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Chapter Four: Further Explanations


Michael Boskin answers questions about the economy. What are the implications of current tax cuts in relation to the budget deficit? Is the rate of inflation overestimated? What is the significance of marginal tax rates?

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Discussion Questions

  1. How can we encourage productivity among workers?
  2. What are some examples of technology that have improved productivity among workers?

Additional Resources

  • Read Michael Boskin’s chapter “A Blueprint for Tax Reform” in Blueprint for America here.
  • You can find the rest of Blueprint for America here.
  • For more from Michael Boskin on marginal tax rates, click here.