Tag: Inequality

Tax Expenditures—The $1.5 Trillion Elephant in the (Budget) Room

and | 16 September 2021
Blog, Fiscal | Tags: Income Tax, Inequality, Tax Expenditures
The Biden administration FY 2022 Budget proposal includes $2.4 trillion of additional revenue over the next 10 years. Higher tax rates on high-income individuals and corporations account for $990 billion. At the same time, the budget proposes $1.35 trillion of new tax expenditures from exemptions, ... continue reading


| 21 June 2021
Fiscal, Monetary, Policy Briefs, Second Language | Tags: Covid-19, Debt, Democracy, Environment, Financial Stability, Health Systems, Inequality, International Cooperation, Resilience
这个著名的言论来自于赫伯特 • 斯坦, 美国企业研究所的资深研究员。这句话之所以家喻户晓是因为其道理显而易见。然而,人们常常忽略,公共政策通常建立在一个截然不同的假设上,即未来可看做是现在的延续。这令人深感遗憾,因为人类未来所依赖的许多极为重要的系统正在以一种不可持续的方式演化着,并面临着终止的风险。全球的经济、政治、环境健康系统都承受着巨大的压力,也显示出崩溃的迹象。 ... continue reading

Global Tax Expenditures Database – Official Launch

16 June 2021, 15.00-17.30 CET | Online
Conferences, Fiscal | Tags: Inequality, Sustainability, Tax Expenditures, Tax Reform
The Council on Economic Policies (CEP) and the German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) have launched the «Global Tax Expenditures Database» (GTED): www.GTED.net with an online conference on 16 June 2021.   The key findings of the GTED Flagship report presented at ... continue reading

Services Trade and the Gender Wage Gap: The Case of India

and | 31 May 2021
Blog, Trade | Tags: India, Inequality, Services Trade, Wage Gap
India’s female labour force participation rate is less than half of the global average and the gender wage gap is substantial. With higher tertiary graduation rates and excelling in frontier skills for the future, women constitute a talent pool that India can ill afford to ... continue reading

Governing Finance – The Case for a New Playbook

and | 7 April 2021
Blog, Monetary | Tags: Central Banks, Climate Change, Digital Finance, Employment, Financial Supervision, Governing Finance, Inequality, Sustainability
Finance impacts all aspects of our lives, from our economies to social cohesion to the ecological systems we depend on for our very survival. As a result, the implications of how we govern finance are fundamental, and ultimately existential. Yet, alarmingly, we are not talking ... continue reading