Fellow, Economic Studies, Center on Children and Families
Scott Winship was a Fellow in Economic Studies at the Brookings Institution, and directed the Social Genome Project within its Center on Children and Families. He departed in the fall of 2013.
U.S. Economic Performance
Opportunity and Well-being
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July 16, 2013
Article | The National Review
June 28, 2013
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April 30, 2013
Opinion | National Review Online
April 8, 2013
Opinion | National Review
March 27, 2013
Article | National Affairs
March 25, 2013
Article | Breakthrough Journal
Opinion | Forbes
February 18, 2013
Opinion | Americas Quarterly
December 11, 2012
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@robinhanson it’s Clive Crook on Piketty—and spot on in characterizing inequality fetishism
“The capitalist who squanders his fortune is a better friend to labor than the one who lives modestly and reinvests his surplus.”
This @clive_crook review of Piketty is so great http://t.co/n79mY5saER
@kausmickey thank you sir!
@Auriandra more or less right—US transfers less progressively (but taxes more progressively). This is probably a relative pov rate tho
@Auriandra got it—sorry.
@Auriandra you have to actually read the piece—not just safety net
@MattBruenig @SeanMcElwee this is silly
@MattBruenig @SeanMcElwee cuz you know our federal taxes are already more progressive than Europe acc to OECD
@MattBruenig @SeanMcElwee so increase middle class taxes then, like Europe?
@MattBruenig @SeanMcElwee you have to pay for new spending. Would I add $3600/yr per child on top of current budget? No.
@MattBruenig @SeanMcElwee what’s my agenda appear to be?
@SeanMcElwee @MattBruenig I like fiscal responsibility too. And I like market-based reforms to senior entitlements. I have layers.
@MattBruenig @SeanMcElwee doesn’t matter what I’d favor, but maybe with work-promoting reforms to existing programs, paired w SS/Mcare cuts
@SeanMcElwee @MattBruenig um, what about them? I value…the family. Have one myself.
.@yeselson and the timing of the exercise of stock options has same issue re accrued gains as for capital gains. (I think.)
.@yeselson one more point on the earnings concentration figures: IIR, earnings measure in kopczuk paper includes some kinds of stock options
@SeanMcElwee @MattBruenig but wld favor more transfers 2 promote work & delayed childbearing, as said in testimony invited by conservatives
@SeanMcElwee @MattBruenig read the piece—pre-transfer incomes have grown among working-age pop.
.@yeselson income concentration. And note too that income concentration may have risen ‘79-’89—they can’t say with their data.
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