Research Report The Status Report: Obama and the Tax System
William G. Gale, Benjamin H. Harris
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William Gale and Benjamin Harris give the president a B, noting their approval of the administration's aggressive use of tax and fiscal policy in pursuing the paramount goal of saving the economy-but also concern about the resulting lack of progress in efforts to reform the tax and fiscal system.
Research Areas Economic mobility and inequality Taxes and budgets
Tags Fiscal policy Federal budget and economy Campaigns, proposals, and reforms Federal tax issues and reform proposals
Policy Centers Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center