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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. 

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?"

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. 

Reeher discusses Trump's legacies in The Hill

January 21, 2021
Professor Grant Reeher says that, in terms of policy, one of former President Donald Trump’s most enduring legacies could be the tax cuts he enacted in 2017. 

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