Brief Analyses

Restricted to two letter-size pages, a Brief Analysis summarizes some aspect or aspects of a public policy issue, presenting points for consideration in policy debates or responding to points that have been raised during these debates.

Four Reasons to Abolish the Social Security Benefits Tax
Taxing Carried Interest

Over the past several years, there has been much debate about how to tax the compensation of the managers of private equity, venture capital and hedge funds. The issue is important because these funds…

The Disappearing Gender Pay Gap
Gold Revisited
Soda Taxes Make the Poor Poorer, Maybe Fatter
Case Study: “Three Friends” and the Texas Wind Industry
Labor Unions and the Joint Employer Rule
How the New Overtime Pay Rule Will Hurt the Middle Class