Fiscal Policy

  • Elections and Voting
    Virtual Roundtable: The Rise of Political Partisanship
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    The first session of the Threats to American Democracy Roundtable series focuses on the rise of political partisanship. The founders considered factions a grave threat to the new republic. We are now living their nightmare, politics as existential blood sport. Why and how did divisiveness and demagoguery triumph?  In this session, two of the world’s leading authorities on the subject discuss how America got here.  The Threats to American Democracy Roundtable Series explores various threats to American democracy.  
  • Economics
    Prospects for a Global Minimum Tax Rate
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    Panelists discuss the prospects of a global minimum tax rate, including how it might be structured, when it might come into effect, and how companies, governments, and consumers will be affected.    
  • China
    China Needs Bigger Government
    "In China, the state controls the commanding heights of the economy—an arrangement that has fed the outside perception that Beijing poses a particular threat to the global economy. The Chinese sta…

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Roger W. Ferguson Jr.
Roger W. Ferguson Jr.

Steven A. Tananbaum Distinguished Fellow for International Economics