Tag: taxes

  • How Taxation Effects Income Share (Not Much)

    Last week, Greg Mankiw posted this graph without comment: I thought there was something weird about the graph, and it’s been nagging at me. For one thing, it compares the bottom four quintiles to the top 5 percent of Americans. For another, it ignores non-federal taxation. (State and local taxes are more difficult to calculate,…

  • The Coming Collapse of the Middle Class

    I’m watching this Elizabeth Warren video today: The Coming Collapse of the Middle Class. Synopsis after the jump.