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Hoover Daily Report by topic: Taxes

March 31, 2014 | EconLog

Please Advocate Your Special Interest Rather than Sticking up for Taxpayers

In response to something I wrote in January, I received a letter last week, postmarked January 30. Well played, U.S. Postal Service. It's like many I've received over the years when the writer doesn't like an article or blog post...
March 25, 2014 | EconLog

Michael Cannon's Cannon

Cato Institute's health economist Michael Cannon is the lead economist in a legal case that takes on the IRS. The Affordable Care Act (ACA), aka Obamacare, grants tax credits to low-income people who buy health insurance in state-run exchanges. There...
March 20, 2014 | Grumpy Economist

University Debt

February 27, 2014 | EconLog

David Friedman on the 97% Consensus on Global Warming

As David Friedman points out, it is hard for us who are not climate scientists to know what is true or false about global warming. But one thing we can sometimes do is check what various writers on climate science...
February 19, 2014 | EconLog

Krugman on Supply-Siders and Incentive Effects of Tax Cuts

Recently, I
January 29, 2014 | Econlib

Marginal Tax Rates: Singing Taxman to My Class

UPDATE BELOW: Often, when I teach my classes about marginal tax rates, I give them a little history about such rates. They're shocked when I tell them that the top U.S. federal marginal tax rate on individual income in the...
January 28, 2014 | Washington Post

Drugs vs. The Drug War: A Response to Michael Gerson

Conservatives worry about the consequences of drugs, but never the consequences of the drug war.
December 15, 2013 | Wall Street Journal

ObamaCare's Troubles Are Only Beginning

November 25, 2013 | Bloomberg View

Swiss Come to Their Senses on Soak-the-Rich Vote

Some of my best friends are very rich -- people with condos on Central Park West and tastefully refurbished palazzi in Italy. The puzzle: Why do so many of
September 16, 2013 | EconTalk

David Laidler on Money

David Laidler of the University of Western Ontario talks about money and monetary policy with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. Laidler sketches the monetarist approach to the Great Depression and the Great Recession. He defends the Federal Reserve's performance in...