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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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Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle reveals key issues ignored by the press in the current legislative debates over adjusting the Consumer Price Index.

December 30, 1996
C. Eugene Steuerle
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Because Social Security spends tax collections almost immediately, rather than putting them aside to fund future retirement costs, it is believed by many to reduce net national saving at a time when other private and public saving are considered too low. This low savings rate coincides with a...

December 23, 1996
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Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle explains how raising the rate of contribution to private accounts by a significant amount, without a substantial increase in mandates or taxes might help clarify the Social Security privatization debate.

December 16, 1996
C. Eugene Steuerle
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Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle comments on Social Security privatization options, noting that none say much of anything about the current private pension system, its advantages and limitations, nor about the ways that new, mandated, private accounts would be integrated with private accounts...

December 9, 1996
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Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle discusses the history of tax revenues in the 20th century.

July 22, 1996
C. Eugene Steuerle
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Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle examines the pros and cons of flat taxes and flat grants in tax and expenditure policies.

July 1, 1996
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Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle explains that while tax reform might entail useful simplification of the tax code and the removal of many special tax breaks, it also appeals to many because of the low rate contained in a number of flat tax proposals. The size of the tax rate, however, has only a...

February 22, 1996
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Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle examines the goals of tax reformers.

October 11, 1995
C. Eugene Steuerle
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Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle offers a partial guide for thinking about tax reform.

October 3, 1995
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