Public economics
Public economics (or economics of the public sector) is the study of government policy through the lens of economic efficiency and equity. At its most basic level, public economics provides a framewor...
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Tax Myths
On 60 minutes, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez recently said people are going to have to start paying their fair share in taxes. --------- Subscribe to my YouTube channel: http://youtube.com/johnstosse...
1031 Exchange Rules: All or Nothing?
Discussing Partial 1031 Exchanges I'm planning to sell an investment property and purchase a new investment property. I'd like to defer capital gains through a 1031 exchange, but I also need to keep s...
Is America's Tax System Fair?
How do you define what a "fair" tax system is?
Wish I could buy this man a beer!
Wish I could buy this man a beer!
14 arrested in New Jersey welfare fraud investigation
Nearly 15 people have been arrested in raids over two days in a New Jersey community
President Trump promises to lower taxes for middle class Americans
President Trump: "We are going to be cutting taxes massively for both the middle class and companies- and that's massively. We're trying to get down to 15-20...
U.S. WELFARE PAYS FOR 4 'WIVES' PER HUSBAND
Are we a stupid nation or what? Try to guess what this is: •إذا كان دخلك الشهري الإجمالي أقل من 150 دولار و 100 دولار أو أقل في الأصول السائلة )نقود في اليد،...
This Billionaire Governor Taxed The Rich And Increased The Minimum Wage -- Now, His State's Economy Is One Of The Best In The Country
The next time your right-wing family member or former high school classmate posts a status update or tweet about how taxing the rich or increasing worker...
Company Finds Out Employee's 6-Year Absence After They Tried To Give Him Award
A Spanish civil servant reportedly hadn’t been to work for six years, and nobody had noticed. It wasn’t until 2010 when engineer Joaquín García, 69, who is now retired, was slated to get a long-servic...
Half Of Millennial Women Feel They Are Being Overlooked For Leadership Positions
Here is what we know: Millennials will make up 75% of the workforce by 2025, and they have different priorities than their predecessors. Motivated by a different set of values and ideas despite facing...
The 50 Most Violent Cities In The World
Latin America holds the undesirable distinction of having the most cities on the Mexico Citizens Council for Public Security's annual ranking of the world's most violent cities. Of the 50 cities on th...
In defense of America's 'Benedict Arnold' CEOs
Yet another big American company is fleeing overseas to find a safe space from U.S. taxes. And once again, grandstanding politicians are stomping all over the businessmen behind the deal. Drug giant ...
Nearly 60 Percent Of Americans — The Highest Ever — Are Taking Prescription Drugs
Nearly three in five American adults take a prescription drug, which is up markedly since 2000 because of much higher use of almost every type of medication, from antidepressants to treatments for hig...
A Group Of Middle-Aged Whites In The U.S. Is Dying At A Startling Rate
Drugs, alcohol and suicide appear to be taking a toll on men and women ages 45-54 with no college education. large segment of white middle-aged Americans has suffered a startling rise in its death rat...
China Economic Growth Seen Slowing Despite Policy Easing
China's economic growth is expected to slow to 6.5 percent in 2016 from an expected 6.8 percent in 2015, even as the central bank eases policy further to ward off a sharper slowdown, a Reuters poll. ...
Public good
In economics, a public good is a good that is both non-excludable and non-rivalrous in that individuals cannot be effectively excluded from use and where use by one individual does not reduce availabi...
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Public choice theory
Public choice or public choice theory refers to "the use of economic tools to deal with traditional problems of political science". Its content includes the study of political behavior. In political s...
Cost-benefit analysis
Cost–benefit analysis (CBA), sometimes called benefit–cost analysis (BCA), is a systematic approach to estimating the strengths and weaknesses of alternatives that satisfy transactions, activities or ...
Taxation
A tax (from the Latin taxo; "rate") is a financial charge or other levy imposed upon a taxpayer (an individual or legal entity) by a state or the functional equivalent of a state to fund various publi...
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Frank P. Ramsey
Frank Plumpton Ramsey (22 February 1903 – 19 January 1930) was a precocious British philosopher, mathematician and economist who died at the age of 26. He was a close friend of Ludwig Wittgenstein and...
Frank P. Ramsey - Wikipedia
Irving Fisher
Irving Fisher (February 27, 1867 – April 29, 1947) was an American economist, statistician, inventor, and Progressive social campaigner. He was one of the earliest American neoclassical economists, t...
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Arnold Harberger
Arnold C. Harberger (born July 27, 1924) is an American economist. Harberger's Triangle, widely used in welfare economics, is named after him.
Harberger completed his B.A. in economics at Johns Ho...
Pigouvian tax
A Pigovian tax (also spelled Pigouvian tax) is a tax applied to a market activity that is generating negative externalities (costs for someone other than the person on whom the tax is imposed). The ta...
Fiscal federalism
As a subfield of public economics, fiscal federalism is concerned with "understanding which functions and instruments are best centralized and which are best placed in the sphere of decentralized leve...
Fiscal deficit
A government budget is a government document presenting the government's proposed revenues and spending for a financial year. The government budget balance, also alternatively referred to as general g...
Debt
A debt generally refers to money owed by one party, the debtor, to a second party, the creditor. Debt is generally subject to contractual terms regarding the amount and timing of repayments of princi...
Demographics
Demography involves the statistical study of human populations. As a very general science, it can analyze any kind of dynamic living population, i.e., one that changes over time or space (see populat...
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Fiscal policy
In economics and political science, fiscal policy is the use of government revenue collection (mainly taxes) and expenditure (spending) to influence the economy. According to Keynesian economics, when...
Government bond
A government bond is a bond issued by a national government, generally with a promise to pay periodic interest payments and to repay the face value on the maturity date. Government bonds are usually d...