Posts Tagged ‘income inequality’

  • Tax Revenue

    Do You Agree With French Taxes?

    Aug 9, 12 • 302 Views • No Comments

    Talking about taxes, economists like to quote Louis XIV’s finance minister: “The art of taxation consists of so plucking the goose as to obtain the largest amount of feathers with the least possible amount of hissing.” We have been hearing a...  [read more]

  • A Neighborhood Education

    Apr 25, 12 • 242 Views • No Comments

    By Mira Korber, guest blogger. You probably know that where you live says quite a lot about the public education you receive. However, living in a geographical zone that touts quality schooling may cost more than you realize. A new Brookings study shows a...  [read more]

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    Middle Class Questions

    Apr 23, 12 • 396 Views • 1 Comment

    If you have questions about Verizon and middle class income growth,  your conclusions might depend on the questions that you ask. My story begins with a disastrous call to Verizon Wireless. One agent left and never returned, three said they could not help...  [read more]

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    Not so Nosy Neighbors

    Mar 28, 12 • 276 Views • No Comments

    By Mira Korber, guest blogger. You are like your neighbors, but not for the reasons you might think. Here are some general assumptions about neighborhoods (all quoted from this Atlantic article): “(1) Neighborhoods are important centers of American...  [read more]