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Prosperity Without a Price Tag

Every time a large event comes to a city, there's a flurry of excitement over the gigantic economic impact that these events are supposed to generate. Examples abound, from the hundreds of millions of dollars of impact predicted for a host city of a political convention or Super Bowl, to the billions of dollars of revenue predicted for the hosts of a Summer Olympic games.1 Unfortunately, when economists examine the numbers more closely, the astronomical projections of event boosters never...
Article By Michael L. Davis
Tax Justice
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Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman have promised us a book on "Tax Justice." That's great. Perhaps it will help us understand the op-ed1 they recently published in the New York Times. It is not strange to see these two economists arguing for confiscatory marginal tax...

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