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Would Wealth Taxes Solve Wealth Inequality?
Democracies become oligarchies when wealth is too concentrated. So begins a letter by Berkeley economists Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman about presidential candidate Bernie Sanders’...
January 15, 2020
Effective Income Tax Rates Have Fallen For The Top One Percent Since World War II
For the individual income tax, effective tax rates — measured as federal income tax divided by adjusted gross income (AGI) —have fallen significantly over the...
January 6, 2020
"Let Me Tell You About The Very Rich. They Are Different From You And Me.”
F. Scott Fitzgerald wasn’t talking about the way they make their money, or the taxes they pay, but he could have been. According to a...
March 18, 2019
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