Insights / Research Brief•Aug 17, 2021
The Macroeconomics of the Greek Depression
Gabriel Chodorow-Reich, Loukas Karabarbounis, Rohan Kekre
The economic news in 2007 and 2008 from Greece was alarming and sent ripples across...
Topics: Tax & Budget
Insights / Research Brief•May 04, 2021
Tax Planning Knowledge Diffusion via the Labor Market
US corporations go to great lengths to avoid paying taxes, and some of those avoidance schemes—like moving profits to offshore tax havens—regularly make headlines. However, there are many more subtle techniques to reduce a corporation’s tax bill, and those methods are often practiced by tax accountants with firm- or industry-specific skills. Employing these tax experts can have beneficial effects and provide competitive advantages for firms.
Topics: Employment & Wages, Tax & Budget
Insights / Interactive Chart
How Manufacture and Trade of Washing Machines and Parts Gives a Clear Example of Trade Restrictions
View US washing machine imports and Korean washing machine part exports by country.
Topics: Industrial Organization, Tax & Budget
Insights / Video
Discussion Section with Kevin Murphy, Featuring Lars Peter Hansen
Kevin Murphy, Lars Peter Hansen
Kevin Murphy talks with Lars Peter Hansen, the David Rockefeller Distinguished Service Professor and Director of BFI's Macro Finance Research Program, about BFI's beginnings, his research and more.
Topics: Tax & Budget, Technology & Innovation, Employment & Wages, Energy & Environment
Insights / Research Brief•Mar 01, 2018
Employer Mandates and the Impact on Hiring
Based on Working Paper No. 2017-07, “The Employer Penalty, Voluntary Compliance, and the Size Distribution of Firms: Evidence from a Survey of Small Businesses” by Casey Mulligan, professor of economics at the University of Chicago
Topics: Health care, Tax & Budget