The Prescription: Fiscal Policy for Today's Economy with Omri Marian
Our guest this week is University of California-Irvine law professor Omri Marian. He’ll discuss the provocative idea for a data tax. Could taxing firms that collect and monetize user data raise revenue and address the negative externalities of always-online modern life?
This interview is part of the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center series of online conversations on tax and fiscal policy in today’s economy. The discussions take place every other Thursday afternoon and feature varying perspectives on the historic economic challenges facing the United States and the world and the best ways to address them.