Chris Edwards

Cato Institute

Director of Fiscal Policy

1000 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.

Washington, DC 20001-5403

United States

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Scholarly Papers (21)

1.

International Tax Competition: A 21st-Century Restraint on Government

Cato Policy Analysis No. 431
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 26 Aug 2009
Chris Edwards and Veronique de Rugy
Cato Institute and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 274 (112,067)
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consumption-based taxation, consumption tax, tax competition, globalization, capital mobility, labor mobility, Tiebout theory, territorial taxation

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Privatizing the Transportation Security Administration

Cato Institute Policy Analysis No. 742
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 24 Sep 2014
Chris Edwards
Cato Institute
Downloads 101 (265,565)

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TSA, air marshal, airport screening, SPOT, DHS, aviation security, Screening of Passengers by Observation Techniques

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Public Sector Unions and the Rising Costs of Employee Compensation

Cato Journal, Vol. 30, No. 1, 2010
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 25 Apr 2013
Chris Edwards
Cato Institute
Downloads 100 (267,367)

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public sector employment, public sector compensation, teacher unions, wages, government pensions, benefits

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The Federal Emergency Management Agency: Floods, Failures, and Federalism

Cato Institute Policy Analysis, No. 764, November 2014
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 12 Feb 2015
Chris Edwards
Cato Institute
Downloads 98 (270,937)

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federalism, disaster preparedness, emergency response system

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Advantages of Low Capital Gains Tax Rates

Cato Institute Tax & Budget Bulletin, No. 66, December 2012
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 27 Feb 2013
Chris Edwards
Cato Institute
Downloads 88 (290,327)

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capital gains tax rate, federal tax policy, U.S. capital gains cuts, American tax policy, 2013 capital gains increase, OECD, comparative study, benefits

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Options for Tax Reform

Cato Policy Analysis Series, No. 536, February 24, 2005
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 25 Aug 2009
Chris Edwards
Cato Institute
Downloads 76 (320,463)

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tax code, tax code complexity, amt, flat tax, national retail sales tax, dual-rate income tax, taxation, tax policy

Options for Tax Reform

Tax Notes, Vol. 106, No. 13, March 28, 2005
Posted: 28 Mar 2005
Chris Edwards
Cato Institute

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Downsizing the Federal Government

Cato Policy Analysis No. 515
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 26 Aug 2009
Chris Edwards
Cato Institute
Downloads 72 (327,030)
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federal spending, fiscal policy, privatization, block grants, entitlement programs, economic redistribution, public-private partnerships, subsidies

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Federalism and Fiscal Transfers: Essays on Australia, Germany, Switzerland and the United States

Federalism and Fiscal Transfers: Essays on Australia, Germany, Switzerland and the United States, Fraser Institute, October 2013
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 27 Oct 2013
Fraser Institute, Fraser Institute, Fraser Institute, Cato Institute, Liberales Institut Zurich and Humboldt University of Berlin - Faculty of Economics
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Government spending

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Replacing the Scandal-Plagued Corporate Income Tax with a Cash-Flow Tax

Cato Policy Analysis No. 431
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 26 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2013
Chris Edwards
Cato Institute
Downloads 65 (345,455)

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corporate income tax reform, cash-flow tax, U.S. tax policy, American tax code, corporate waste, tax shelters, federal taxes, government tax policy

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Options for Federal Privatization and Reform Lessons from Abroad

Cato Institute Policy Analysis No. 794
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 03 Sep 2016
Chris Edwards
Cato Institute
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Privatization, Federal Government, Amtrak, U.S. Postal Service, Private Sector

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Federal Aid to the States: Historical Cause of Government Growth and Bureaucracy

Regulation, Forthcoming, Policy Analysis Series Paper No. 593
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 12 Jul 2007
Chris Edwards
Cato Institute
Downloads 60 (359,792)

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chris edwards, federal spending, federal aid, reform, states, aid programs for states, governement growth, bureaucracy

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Infrastructure Investment: A State, Local, and Private Responsibility

Cato Institute Tax & Budget Bulletin No. 67
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 04 Mar 2013
Chris Edwards
Cato Institute
Downloads 40 (428,003)

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US public infrastructure spending, private infrastructure investment, American federal government spending on roads, transportation budget, bridges, railroads, grants

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Simplifying Federal Taxes: The Advantages of Consumption-Based Taxation

Cato Policy Analysis No. 416
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 26 Aug 2009
Chris Edwards
Cato Institute
Downloads 38 (436,315)

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amt, alternative minimum tax, tra86, tax reform act of 1986, Haig-Simons Income, consumption-based taxation, consumption tax, federal taxation, tax complexity, national retail sales tax, Hall-Rabushka flat tax

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Fiscal Policy Report Card on America's Governors: 2010

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 19 Nov 2010
Chris Edwards
Cato Institute
Downloads 25 (497,587)
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Fiscal Policy Report Card on America's Governors 2014

Cato Institute White Paper, October 2014
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 15 Jan 2015
Nicole Keading and Chris Edwards
Cato Institute and Cato Institute
Downloads 17 (544,231)

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state budget actions, taxing and spending records, state government budgets, fiscal policy actions

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Fiscal Policy Report Card on America's Governors 2012

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 26 Feb 2013
Chris Edwards
Cato Institute
Downloads 15 (556,076)
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U.S., state budgets, U.S. state spending, state expenditures, state budget deficits, balanced budget, state debt levels, tax reforms, tax rates, fiscal policy, state unemployment, state pension programs, local government

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Fiscal Policy Report Card on America's Governors 2016

Cato Institute White Paper, 2016
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 01 Dec 2016
Chris Edwards
Cato Institute
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Spending, Fiscal Policy, State Policy, Government Spending, Tax Reform

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How to Spend $3.9 Trillion

Cato Institute Tax and Budget Bulletin, No. 69, February 2014
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 26 Sep 2014
Chris Edwards
Cato Institute
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Federal Budget, Federal Spending Trends, spending cuts

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Federal Aid-to-State Programs Top 1,100

Cato Institute Tax and Budget Bulletin No. 63
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 09 Mar 2013
Chris Edwards
Cato Institute
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federal aid to states, government grants, federal assistance programs, states receiving federal money, U.S. budget deficit, income residtribution, United States of America

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Fiscal Policy Report Card on America’s Governors 2018

Cato Institute Fiscal Policy Report Card on America’s Governors No. 14
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 24 Apr 2019
Chris Edwards
Cato Institute
Downloads 4 (627,407)

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fiscal, governor, responsibility, tax, taxes, spending, increase, reduction, budget

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A Primer on Replacing the Corporate Income Tax with a Cash-Flow Tax

Tax Notes, Vol. 100, No. 10, September 8, 2003
Posted: 06 Sep 2003
Chris Edwards
Cato Institute

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