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Path to prosperity : Hamilton Project ideas on income security, education, and taxes / Jason Furman and Jason E. Bordoff, editors.

Publication:
Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, c2008.
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xiii, 402 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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Subjects:
United States -- Economic policy -- 2001-.
Taxation -- United States.
Education and state -- United States.
Skilled labor -- Government policy -- United States.
Economic development -- United States.
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:
Path to prosperity / Roger C. Altman ... [et al.]
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
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
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.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Furman, Jason.
Bordoff, Jason.
Hamilton Project.
ISBN:
9780815730125 (cloth : alk. paper)
0815730128 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780815730132 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0815730136 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
185691089