Closing the carried interest loophole should be a part of any significant deficit-reduction or tax-reform effort.
Report A well-designed “college scorecard” can help students and their families make more informed college choices.
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau are concerned these days about two related trends: the rising numbers of “unbanked” Americans and the proliferation of prepaid debit cards issued by companies like NetSpend and GreenDot that are popular with people who don’t use traditional checking accounts. On its face, these trends appear […]
The internal government watchdogs known as inspectors general spend their days examining the federal bureaucracy for crooked contractors, wasteful spending and $16 muffins. With an army of 12,000 workers and an aggregate budget of around $2 billion, their feared audits and investigations annually identify tens of billions of dollars in questionable costs and lead to […]
The president’s re-election means voters have agreed with the idea that an economy that works for everyone and that is built from the “middle out” is the correct path for our country.
El juez conservador John Roberts usó un razonamiento de impuestos en su defensa de la constitucionalidad del mandato individual – y la ley en su totalidad – la semana pasada. Pero Roberts hacía un argumento técnico y usaba la palabra "impuesto" en una manera que sólo tiene sentido en un contexto jurídico arcano.
Gadi Dechter argues that the health reform law’s individual mandate penalty is a fine on freeloaders, and no more a tax on the middle class than littering fines are taxes on picnickers.
Gadi Dechter examines the Government Customer Service Improvement Act to highlight its strengths and suggest further steps to boost confidence in our government.
Gadi Dechter and Michael Ettlinger analyze the president’s forceful defense of the middle class as our economy’s engine of economic growth and prosperity.
Michael Ettlinger and Gadi Dechter present a plan to restore the promise of the American Dream.
Gadi Dechter analiza las voces del Movimiento del 99 Por Ciento y descubre unidad en contra de la aceleración de la desigualdad, la reducción de la movilidad económica, un código tributario injusto, una democracia corrupta por el dinero, y por los rescates para los ricos sin protecciones para la clase media.
Gadi Dechter mines the diverse voices of the 99 Percent Movement and finds it united against mounting inequality, shrinking mobility, an unfair tax code, democracy corrupted by money, and bailouts for the rich without protections for the middle class.
Is open government really working? Ask Aunt Edna, says Gadi Dechter in this Government Executive article.
Report Gadi Dechter explains new SEC disclosure rules and what steps can be made toward improving them.
Gadi Dechter recommends that the Obama administration move on its recent initiatives after urging the U.N. General Assembly to "harness the power of open societies."