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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 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
C. Eugene Steuerle
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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
C. Eugene Steuerle
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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
C. Eugene Steuerle
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Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle busts myths around the flat tax and progressivity.

August 16, 1995
C. Eugene Steuerle
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Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle examines the popularity of the Earned Income Tax Credit and its expansion, and warns that policymakers need to be modest in their expectations of it.

July 3, 1995
C. Eugene Steuerle
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Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle examines principal sources of concern about the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) regarding the credit's impact on work effort and the extent of noncompliance. His conclusions: (1) All transfers and taxes distort some choices, and the EITC is no exception. The EITC...

June 26, 1995
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Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle takes a look at how the Earned Income Tax Credit is meeting its policy goals.

June 19, 1995
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