NBER Reporter: Summer 2002
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Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 16
Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 16, edited by James M. Poterba, is now available from the MIT Press. This volume presents papers delivered at an anual NBER conference in Washington, D.C. The topics are timely and newsworthy, and the papers are written in a style that is accessible to policymakers and the intrested public, as well as academic economists.
This voluome of Tax Policy and the Economy includessuch topics as the economic effects of means-tested transfers; the taxation of electronic commerce; the fiscal effects of population aging in the United States; and the potential paths of Social Security reform. Poterba, the editor, directs the NBER's Program of Research on Public Economics and is a professor of economics at MIT.
The volume costs $25.00 (paperback) and can be ordered directly from the MIT Press.