Joseph J. Thorndike is director of the Tax History Project at Tax Analysts, a visiting scholar in history at the University of Virginia, and a fellow of the George W. Bush Institute. He also teaches tax policy at the Northwestern University School of Law. Thorndike is a regular columnist for Tax Notes magazine and has also written for the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, Bloomberg, Time.com, the Huffington Post, and various academic journals. He is the author, with Steven A. Bank and Kirk J. Stark, of War and Taxes (Urban Institute Press, 2008) and the editor, with Dennis J. Ventry Jr., of Tax Justice: The Ongoing Debate (Urban Institute Press, 2002).
Their Fair Share: Taxing the Rich in the Age of FDR, by Joseph J. Thorndike, is available from the Urban Institute Press in paperback (ISBN 978-0-87766-771-1, 6" x 9", 362 pages, $29.50) and eBook (ISBN 978-0-87766-782-7, $14.99).