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C. Eugene Steuerle

Institute Fellow and Richard B. Fisher Chair

I love working on public finance issues and seeing their endless application to so many budget, tax, spending, and charitable issues that go well beyond what can be found in any textbook. I am drawn to Urban because in my view, it leads the nation in so many areas of research—combining its talents for evaluating a broad spectrum of public policy issues, gathering and using related data from a range of sources, and integrating research across disparate program areas; and all the while maintaining a truly nonpartisan approach to analysis, a deep culture of respect for each member of the organization, and a strong commitment to serve the public through its work.

Research report

Congress must be careful in deciding whether or not to subject stock options to Social Security and unemployment tax. There is certainly a case to be made for not doing so, but Congress could find itself in the funny position of offering special employment tax treatment to employees who have...

August 5, 2002
C. Eugene Steuerle
Research report

This article examines when it is appropriate to adjust expected returns upward.

July 19, 2002
C. Eugene Steuerle
Research report

It seems to be that everywhere you turn, strong viewpoints on the opposite side of any given issue are garnering attention at the sake of objective, factual reporting. Truth sometimes is represented by a strong view only on one side of an issue, and in many cases truth can be found by balancing...

July 3, 2002
C. Eugene Steuerle
Testimony

Urban Institute Senior Fellow, C. Eugene Steuerle, testifies before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on the Budget, making recommendations on the Trustees Report on Social Security.

June 19, 2002
C. Eugene Steuerle
Research report

In this third part of the series, we look at the conservatives' approach to the tax expenditure budget.

June 14, 2002
C. Eugene Steuerle
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This paper focuses on how the tax expenditure debate has evolved over the years.

June 10, 2002
C. Eugene Steuerle
Brief

The Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001 (EGTRRA) generally reduces marriage penalties for head of household filers marrying single filers, with combined incomes up to $80,000. The law's relevant marriage penalty provisions in order of effect are (1) the refundable, doubled...

May 30, 2002
Adam CarassoC. Eugene Steuerle
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This brief looks at tax shelters and tax arbitrage, and how they are similar to and different from 1980s tax shelters.

May 20, 2002
C. Eugene Steuerle
Research report

When policy makers decide that they are going to grant a temporary write-off for new capital investments, they essentially conclude that its macroeconomic advantages exceed other alternatives. However, incentive effects apply more powerfully to established or old business than to new business...

April 29, 2002
C. Eugene Steuerle

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