Tax Policy Center

Recession

State and Local Issues: TaxVox
There will be another recession. The only question is when.
November 11, 2016Norton Francis
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Until the Great Recession, state and local governments played a remarkably constant role through down business cycles. For four decades, when the economy turned sour,...
April 23, 2013Benjamin H. Harris
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Economic growth estimates released yesterday were not good news : the economy contracted in the fourth quarter for the first time since 2009, albeit by...
January 31, 2013Benjamin H. Harris
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Given Washington’s endless partisan nastiness—and thanks to some updated estimates by the Congressional Budget Office--it seems like a good time to revisit an old idea:...
September 1, 2011Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
There has been a lot of talk in Washington recently about “job-killing tax increases.” Raising taxes, the argument goes, would lead businesses to hire fewer...
July 15, 2011Roberton C. Williams