Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 19

From Tax Policy and the Economy

Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 19

Edited by James M. Poterba

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Summary

This NBER series presents current academic research findings in the areas of taxation and government spending. The papers included provide important background information for policy analysts in government and the private sector without making specific policy recommendations. The papers in Volume 19 address issues relevant to current policy debates as well as questions that are of longer-term interest. Topics include a comparison of federal, state, and local pre-kindergarten educational programs, the cost-effectiveness of different health insurance reform proposals, economic growth in countries with low marginal corporate income tax rates, the disparity between corporate income as reported to investors and as calculated for corporate tax liability, and the relationship between pyramidal structures and the taxation of intercorporate dividends.

Hardcover

Out of Print ISBN: 9780262162364 196 pp. | 6 in x 9 in

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$25.00 X | £20.00 ISBN: 9780262661942 196 pp. | 6 in x 9 in

Editors

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.