Supply-Side Notes 1-9-19

There is a lot of talk about a 70 percent tax rate:

The Unworkable 70 Percent Tax

No, Economists Don’t Agree a 70 Percent Top Marginal Tax Rate Is a Good Idea

Sorry, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Paul Krugman.

Ocasio-Cortez Ignores the Brutal Truth of Progressive Taxes


Today’s Brew 11-24-14

From Manila, Philippines comes a local story, with a good solution offered by Calixto V. Chikiamco:

One sure way to jump-start the economy: Free the land market

Reducing the capital gains tax on the sale of land is an instance where supply side economics will work: halving the tax rate will probably increase the volume of transactions and yield for the government higher total revenue.