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Path to Prosperity [electronic resource]: Hamilton Project Ideas on Income Security, Education, and Taxes

Jason Furman and Jason E. Bordoff, editors
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, c2008.
Language
English
ISBN
9780815730125 (cloth : alk. paper), 0815730128 (cloth : alk. paper), 9780815730132 (pbk. : alk. paper), 0815730136 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Summary
"Focuses on three key criteria for fostering broadly shared economic growth: enhancing economic security, building a highly skilled work force, and reforming the tax system. Proposals include reforming unemployment insurance, improving incentives for retirement saving, building quality into each level of education, and simplifying taxation and making it more progressive"--Provided by publisher.
Contents
  • Foreword / Robert E. Rubin
  • Path to prosperity / Roger C. Altman ... [et al.]
  • Enhancing economic security
  • Fundamental restructuring of unemployment insurance: wage-loss insurance and temporary earnings replacement accounts / Jeffrey R. Kling
  • Reforming unemployment insurance for the twenty-first-century workforce / Lori G. Kletzer and Howard Rosen
  • Improving opportunities and incentives for saving by middle- and low-income households / William G. Gale, Jonathan Gruber, and Peter R. Orszag
  • Building a high-skill workforce
  • Success by ten: intervening early, often, and effectively in the education of young children / Jens Ludwig and Isabel Sawhill
  • Summer opportunity scholarships: a proposal to narrow the skills gap / Alan B. Krueger and Molly F. McIntosh
  • Identifying effective teachers using performance on the job / Robert Gordon, Thomas J. Kane, and Douglas O. Staiger
  • College grants on a postcard: a proposal for simple and predictable federal student aid / Susan M. Dynarski and Judith E. Scott-Clayton
  • Investing in the best and brightest: increased fellowship support for American scientists and engineers / Richard B. Freeman
  • Creating a better tax system
  • The simple return: reducing America's tax burden through return-free filing / Austan Goolsbee
  • Reforming corporate taxation in a global economy: a proposal to adopt formulary apportionment / Reuven S. Avi-Yonah and Kimberly A. Clausing
  • Taxing privilege more effectively: replacing the estate tax with an inheritance tax / Lily L. Batchelder.
Description
Mode of access: World wide Web.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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