Globalization in the Crosshairs: Trade, Jobs, Inequality, Globalization, Robots II

Early Monday Smackdown: Chicago Booth Edition

Tax Reforms http://www.igmchicago.org/surveys/tax-reforms:

UPDATE: Alexia Fernández Campbell: "When I contacted the two economists whose opinions differed, they said that their answers were an error, and that they actually disagreed with the claim..." https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2017/5/4/15536394/american-economists-trump-tax-plan

Tax Reforms IGM Forum

I know of no works of theory or empirical analysis that says that the one page of tax reform talking points set out by Steve Mnuchin and Donald Trump is a "plan". And I know of no works of theory or empirical analysis that could lead a rational Bengt Hölmstrom or a rational Ken Judd to say that they "strongly agree" with the proposition that that one-page of talking points could be implemnted in a way that would likely pay for itself through higher economic growth:

Can anybody explain to me why Bengt Hölmstrom and Ken Judd are being so unprofessional? Can anybody elucidate their thinking to me?

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