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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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In this essay, as part of a series on tax justice, Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle compares the importance of progressivity with the need for individual equity.

December 13, 1999
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In this essay, as part of a series on tax justice, Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle discusses the importance of both horizontal and vertical equity.

December 6, 1999
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In this essay, as part of a series on tax justice, Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle discusses the primary importance of equity in the tax system.

November 22, 1999
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Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle explores the issue of planning in governmental affairs, arguing that of late, the political debate is mainly over who will do the planning, not whether the planning itself is excessive.

November 15, 1999
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In this essay by Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle, he argues that with more discretionary policy, long-term estimates would be less necessary and less influential on the policy process. He concludes that the current entitlement government dodges periodic review of programs, bypasses the...

October 25, 1999
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Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle argues that by hiding the ways in which income avoids taxation, one might end up supporting a less efficient tax system, larger government, and higher tax rates.

October 18, 1999
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Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle examines the relationship between good tax policy, deficits, and surpluses in this essay, drawing implications to current policy development.

October 11, 1999
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In this essay, Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle argues that the IRS's current reorganizational efforts may be successful in a lot of ways, but they will be inadequate if the it does not figure out how to better assess the programs under its charge.

September 27, 1999
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In this essay, Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle discusses his main concern with the IRS -- the fact that it is not organized according to the programs it administers as much as by tax returns.

September 20, 1999
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