What We Read Today 26 August 2013

August 26th, 2013
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The top of today's reading list asks if corporate tax structure created incentives that caused the Great Financial Crisis ........ and the last article describes how state tax laws correlate with people and capital migration within the U.S.

Follow up:

  • Did Taxes Cause the Financial Crisis? (Mark Roe, Project Syndicate) The author discusses corporate tax structure. But there could also be an argument that low top personal tax brackets also encourage undue leverage, risk taking and financial extraction schemes.


  • Obama’s New Plan to Accelerate Corporate Barbarism (Dan Kervick, New Economic Perspectives) Dan Kervick contributes to Global Economic Intersection. Kervick claims the new higher education plan proposed by the president reaches a "dreary level of meanness and commercial depravity".

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