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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.

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
Research report

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
Research report

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
Research report

This brief considers focuses on the ending of temporary investment incentives.

April 15, 2002
C. Eugene Steuerle
Research report

Should policymakers use capital expense deductions to help stabilize the economy?

March 29, 2002
C. Eugene Steuerle
Research report

In the early 1970s, a Democratic Congress and a Republican President (Nixon) became concerned about the lack of pension funding, vesting, and coverage for most Americans. They decided to do something about it. This president and Congress, I believe, are not less qualified or less concerned with...

March 11, 2002
C. Eugene Steuerle

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