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Hoover Digest articles by W. Kurt Hauser

October 12, 2008

Hauser’s Law

Federal tax revenue and marginal tax rates, 1950-2007

Soak the rich? You can’t. A vital observation, first noted by former Hoover board chairman W. Kurt Hauser, banished this bit of wishful thinking. By David Ranson.

July 30, 2002

Beyond Repair

The present tax system is beyond repair. It is impossibly complex, outrageously expensive, overly intrusive, economically destructive, and manifestly unfair. Hoover overseer W. Kurt Hauser offers a solution—junk it.

April 30, 1996

Why Our Tax System is Good for Government But Bad for People

The federal tax code does a good job of redistributing income and rewarding special interest groups. It does a lousy job of promoting economic growth. Vice Chairman of the Hoover Institution Board of Overseers W. Kurt Hauser explains why.

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