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Assessment Frequency and Equity of the Property Tax: Latest Evidence from Philadelphia

Yilin Hou, Lei Ding, David J. Schwegman, Alaina G. Barca

"Assessment frequency and equity of the property tax: Latest evidence from Philadelphia," co-authored by Yilin Hou, professor of public administration and international affairs, was published in the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management.

November 30, 2023

See related: Taxation, United States

Returns to Scale in Property Assessment: Evidence from NYS’s Small Localities Coordination Program

Yusun Kim, Yilin Hou, John Yinger

"Returns to Scale in Property Assessment: Evidence from New York State’s Small Localities Coordination Program," co-authored by Maxwell professors Yilin Hou and John Yinger, was published in the National Tax Journal.

April 5, 2023

Hamersma, Purser Quoted in ProPublica Article on the Work Opportunity Tax Credit, Temp Workers

Maxwell professors Sarah Hamersma and Gretchen Purser were interviewed for the ProPublica article, "A Tax Credit Was Meant to Help Marginalized Workers Get Permanent Jobs. Instead It’s Subsidizing Temp Work."

August 24, 2022

See related: Labor, Taxation, United States

Mihm Speaks to FedScoop About IRS Taxpayer Experience Office

Chris Mihm, adjunct professor of public administration and international affairs, spoke with FedScoop about the IRS opening a new taxpayer experience office.

March 21, 2022

See related: Federal, Taxation, United States

Faricy weighs in on Democrat's proposed tax strategy in Wall Street Journal

A lot of Democratic voters have low trust in government,” says Christopher Faricy, associate professor of political science. "You have to tie it to something that is popular, that you can sell to people that will be an improvement in their day-to-day lives." Read more in the Wall Street Journal article, "Democrats Focus on Turning Tax Talk Into Action." 
July 8, 2021

Michelmore featured in WAER article on changes to Child Tax Credit

Katherine Michelmore, associate professor of public administration and international affairs, was featured in the WAER article, "Could New Child Tax Credit End Poverty for Many US Children? SU Expert on Impact." 
July 6, 2021

Faricy quoted in MarketWatch article on Child Tax Credit payouts

Christopher Faricy was quoted in the article, "Monthly payments of up to $300 per child are starting for most families — and could keep coming for years."
June 1, 2021

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

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

Faricy cited in NY Times article on state and local tax deduction debate

Christopher Faricy's book "Welfare for the Wealthy: Parties, Social Spending, and Inequality in the United States" (Cambridge University Press, 2015) was cited in the New York Times article, "Why a $10,000 Tax Deduction Could Hold Up Trillions in Stimulus Funds." 
May 4, 2021

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