Andrew Fieldhouse

View Andrew Fieldhouse's biography and publications on epi.org

Rigorous Research is Needed to Eventually Inform Better Economic Policy, Regardless of Political Realities

How much can tax policy curb income inequality growth? Maybe a lot

Economic expansion versus economic recovery

Economic policy is largely being driven by obstructionism, not economic advisers

Winning the intellectual debate on austerity while losing the policy debate

Building a Tax Code for Today

Reinhart and Rogoff couldn’t justify austerity before it was debunked

Tax Day 2013: For the vast major, it’s all about the expired payroll tax cut

How High Should Top Income Tax Rates Be? Getting the Fight Right

The Obama budget’s misguidedly lower revenue target

No, New Tax Cuts Will Not Pay for Themselves

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Senate Democratic budget overly focused on deficit reduction

Aggressively targeting a full recovery is the least risky thing you can do: Back to Work Budget edition

House Democratic budget would also boost employment

Ryan proposes another path to fewer jobs and slower growth

Sequestration was never about fiscal responsibility

GOP sequester position derails recovery (again)

The Progressive Caucus’s sensible approach to sequestration: Prioritizing jobs and growth

When and what kind of deficit reduction matters most: The danger of aggressive 10-year deficit targets in the current budget debate

The importance of revenue revisited: Minimizing the drag of austerity

The congressional GOP has smothered a more rapid economic recovery

At best, budget deal suggests decelerating anemic growth, labor market deterioration

Boehner’s ‘Plan B’ would result in an austerity-induced recession

Obama’s opening bid is both familiar and sound

True deficit hawks would be worried with jobs and recovery first

Since when do we congratulate ourselves just for not going over a cliff?

Five job creation policies for handling the fiscal obstacle course and slowing deficit reduction

Recommendations for successfully navigating the fiscal obstacle course

Boehner’s talking about accelerating deficit reduction, not avoiding the fiscal obstacle course

What does President Obama’s re-election mean for the ‘fiscal cliff?’

EPI research by Andrew Fieldhouse

  • Rising Income Inequality and the Role of Shifting Market-Income Distribution, Tax Burdens, and Tax Rates

  • Broadening the tax base and raising top rates are complements, not substitutes: 1986-style tax reform is a flawed template

  • Dangerous targets: Why setting a specific deficit reduction target would worsen the economic and fiscal situation

  • Taxes are rising – but let’s remember which ones

  • How High Should Top Income Tax Rates Be? (Hint, Much Higher)

  • A review of the economic research on the effects of raising ordinary income tax rates: Higher revenue, unchanged growth, and uncertain but potentially large reductions in the growth of inequality