting the wealthiest 1 percent did not stop their income growth and helped the economy overall.
2016 study in the
American Economic Review estimates how legalizing marijuana nationally would impact tax returns and consumption.
2016 study in
Public Finance Review that tries to gauge the public’s interest in new sources of revenue to fund road construction and maintenance.
2016 study in
Health Affairs that looks at the effectiveness of Medicaid programs in getting enrollees, who are twice as likely to smoke as the general population, to stop using tobacco.
The April 2016 release of a vast trove of files on the offshore financial dealings of politicians, businesses and public figures has raised questions over the widespread use of offshore banking to avoid taxes and evade financial oversight. The cache of 11.5 million records known as “The Panama Papers”—which the Guardian has called “the biggest data
2016 report from the Congressional Research Service that outlines the key components of the Trans-Pacific Partnership.