December 5, 2022
The impact on the Federal budget of rising interest rates is not immediately transparent due to the various types of outstanding government debt.
October 13, 2020
Automatic stabilizers are spending or tax policies that cushion downturns and taper off as the economy improves. They respond rapidly and continue while needed.
March 13, 2022
Roger Lowenstein describes how Abraham Lincoln and Salmon Chase revolutionized the role of the federal government, and helped forge a national identity.
March 29, 2021
Michael Keen of the International Monetary Fund and Joel Slemrod of the University of Michigan discuss their new book, ‘Rebellion, Rascals and Revenue: Tax Follies and Wisdom Through the Ages.’