Other Policy Issues

Includes civil service issues, government redesign, price of government, and a host of other topics which are intimately connected to tax and fiscal policy debates.

December 14, 2017

Greatest Research Hits of 2017

From tax reform to minimum wage laws to the optimal taxation of pot, our look back on the year that was in tax and fiscal policy research.  Plus, our inaugural “Fiscal Raspberry Award” recognizing jaw-dropping awfulness in the study of fiscal policy.

October 23, 2017

The Economic and Fiscal Consequences of Immigration

Annual meeting luncheon speaker Kim Rueben of the Urban Brookings Tax Policy Center exposed the realities and myths surrounding this politically charged topic.  From the September-October 2017 edition of Fiscal Focus.

August 16, 2017

The Other Issue Surrounding a $15 Minimum Wage

The interactive effects of increased wages and reduced eligibility for income support programs is chock full of under-recognized consequences.