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Catching tax dodgers with data

April 12, 2017
Technology can help governments detect firms misreporting revenue, but is data enough to crack down on tax evaders?
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How Filing Taxes Benefits Poor People

April 10, 2017
The Boston Globe cited a forthcoming paper in the American Economic Journal: Economic Policy about how poor people can benefit from filing tax returns.
AEA in the news

The historic failure of the soda tax

April 10, 2017
The Washington Post cited a paper published 98 years ago in The American Economic Review about the Revenue Act of 1918.