Topic: Robert Hall
There are good reasons for a simpler tax system, as found in the flat-tax plans of GOP hopefuls Perry, Gingrich, and Cain. But they need to be made more progressive to amount to real tax reform that can pass muster politically.
11/25/2011 08:00 am
That's the question raised by Laurence Kotlikoff's book, Jimmy Stewart is Dead, which takes readers from a clear-eyed examination of the current financial crisis to radical proposals for banking and financial regulation.
10/06/2010 11:35 am
How much longer the Fed can give the banking sector billions of dollars to hold on to its reserves of toxic assets is questionable. The bank's exit strategies could pose significant risks.
08/04/2010 03:07 pm
The central bank says it will pull back when the US recovers, but the timing is tricky.
06/17/2009 01:00 am