Center for Economic Analysis

The Tax Foundation’s Center for Economic Analysis takes a quantitative approach to analyzing federal tax policies and proposals using our Taxes and Growth (TAG) macroeconomic model.

Since 2015, the TAG model has been used to analyze dozens of legislative and campaign tax proposals, including every major tax plan put forth during the 2016 presidential campaigns, the House GOP’s 2016 Tax Reform Blueprint, and the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

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State-by-State Job Impacts of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in 2018

July 19, 2018

New Analysis Shows How Input Tariffs Will Impact U.S. Manufacturing Sectors

July 16, 2018

The Right Way to Measure Tax Changes by Income Group

July 12, 2018

Making the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Individual Income Tax Provisions Permanent

July 10, 2018

Tariffs Targeting Intermediate Goods Go into Effect

July 6, 2018

Reviewing the WTO Alternatives to Imposing Broad Tariffs

July 3, 2018

The Distributional Impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act over the Next Decade

June 28, 2018

Missing Some Context on Stock Buybacks

May 8, 2018

Fed’s “Beige Book” Highlights Widespread Concern over Tariffs

April 19, 2018

Tax Reform Bill Will Increase the Trade Deficit. Good or Bad?

March 20, 2018

New Study Shows United States Taxes Capital Income at Above-Average Rates

February 28, 2018

Marriage Penalties and Bonuses under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

February 14, 2018

New OECD Study Reviews Research on Who Bears the Burden of Business Taxes

January 12, 2018

Trade and Capital Flow Consequences of Tax Reform: A Means to a Faster Expansion of U.S. Capital Formation and Employment

December 21, 2017

Preliminary Details and Analysis of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

December 18, 2017

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: Preliminary Economic Analysis

December 18, 2017

JCT’s Analysis Shows the Tax Plans “Pay for Themselves” in Higher GDP

December 13, 2017

Measuring Marginal Tax Rate on Capital Assets

December 12, 2017

Ranking the Growth-Producing Tax Provisions in the House and Senate Bills

December 11, 2017

Replacing the 20 Percent Corporate Rate with Rates of 21 or 22 Percent Has Real Economic Consequences

December 8, 2017