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Hardcover | Out of Print | 223 pp. | 5.8 x 8.9 in | May 1997 | ISBN: 9780262161671
Paperback | Out of Print | 223 pp. | 5.8 x 8.9 in | May 1997 | ISBN: 9780262661041
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Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 11


This series presents recent research on the effects of taxation on economic performance and analyses of the effects of potential tax reforms. The research results appear in a form that is accessible to tax practitioners and policymakers. Topics in this volume include an evaluation of Medicaid in the 1980s, medical savings accounts, comparative tax burdens under the existing income tax and a national retail sales tax, implications of a broad-based consumption tax, and mandated community-rated health insurance.

David Bradford, Matthew Eichner, Daniel Feenberg, William Gentry, Jonathan Gruber, R. Glenn Hubbard, Mark McClellan, Andrew Mitrusi, James Poterba, 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.