Zachary Obstfeld
ECONOFACT. Research Associate. Zachary has previously worked at the Center for Effective Global Action. Research interests include development, inequality, and behavior.

Are Taxes (And Also Spending) Progressive?

November 11, 2019

The Issue:

The recent claim that in 2018, the 400 wealthiest American families paid, on average, a smaller percentage of their income in taxes (23 percent) than the percentage paid by the bottom half of all U.S. households (24 percent) has generated enormous attention and controversy. This assertion is featured

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