Chris Edwards

Cato Institute

Director of Fiscal Policy

1000 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.

Washington, DC 20001-5403

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

20

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Scholarly Papers (20)

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 171 (115,969)
Citation 4

Abstract:

consumption-based taxation, consumption tax, tax competition, globalization, capital mobility, labor mobility, Tiebout theory, territorial taxation

2.
Downloads 67 (278,963)

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 67 (282,284)
Citation 2

Abstract:

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

Abstract:

3.

Downsizing the Federal Government

Cato Policy Analysis No. 515
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 26 Aug 2009
Chris Edwards
Cato Institute
Downloads 56 (290,494)
Citation 2

Abstract:

federal spending, fiscal policy, privatization, block grants, entitlement programs, economic redistribution, public-private partnerships, subsidies

4.

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 55 (288,114)
Citation 1

Abstract:

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

5.

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 54 (297,769)

Abstract:

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

6.

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 46 (297,769)

Abstract:

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

7.

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
Downloads 35 (310,821)

Abstract:

Government spending

8.

Fiscal Policy Report Card on America's Governors: 2010

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 19 Nov 2010
Chris Edwards
Cato Institute
Downloads 25 (412,436)

Abstract:

9.

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 24 (373,992)

Abstract:

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

10.

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 22 (381,650)

Abstract:

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

11.

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 13 (330,897)

Abstract:

federalism, disaster preparedness, emergency response system

12.

Privatizing the Transportation Security Administration

Cato Institute Policy Analysis No. 742
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 24 Sep 2014
Chris Edwards
Cato Institute
Downloads 10 (268,090)

Abstract:

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

13.

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 10 (377,777)

Abstract:

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

14.

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 8 (473,770)

Abstract:

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

15.

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
Downloads 5 (503,260)

Abstract:

Federal Budget, Federal Spending Trends, spending cuts

16.

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
Downloads 4 (493,869)

Abstract:

federal aid to states, government grants, federal assistance programs, states receiving federal money, U.S. budget deficit, income residtribution, United States of America

17.

Fiscal Policy Report Card on America's Governors 2012

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 26 Feb 2013
Chris Edwards
Cato Institute
Downloads 2 (493,869)

Abstract:

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

18.

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
Downloads 0 (489,083)

Abstract:

Spending, Fiscal Policy, State Policy, Government Spending, Tax Reform

19.

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
Downloads 0 (427,543)

Abstract:

Privatization, Federal Government, Amtrak, U.S. Postal Service, Private Sector

20.

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

Abstract: