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December 15, 2012
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Questions for Clyde Briant: What Does the Fiscal Cliff Mean for Research?

The so-called “fiscal cliff” — an increase in income tax rates, expiration of many tax benefits and automatic federal spending cuts known collectively as sequestration — still looms as a possibility come January 2. Unless a deal is reached, universities … Continue reading

September 11, 2012
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September 11 and The Cost of War

The Costs of War project is assessing the total cost of the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan in the wake of the 9-11 attacks. Findings thus far put the cost at more than 300,000 lives and $4 trillion. The project’s … Continue reading

May 8, 2011
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Harris School Economist: Refunds Don’t Always Help Lower-Income Taxpayers

Getting a tax refund from the federal government at the end of the year may not always be the best option for lower-income populations, according to the research from Harris School economist Damon Jones. About 80 percent of Americans who … Continue reading

April 16, 2011
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Crime And The Rise of Modern America

Nowhere celebrates its criminals like America. In books and on film, in fact and in fiction criminals sell.  The way people break the law has shaped American national identity just as clearly as any war according to research by University … Continue reading