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Joseph J. Thorndike
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Slides for “Redistribution and the Long 20th Century of Progressive Taxation”

Slides for my presentation at the Basel conference on Global Histories of Taxation and State Finances Since the Late 19th Century thorndike-presentation-basel

WSJ: “A 2017 tax overhaul would be a case study in the benefits of dead ends and behind-the-scenes preparation.”

Republicans’ race to rewrite the U.S. tax code on the heels of this month’s election relies on years of work that is suddenly—and quite unexpectedly—poised to pay off. Source: After Years of Turmoil, Republican Tax Overhaul Picks Up Speed

Stiglitz urges EU to tackle tax havens after Trump win

US economist Joseph Stiglitz called on the EU to take a leading role in the fight against tax evasion, calling the next US leader, Donald Trump a “tax avoider or even evader-in-chief”. Source: Stiglitz urges EU to tackle tax havens after Trump win