The Tax Policy and the Economy series presents new research bearing on the economic effects of taxation on economic performance and analysis of the effects of potential tax reforms. Research results are presented in a timely and accessible fashion and will be of interest to tax practitioners and those involved in formulating tax policy.
James M. Poterba is Professor of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Partial contents: The Interindustry Effects of Carbon and Other Energy Taxes, Lawrence Goulder. Social Security Alternatives and the Intergenerational Distribution of Income, Laurence Kotlikoff. Corporate Tax Revenues Since the Reform of 1986, James Poterba. Taxation and Inequality: A Longitudinal Perspective, Joel Slemrod. Government Policy and Retirement Saving, David Wise.
About the Editor
James M. Poterba is Mitsui Professor in the Department of Economics at MIT. He has been Director of the NBER Public Economics Research Program since 1991 and has edited volumes 6-20 of Tax Policy and the Economy.