National Academy of Social Insurance • January 30, 2009 • Tax Policy
Jason E. Bordoff • Former Policy Director, The Hamilton Project
I want to first thank NASI for inviting me to be on this panel to talk about progressive tax reform in the era of globalization. This talk is largely drawn from an article that Jason Furman and I published in the Harvard Law and Policy Review this past summer. Obviously, Jason is in the Administration now, and this presentation is entirely my own work and in no way reflects his work in that capacity or the Administration’s views.
I’d like to spend a few minutes laying out some of the factors that I think may converge at this moment to achieve tax reform that not only lowers rates, broadens the base, and reduces complexity, but even more importantly increases progressivity.
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