Tax and Budget Bulletin

February 25, 2020
Tax and Budget Bulletin No. 86

Wealth and Taxes

Wealth inequality has become a heated political issue. Politicians claim that wealth concentration is rising and that people at the top are gaining at other people’s expense. This study examines problems with the measurement of wealth and discusses whether wealth inequality is an issue that public policy needs to address.

February 14, 2014
Tax and Budget Bulletin No. 69

How to Spend $3.9 Trillion

Official projections show huge federal budget deficits and ever rising debt in coming decades. Without reforms, the non‐​stop red ink will undermine economic growth and reduce living standards.