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Econometrics, 6th Edition

June 21, 2021

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Faricy explains popularity of US's complex tax code in Fortune

May 26, 2021
Read more about why these incentives are so popular in the article, "America’s messy tax code is actually quite popular," published in Fortune. 

Burman piece on Biden's capital gains tax proposal published in Forbes

April 30, 2021
 "This [proposal] is a significant reform that would close loopholes that fuel inefficient tax sheltering and make the income tax more progressive, and help pay for some of Biden’s domestic policy wish list," writes Leonard Burman, Paul Volcker Chair in Behavioral Economics. 

Burman comments on rising national debt in Christian Science Monitor

April 8, 2021
 "Investing in better roads, bridges, dams, electrical infrastructure, all of that stuff, clearly, those investments pay returns over a long period of time," says Leonard Burman, Paul Volcker Chair in Behavioral Economics. "Investing in better education, if you can do it, pays returns over the course of decades."

Sultana talks to MIT Technology Review about what progress means

February 25, 2021
Farhana Sultana, associate professor of geography and the environment, was interviewed for the MIT Technology Review article, "What does progress mean to you?"

Lovely quoted in Politico article on impact of Trump's trade policy

February 8, 2021
"The Trump administration never had a feasible plan for reducing the trade deficit," explains Professor Mary Lovely.

Popp talks to CNN, Washington Examiner about effects of Obama's Recovery Act

February 2, 2021
Professor David Popp talks to CNN, Washington Examiner about effects of Obama's Recovery Act.

Popp weighs in on Biden's climate directives in New York Times

January 28, 2021
David Popp, Caroline Rapking Faculty Scholar in Public Administration and Policy and co-author of a 2020 paper on the employment effects of the Obama-era spending on green job creation, discounted the notion of creating one million new auto manufacturing jobs. 

McDowell examines the yuan's potential to challenge the dollar in World Politics Review

January 22, 2021
In his latest piece, "Dollar Doomsayers Are Wrong—Again," published in World Politics Review, Associate Professor of Political Science Daniel McDowell explains why the Chinese yuan does not pose a threat to the dollar's reserve currency status.

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