A new paper on wealth inequality from economists Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman – who have written frequently on the subject – was released earlier this month. This paper is far better than previous attempts to measure...
- Laurence J. Kotlikoff on Long-Term Fiscal Problems in the...
Laurence J. Kotlikoff on Long-Term Fiscal Problems in the U.S.
With dramatic increases in Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security looming on the budget horizon, is the solvency of the United States at risk? And what can be done to avoid a fiscal crisis?
In this podcast, Prof. Laurence J. Kotlikoff, Professor of Economics at Boston University and Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, discusses the threat of growing U.S. entitlement spending, options for spending reform, and the economics of the "FairTax" tax reform plan (14 minutes, 52 seconds).
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