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State workforce and economic development interests naturally align. However, state-level collaboration between economic development and workforce development agencies and activities is not well understood. This paper explores opportunities for collaboration between state workforce and economic...

November 30, 2016
Lauren Eyster,
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The Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center’s (TPC) microsimulation model produces revenue and distributional estimates of the US federal tax system. This paper describes a reweighting procedure that allows the model to be used for analyzing taxes at the state level. We construct state weights such...

March 30, 2016
Surachai Khitatrakun, Gordon B. Mermin, Norton Francis
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The Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center’s (TPC) microsimulation model produces revenue and distributional estimates of the US federal tax system. This paper describes a reweighting procedure that allows the model to be used for analyzing taxes at the state level. We construct state weights such...

March 30, 2016
Surachai Khitatrakun, Gordon B. Mermin, Norton Francis
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Does the traditional rationale for taxing externalities also apply to internalities? Yes, if the goal is maximizing efficiency. Efficient taxes reflect any harms consumers overlook, whether to others or themselves. Yes with caution, if the goal also includes equity. Internality taxes fall most...

November 10, 2015
Donald Marron