Why taxes in Kansas matter

U.S. 1040A Individual Income Tax forms are seen at a U.S. Post office

In this episode of Intersections, William Gale, senior fellow in Economic Studies and Arjay and Frances Fearing Miller chair in federal economic policy, and Vanessa Williamson, fellow in Governance Studies, discuss what can be learned from state-level experiments in taxation in Kansas and California, Americans’ feelings about paying their taxes, and the empirical evidence versus ideology on how tax policies affect economic growth.

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Show notes:

Read my lips: Why Americans are proud to pay taxes

What does the ACA repeal fight tell us about the upcoming battle over tax reform?

Major tax issues in 2017

Why Americans are proud to pay taxes

The Republicans will struggle to “win” on tax reform

Effects of Income Tax Changes on Economic Growth

Finally, Something Isn’t the Matter With Kansas

The Short, Unhappy Life of a Libertarian Paradise

With thanks to audio producer Gaston Reboredo and producer Vanessa Sauter, as well as additional support from Fred Dews and Richard Fawal.

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