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National debt equal to national economy

National debt equal to national economy

WASHINGTON, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- The national debt is as big as all of the U.S. economy, topping $15.23 trillion, estimates indicated. An analyst said there's a "grave need" to fix the problem.

Stimulus bill beset by questions, politics

WASHINGTON, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- The unprecedented nature of the U.S. economic crisis has meant the authors of a proposed stimulus bill are working in the dark, analysts say.

Many ways to boost U.S. personal savings

WASHINGTON, April 1 (UPI) -- Experts proposed several solutions for solving America's low savings rate this week at a discussion sponsored by the New America Foundation in Washington.
DAR HADDIX, UPI Deputy Business Editor

Tax reform : Another dismal science

WASHINGTON, March 21 (UPI) -- At the National Association of Business Economics conference in Washington, D.C. on Monday, some economists made it clear that U.S. tax policy reform isn't going to be so easy as simply implementing a value-added sales tax or a flat tax, especially in lig
DAR HADDIX, UPI Business Correspondent

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Think Tank: Bush economic plan fails test

An economic stimulus package ideally provides fiscal relief to debt-plagued states, enhances unemployment insurance and strengthens jobless benefits, and the president's $674 billion plan fails to deliver on all counts, analysts at the Center on Budget an
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White House to push on domestic agenda

WASHINGTON, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- As President George W. Bush Tuesday unveils his economic stimulus package, the administration wants Congress to rein in domestic spending as it gears up for wha
KATHY A. GAMBRELL, UPI White House Reporter

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Poll says majority wants Soc. Sec. reform

WASHINGTON, July 26 (UPI) -- The majority of likely voters favor the option of putting part of their Social Security funds in safe personal retirement accounts, despite the recent stock market turmoil and corporate scandals, according to a new poll conducted by a Washington think tan
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William G. Gale is vice president and director of the Economic Studies Program at the Brookings Institution and the Arjay and Frances Miller Chair in Federal Economic Policy. He conducts research on a variety of economic issues, focusing particularly on tax policy, fiscal policy, pensions and saving behavior. He is also co-director of the Tax Policy Center, a joint venture of the Brookings Institution and the Urban Institute. Gale attended Duke University and the London School of Economics and received his Ph.D. from Stanford University in 1987.

Prior to joining Brookings in 1992, he was an assistant professor in the Department of Economics at the University of California, Los Angeles, and a senior staff economist for the Council of Economic Advisers under President George H.W. Bush.

Gale co-authored or co-editored several books, including Taxing the Future: Fiscal Policy in the Bush Administration (Brookings, 2006); Aging Gracefully: Ideas to Improve Retirement Security in America (Century Foundation, 2006); The Evolving PensionTax Policy Center System: Trends, Effects, and Proposals for Reform (Brookings, 2005); Private Pensions and Public Policy (Brookings,Los Angeles, California 2004); Rethinking Estate and Gift Taxation (Brookings, 2001), and Economic Effects of Fundamental Tax Reform (Brookings, 1996).

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