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Mitra discusses the state of India's economy in Economic Times

October 31, 2019

"The economy’s temporary problems can easily become more permanent unless both long-term and short-term measures are taken simultaneously," says Devashish Mitra, Gerald B. and Daphna Cramer Professor of Global Affairs.

See related: Economic Policy, India

Mary Daly’s Crooked Path

June 1, 2019
From family-life struggles in her teens that nearly doomed her career, to a pinnacle of American economic thinking, San Francisco Fed president Mary Daly discusses finding her “North Star” and the inequalities that afflict the American economy.

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Van Slyke Comments on Trump's Infrastructure Plan in CityLab

January 31, 2018
David Van Slyke, Louis A. Bantle Chair in Business and Government Policy, was quoted in the CityLab article, "So Much for That Bipartisan Infrastructure Plan." 

Burman analysis of House GOP tax plan in Columbia Journal of Tax Law

April 25, 2017

"An Analysis of the House GOP Tax Plan," co-authored by Len Burman, Paul Volcker Chair in Behavioral Economics, examines the House GOP tax reform blueprint, which would significantly reduce marginal tax rates, increase standard deduction amounts, repeal personal exemptions and most itemized deductions, and convert business taxation into a destination-based cash flow consumption tax.

See related: Taxation, United States

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