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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 examines what he finds may be the most remarkable changes in government fiscal policy in this century: the growth in relative power and revenues of state governments.

October 19, 1998
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Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle examines the merits of a tax bill. He finds that if the procedure followed in drafting this bill would set a standard for the future tax legislation, there is some hope that we will soon see the end to the legislative tendency to add ever increasing levels of...

October 12, 1998
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Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle offers some suggestions for reinforcing government institutions in a time of current scandal and half-truths.

September 7, 1998
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Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle examines the possible implications of easy public access to the information returns provided by nonprofit organizations to the Internal Revenue Service.

August 17, 1998
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Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle discusses what the future might hold for nonprofit organizations as technological advances make their financial records public.

August 10, 1998
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Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle suggests what ought to be done with expected surpluses, given the unlikelihood of a tax cut during the fiscal year in which he writes.

August 3, 1998
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Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle lays out the complexity of the variety of pension plans offered by policymakers.

July 29, 1998
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Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle examines the "gray area" in tax laws--he concludes that the law requires objective standards even when it is approximating subjective goals. Sometimes there are true dilemmas, so that any choice will raise some costs that we would just as soon avoid. An honest...

July 27, 1998
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The debate over Social Security reform is awash with numbers on changes in tax rates, benefit reductions, and saving patterns required to bring the system into balance for the long run. In this article, Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle skips around the more elaborate calculations and presents the...

April 20, 1998
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