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聆 Format Kindle Read Ʃ The Redistribution Recession: How Labor Market Distortions Contracted the Economy 愈 By Casey B Mulligan שּׂ

聆 Format Kindle Read Ʃ The Redistribution Recession: How Labor Market Distortions Contracted the Economy  愈 By Casey B Mulligan שּׂ 聆 Format Kindle Read Ʃ The Redistribution Recession: How Labor Market Distortions Contracted the Economy 愈 By Casey B Mulligan שּׂ Much of the policy reaction to the Great Recession emphasized Keynesian effects on aggregate demand and downplayed individual incentives to work, produce, and invest In contrast, Casey Mulligan s research focuses on how an expanded array of U.S safety net programs food stamps, unemployment insurance, Medicaid, and housing mortgage assistance programs raised effective marginal income tax rates especially for poor families These diminished incentives to work help to explain the weakness of the U.S economic recovery since the end of the recession in 2009 and also explain why Barack Obama is justifiably called the Food Stamp President Hopefully, future government policymakers will deliver better results by learning from this important book Robert J Barro, Paul M Warburg Professor of Economics, Harvard UniversitySince 2007, many fundamental aspects of the economy and the labor market have changed dramatically With the exception of Medicaid, subsidies flowing to the unemployed and financially distressed households in the forms of loan forgiveness and government transfers almost tripled The generosity of mean tested subsidies like food stamps, and employment tested subsidies like unemployment insurance have steadily increased Congress considered legislation that would raise marginal income tax rates, and would present Americans with new health benefits that would be phased out as a function of income Also, a large number of homeowners owed on their mortgages than their houses were worth, and many in both the private and public sectors renegotiated their mortgage contracts And many others renegotiated business debts, consumer loans, student loans, and tax debts Labor economist Casey B Mulligan argues that because the way these trends have affected the labor market, they deepened, if not caused, the recession He explains how progressive tax rates and binding minimum wage laws reduce labor usage, consumption, and investment, and how they increase labor productivity This means that while a small part of the population actually works , overall hours worked in the whole economy are less He explains and examines the pratical ways that for many people during a recession it costs to earn , and how people are working less because of it One newly discovered aspect of the costs on earning is the large portion of the labor force renegotiating debt Mulligan quantifies how borrowers can expect their earnings to affect the amount that lenders will forgive in debt renegotiation, and how this has acted as a massive implicit tax on earning He also measures the changes in market tax rates that resulted directly from social safety net programs, and quantifies these changes effects on the labor market and the economy Mulligan argues that much of the decline in labor usage since 2007 was a reaction to the combination of higher marginal tax rates and a higher federal minimum wage, and that it is important to understand why labor market distortions like these suddenly increased, and to what degree those increases were caused by the various measures enacted to boost the labor market The Redistribution Recession is a controversial, clear cut, and thoroughly researched analysis of the effects of various government policies on the labor market during the recent recession. The End Of Reform New Deal Liberalism in Recession and The War Alan Brinkley on FREE shipping qualifying offers At a time when liberalism is disarray, this vastly illuminating book locates the origins of its crisis Those The Redistribution Recession: How Labor Market Distortions Contracted the Economy

 

    • The Redistribution Recession: How Labor Market Distortions Contracted the Economy
    • 1.2
    • 28
    • Format Kindle
    • 0199942218
    • Casey B Mulligan
    • Anglais
    • 01 November 2017

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