When intellectual and moral arguments align, the global climate can change quickly. That’s what’s happening with the US tax debate. Policy proposals by lawmakers in the United States have spurred a hotly contested debate on taxation among economists in recent weeks. The Democratic congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez argued that the US needed to raise additional revenue […]
Atanas Pekanov and Miriam Rehm
Atanas Pekanov is an economist in Vienna and a PhD candidate at the Vienna University of Economics and Business. Since January 2018 he is a member of the Council for Social and Economic Development to the President of the Republic of Bulgaria. He previously worked at the European Central Bank. Miriam Rehm is junior professor of empirical inequality research at the Institute for Socioeconomics, University of Duisburg-Essen. Previously, she worked at the Austrian Federal Chamber of Labour.