Andrew Laurent’s Robot Tax

April 2, 2016 in Economics, Home, Tech vs. Labor

  I found a way to promote nearly full employment indefinitely. My policy is more than a robot tax, it eliminates the labor problems that arise from all automation, outsourcing, and the price gouging of necessities like healthcare. I propose reforming the corporate tax to include a multiplier that varies based on a [...]

Economists: GOP Jobs Bills Would Create Few Jobs

July 24, 2012 in Economics, Government

In response to the 32 jobs bills the Republicans have offered. “A lot of these things are laughable in terms of a jobs plan that would produce noticeable improvements across the country in the availability of employment in the next four or five years,” said Gary Burtless, a senior economist [...]