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Tax Policy and the Economy , Volume 3

Tax policy debates, generated by one of the most sweeping reforms of the federal income tax system since its inception, are certain to continue for years to come, providing a fertile field for economic research. This book is the third in a series of annual publications on tax policy and the economy initiated by the National Bureau of Economic Research and designed to convey research results in a way that is accessible to a wide body of lawyers, policymakers, and businesspeople involved in formulating tax policy.

Volume 3 includes contributions by Douglas Bernaheim on the incentive effects of the corporate alternative minimum tax; James Poterba on venture capital and capital gains taxation; Daniel Feenberg and Jonathan Skinner on IRA saving; and by Martin Feldstein and Douglas Elmendorf and Lawrence Summers.

Lawrence H. Summers is Professor of Economics at Harvard University and Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research.

Author: Henry A. Kissinger; Lawrence H. Summers; Charles A. Kupchan;

Binding: Hardcover

EAN: 9780262192798

Manufacturer: The MIT Press

Number of items: 1

Number of pages: 127

Product group: Book

Studio: The MIT Press

Publication Date: 1989-05-03

Publisher: The MIT Press

Pages: 127

ISBN: 0262192799

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Lawrence Summers
Lawrence H. Summers is the Charles W. Eliot University Professor and President Emeritus at Harvard University. He served as the 71st Secretary of the Treasury for President Clinton and the Director of the National Economic Council for President Obama.