MGA’s Alex Brill Serves as a Panelist at Bipartisan Policy Center’s “Global Competitiveness in the Age of Political Populism”

At an event on promoting economic growth amid a populist backlash, Alex Brill discussed the impact of the corporate tax on workers: “Politicians have used the tax policy debate in campaigns for forever, and they generally use tax policy ideas in a very direct way: ‘My tax plan will affect your tax bill this much — directly.’ But what we’re talking about are the indirect effects of tax policy on the well-being of workers. If your employer faces a tax code that is more favorable, more competitive, you will be better off. And I believe that that’s true. I think …particularly in the last few years the economic literature has really evolved to illustrate the burden that the corporate tax imposes on workers’ wages.”

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