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The U.S. system of corporate taxation is in desperate need of reform. Observers note that both the high statutory rate (35 percent) and the purported “worldwide” nature of our system place the U.S. system out...
Overview Many workers in the United States are at the mercy of unpredictable scheduling practices, often facilitated by new technologies where computer algorithms create employee schedules based on projected consumer […]
Fifty years after the arrival of the contemporary women’s movement on the national stage, the U.S. workforce and the U.S. economy are the beneficiaries of the enormous strides in gender […]
The employment consequences of increasing the minimum wage in the United States continue to be a major subject of debate, but how researchers choose to estimate the effects of raising […]
Taxing capital is a key way to maintain and increase the progressivity in the U.S. tax system and raise the revenue needed to support government activities and investments that in turn will help ensure strong...
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Concerns about business consolidation and increasing market power has increasingly entered the U.S. policy conversation. New research looks at how mergers and acquisitions affected productivity and market power in the manufacturing sector from 1998 to...
Simon Wren-Lewis: Neoliberalism and Austerity: “Austerity could [not] have happened on the scale that it did without this dominance of this neoliberal ethos… Paul Krugman: Debt, Diversion, Distraction: “There was […]
Must-Read: Ricardo J. Caballero and Alp Simsek: A Model of Fickle Capital Flows and Retrenchment: Global Liquidity Creation and Reach for Safety and Yield
Must-Read: Ricardo J. Caballero and Alp Simsek: A Model of Fickle Capital Flows and Retrenchment: Global Liquidity Creation and Reach for Safety and Yield: “Gross capital flows are very large […]
Must-Read: Izabella Kaminska: The Robot Revolution May Be Exaggerated: “UBS is back… 34-page[s]… re-shoring and automation trend much touted by tech utopians as the silver lining to the [globalization] reversal […]