Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 18

From Tax Policy and the Economy

Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 18

Edited by James M. Poterba




This NBER series presents current academic research in the areas of taxation and government spending. The papers included provide important background information for policy analysis without making specific policy recommendations.Volume 18 continues the series tradition of addressing issues that are relevant to current policy debates as well as to questions of longer-term interest, covering topics that include the tax treatment of assets saved for higher education expenses, the measurement of depreciation allowances, and the mortgage interest subsidy.


Out of Print ISBN: 9780262162265 216 pp. | 6 in x 9 in


Out of Print ISBN: 9780262661843 216 pp. | 6 in x 9 in


James M. Poterba

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.