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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.

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This article offers an assessment of how well Social Security takes care of the poor.

December 23, 2000
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Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle describes some concerns with social tax expenditures: they almost always violate principles of budget and tax policy; they lack transparency; the IRS lacks the infrastructure to monitor such expenditures, and they often result in unnecessary complication and...

December 18, 2000
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Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle examines whats right about using the tax code for expenditure, social, and budget policies.

December 11, 2000
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Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle makes the case for addressing the retirement of the baby boomers in economic policy sooner, rather than later. Delay, he argues, reduces the chances of long-term structural reform, makes large tax increases almost unavoidable, puts the oldest and most vulnerable of...

November 27, 2000
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Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle describes the forces for private pension reform.

October 23, 2000
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Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle offers retiring Senator Moynihan a suggestion for one last bill to propose: a simple requirement that the poor and middle class should pay no higher tax rate on their next dollar of income earned than do the rich. If they do, then tax and expenditure authorities...

October 16, 2000
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In this essay, Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle argues that it is in developing--or failing to develop--tax, accounting, and legal institutions that a significant part of the economic and democratic fate of Russia, China, and much of the rest of the second and third world rests. The corollary is...

October 9, 2000
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Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle offers his take on upcoming challenges facing the House Ways and Means and Senate Finance Committees after the 2000 election.

September 11, 2000
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Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle examines how the nation turned from a period of significant fiscal slack to one in which concern over deficits ruled federal policymaking for more than two decades, and why presidential candidates today feel so constrained from proposing major policy shifts despite...

August 28, 2000
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