Brookings Today, 9/9/14

A roundup of some of the content published today by Brookings.

  • How income tax changes affects economic growth. William Gale and Andrew Samwick examine how income tax changes can affect long-term economic growth and find that, contrary to conventional wisdom, there is no guarantee that tax rate cuts or tax reform will raise the long-term economic growth rate.

  • What to expect from the U.N. Climate Change meeting in Paris. In 2015, countries have agreed to conclude a new international climate change treaty. Joshua Meltzer and Tim Boersma provide insight on what to expect.

      Charmaine Crutchfield contributed to this post.