Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 24

Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 24

by Jeffrey R. Brown
     
 

ISBN-10: 0226076733

ISBN-13: 9780226076737

Pub. Date: 10/01/2010

Publisher: University of Chicago Press Journals

Tax Policy and the Economy publishes current academic research findings on taxation and government spending that have both immediate bearing on policy debates and longer-term interest. The papers in this volume range from topics as broad as the relative efficacy of tax cuts versus spending increases as a form of economic stimulus to a targeted analysis of

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Tax Policy and the Economy publishes current academic research findings on taxation and government spending that have both immediate bearing on policy debates and longer-term interest. The papers in this volume range from topics as broad as the relative efficacy of tax cuts versus spending increases as a form of economic stimulus to a targeted analysis of the Low Income Housing Tax Credit. Also included are two papers at that examine different aspects of policies designed to provide fiscal stimulus, as well as an examination of the effects of recent reforms in the Earned Income Tax Credit.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780226076737
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press Journals
Publication date:
10/01/2010
Series:
National Bureau of Economic Research Tax Policy and the Economy
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Introduction

Jeffrey R. Brown

1 Investment in Energy Infrastructure and the Tax Code

Gilbert E. Metcalf

2 Large Changes in Fiscal Policy: Taxes versus Spending

Alberto Alesina and Silvia Ardagna

3 Household Response to the 2008 Tax Rebate: Survey Evidence and Aggregate Implications

Claudia R. Sahm, Matthew D. Shapiro, and Joel Slemrod

4 Trends in the Level and Distribution of Income Support

Robert Moffitt and John Karl Scholz

5 The Effects of the Earned Income Tax Credit and Recent Reforms

Bruce D. Meyer

6 Tax Incentives for Affordable Housing: The Low Income Housing Tax Credit

Mihir Desai, Dhammika Dharmapala, and Monica Singhai

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