Brookings Papers on Economic Activity: Fall 2017

Janice C. Eberly, James H. Stock
Release Date: April 10, 2018

Brookings Papers on Economic Activity (BPEA) provides academic and business economists, government officials, and members of the financial and business communities with timely research on current economic issues.


Where Have All the Workers Gone? An Inquiry into the Decline of the U.S. Labor Force Participation Rate
Alan B. Krueger

Investmentless Growth: An Empirical Investigation
Germán Gutiérrez and Thomas Philippon

The Rise, Fall, and Resurrection of Iceland: A Postmortem Analysis of the 2008 Financial Crisis
Sigríður Benediktsdóttir, Gauti B. Eggertsson, and Eggert Þórarinsson

The European Trust Crisis and the Rise of Populism
Yann Algan, Sergei Guriev, Elias Papaioannou, and Evgenia Passari

Sumposium on Business Tax Reform

Options for Corporate Tax Reform in 2017
Martin Feldstein

Demystifying the Destination-Based Cash-Flow Tax
Alan J. Auerbach

A Macroeconomic Perspective on Border Taxes
Gita Gopinath

Business Tax Burdens and Tax Reform
James R. Hines Jr.

Strengthening and Streamlining Bank Capital Regulation
Robin Greenwood, Samuel G. Hanson, Jeremy C. Stein, and Adi Sunderam