The Monkey Cage: Taxes


Posted at 04:20 PM ET, 03/05/2014

Can Americans be sold on Dave Camp’s tax reform?

New research shows that support for popular tax breaks may be soft.

By Christopher Faricy and Christopher Ellis  |  04:20 PM ET, 03/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Taxes

Posted at 11:16 AM ET, 12/04/2013

How today’s budget woes owe their debt to the financing of recent wars

How partisanship shapes the way the U.S. finances wars and the debts that follow.

By Gustavo Flores-Mac as and Sarah Kreps  |  11:16 AM ET, 12/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Budget, Taxes, War Finance

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 10/24/2013

Our health-care system is like Coca Cola

The amount we pay for our private health care system is equivalent to a high tax rate

By Andrew Gelman  |  10:02 AM ET, 10/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Health Care, Taxes