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Click here to read an article in today's NY Times that I coauthored with Martin Feldstein and Ted Halstead.
If I did not know the source, I might have thought that this report was from The Onion:The Trump administration is considering changing how U.S. trade deficits are calculated, a move that would make the deficit look larger on paper, the Wall Street Journal reported. People involved in the discussions told the Journal that the leading idea is to count âre-exportsâ â goods that are imported to the U.S., and then exported to a third country unchanged â as imports, but not exports.The change would inflate the trade deficit number, an important figure in trade negotiations and policy.
Numerous news reports suggest that President Trump will tap Kevin Hassett to chair the Council of Economic Advisers. This would be an excellent choice. Here is an overview of Kevin's perspectives on economic policy, and here is my old review of his book Dow 36,000.
My old friend Phill Swagel has good things to say about the Brady-Ryan tax reform.
According to the betting odds over at Ladbrokes, President Trump is more likely to resign or be impeached than he is to serve a full term.
Click here to read my column in Sunday's NY Times.
Tax policy nerds will enjoy this detailed and thoughtful discussion of the proposed Brady-Ryan tax reforms by University of Chicago law professor David Weisbach.
I will be speaking at the University of Kentucky Economics Teaching Workshop on April 22. If you are interested in more information, click here.