The Tax Cut So Regressive Even Mitt Romney Has Doubts

Imagine a world in which the most pressing issue is to slash taxes for the rich and only the rich, costing the US government hundreds of billions of dollars and doing little to spur economic growth. Imagine a policy so unequal that even Mitt Romney has his doubts. Reader, I give you the capital gains tax cut. 

To read more, see my post at the Roosevelt Institute Blog.

Jacob Robbins

Author: Jacob Robbins

Jacob Robbins is a postdoctoral fellow at Columbia University Business School. He will begin a position of assistant professor of economics at the University of Illinois at Chicago in January 2020.

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