Charitable Giving is Good. Be Smart About how to Encourage It.

Charitable Giving is Good. Be Smart About how to Encourage It.

Charitable Giving is Good. Be Smart About how to Encourage It. Alex Brill and Grant M. Seiter | AEIdeas In 2020, Americans’ individual charitable giving reached $324 billion, a record high and a 2.2 percent increase from 2019. While the pandemic imposed great costs on...
Pension Smoothing – The Budget Gimmick That Will Not Die

Pension Smoothing – The Budget Gimmick That Will Not Die

Pension Smoothing – The Budget Gimmick That Will Not Die Alex Brill and Alan D. Viard | AEIdeas The bipartisan infrastructure bill approved by the Senate on August 10 includes a number of budget gimmicks that help make it look fully “paid for.” One of the gimmicks is...
Carbon Tax vs. Corporate Tax | In 60 Seconds

Carbon Tax vs. Corporate Tax | In 60 Seconds

Carbon Tax vs. Corporate Tax | In 60 Seconds Democrats want to increase the corporate tax rate, but is that the best way to generate revenue for the government? AEI’s Alex Brill discusses an alternative tax that could benefit the planet as well. Watch...
Should the U.S. Offer Tax Credits to Promote Renewable Energy?

Should the U.S. Offer Tax Credits to Promote Renewable Energy?

Should the U.S. Offer Tax Credits to Promote Renewable Energy? Alex Brill and Christy Goldfuss | The Wall Street Journal The new administration is making a big push to support green energy and lower carbon emissions. But are they doing it the right way? Debating the...