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Hou paper wins joint best research award

Yilin Hou, professor of public administration and international affairs, won a joint best research award from the Deng Ziji Foundation and the Journal of Trade and Finance Economics in China for a co-authored paper published in the journal. The paper provides evidence to advocate for a broad-base property tax in order to capture the capitalized value arising from improved public services.

August 22, 2019

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Lovely discusses impact of Trump's new tariffs in CNN op-ed

"This new bundle of taxes falls heavily on final goods, such as clothing, shoes, household goods and baby products. If the tariffs start on September 1, as suggested by the president's tweet, shoppers will see the impact immediately, as they begin their back-to-school shopping," writes Professor of Economics Mary Lovely. 

August 6, 2019

Reeher quoted in Press-Republican article on NY, Trump's tax returns

Grant Reeher, professor of political science and director of the Campbell Public Affairs Institute, says that Governor Cuomo's signing of new legislation that allows Congressional committees to acquire President Trump's New York tax filings "represents a new escalation in the level of political polarization that we're seeing."

July 11, 2019

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

"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.

April 25, 2017

See related: Taxation, United States

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

Jim Nunns, Leonard E. Burman, Ben Page, Jeff Rohaly & Joe Rosenberg
September 15, 2016

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Burman study on taxation of Social Security benefits published in National Tax Journal

Leonard E. Burman, Norma B. Coe, Kevin Pierce & Liu Tian
May 31, 2014

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