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By Martin Feldstein

ISBN-10: 0226240932

ISBN-13: 9780226240930

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Destined to develop into the normal consultant to the commercial coverage of the us throughout the Reagan period, this booklet presents an authoritative checklist of the commercial reforms of the 1980s.In his creation, Martin Feldstein offers compelling research of guidelines with which he used to be heavily concerned as chairman of the Council of financial Advisers throughout the Reagan management: financial and trade cost coverage, tax coverage, and finances concerns. different best economists and policymakers research various family and foreign concerns, together with financial and trade price coverage, law and antitrust, in addition to exchange, tax, and funds policies.The members to this quantity are Alberto Alesina, Phillip Areeda, Elizabeth Bailey, William F. Baxter, C. Fred Bergsten, James Burnley, Geoffrey Carliner, Christopher DeMuth, Douglas W. Elmendorf, Thomas O. Enders, Martin Feldstein, Jeffrey A. Frankel, Don Fullerton, William M. Isaac, Paul L Joskow, Paul Krugman, Robert E. Litan, Russell B. lengthy, Michael Mussa, William A. Niskanen, Roger G. Noll, Lionel H. Olmer, Rudolph Penner, William Poole, James M. Poterba, Harry M. Reasoner, William R. Rhodes, J. David Richardson, Charles Schultze, Paula Stern, David Stockman, William Taylor, James Tobin, W. Kip Viscusi, Paul A. Volcker, Charles E. Walker, David A. clever, and Richard G. Woodbury.

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He strongly resisted the rise in the Social Security payroll tax that was proposed as part of the Social Security rescue package in 1983 but reconciled himself to this change by noting that it represented only advances in the dates of the increases that had been proposed and legislated by the Carter administration. Although President Reagan’s rhetoric always emphasized his opposition to increased taxes, he agreed grudgingly to the need for tax increases in 1982, 1983, and 1984 because he did not like the looming budget deficits.

Once again, the content of tax reform was shaped by the desire for a perception of fairness rather than by the actual likely effects of the proposed changes on the distribution of taxes and the performance of the economy. The Treasury staff took the tax reform legislation as an opportunity to redesign depreciation rules in a way that they thought would increase the efficiency of the allocation of the corporate capital stock. 2oIn the process, the overall effective tax rate on capital in the corporate sector was increased.

As a result, the business community as a whole did not offer any unified opposition to these tax changes. Since the total of the Treasury’s promises was more than could be accommodated within the overall revenue target, the Treasury jettisoned some of these supporters during the final round of congressional negotiations when it was too late for them to reverse their support. The general effect of the business tax changes was to reduce the reward to investment and therefore to saving, exacerbating the problem of a low national saving rate.

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