Alan D. Viard

American Enterprise Institute

1150 17th Street, N.W.

Washington, DC 20036

United States

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1.

Rules for Growth: Promoting Innovation and Growth Through Legal Reform

Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 426, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 410, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 1757982
Number of pages: 513 Posted: 08 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2014
Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) - Council on Foreign Relations- Washington D.C., Harvard University, George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Human Dynamics Group, Arizona State University (ASU), University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, University of California at Berkeley, Notre Dame Law School, Stanford Law School, Vermont Law School, USC Law School and Department of Economics, Stanford Law School, University of San Diego School of Law, Yale University - Law School, University of Illinois College of Law (deceased), Columbia University - Law School, Yale University - Law School, Harvard Law School, Columbia University - Law School, Brooklyn Law School, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Graduate School of Library and Information Science, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, American Enterprise Institute and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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entrepreneurship, policy, growth, rules, innovation, immigration, intellectual property, ip, university, business, federal, national, patent

2.

Value Added Tax: Basic Concepts and Unresolved Issues

Tax Notes, Vol. 126, No. 9, 2010
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 16 Feb 2013
Robert Carroll and Alan D. Viard
Ernst & Young LLP and American Enterprise Institute
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Major Surgery Needed: A Call for Structural Reform of the U.S. Corporate Income Tax

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Apr 2014
Eric J. Toder and Alan D. Viard
Urban Institute and American Enterprise Institute
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The Taxation of Carried Interest: Understanding the Issues

National Tax Journal, Vol. 61, No. 3, 2008
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 21 Feb 2013
Alan D. Viard
American Enterprise Institute
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The X Tax: The Progressive Consumption Tax America Needs?

AEI Tax Policy Outlook, 2008, No.4
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 23 Feb 2013
Robert Carroll, Alan D. Viard and Scott Ganz
Ernst & Young LLP, American Enterprise Institute and American Enterprise Institute (AEI)
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Should E-Cigarettes Be Taxed?

Tax Notes, Vol. 143, No. 2, 2014
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 28 Oct 2014
Alex Brill, Sally Satel and Alan D. Viard
American Enterprise Institute (AEI), American Enterprise Institute (AEI) and American Enterprise Institute
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Taxing State Governments under a Federal Value Added Tax: Part 1

State Tax Notes, Vol. 64, No. 6, 2012
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 14 Feb 2013
Alan D. Viard
American Enterprise Institute
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8.

Fiscal Solutions: A Balanced Plan for Fiscal Stability and Economic Growth

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 26 Jan 2012
American Enterprise Institute (AEI), American Enterprise Institute, American Enterprise Institute (AEI) and American Enterprise Institute
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Fiscal Policy, Budget Deficit, Public Debt

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Taxes, Subsidies, and Executive Compensation

Tax Notes, Vol. 144, No. 4, 2014
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 28 Oct 2014
Alan D. Viard
American Enterprise Institute
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Why LIFO Repeal is Not the Way to Go

Tax Notes, Vol. 113, No. 6, November 6, 2006
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 16 Feb 2013
Alan D. Viard
American Enterprise Institute
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Taxing State Governments under a Federal Value Added Tax: Part 2

State Tax Notes, Vol. 65, No. 7, 2012
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 14 Feb 2013
Alan D. Viard
American Enterprise Institute
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12.

Tax Increases and the Price Level

Tax Notes, Vol. 142, No. 1, 2014
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 20 Apr 2014
Alan D. Viard
American Enterprise Institute
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Moving Away from the Realization Principle

Tax Notes, Vol. 145, No. 7, 2014
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 14 Dec 2014
Alan D. Viard
American Enterprise Institute
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Use Tax Collection on Interstate Sales: The Need for Federal Legislation

State Tax Notes, Volume 66, Number 9, November 2012
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 14 Feb 2013
Alan D. Viard
American Enterprise Institute
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Six Long-Run Tax and Budget Realities

Tax Notes, Vol. 139, No. 13, 2013
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 02 Aug 2013
Michael R. Strain and Alan D. Viard
American Enterprise Institute and American Enterprise Institute
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Big Oil, Targeted Taxes, and the Rule of Law

Tax Notes, Vol. 135, No. 2, April 9, 2012
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 16 Feb 2013
Kevin A. Hassett and Alan D. Viard
American Enterprise Institute (AEI) and American Enterprise Institute
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17.

Don't Give Away the Cap-and-Trade Permits!

Tax Notes, Vol. 123, No. 5, 2009
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 15 Feb 2013
Alan D. Viard
American Enterprise Institute
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Statutory and Effective Tax Rates: Part 1

Tax Notes, Vol. 136, No. 8, 2012
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 14 Feb 2013
Alan D. Viard
American Enterprise Institute
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The Benefits and Limitations of Income Tax Reform

AEI Tax Policy Outlook, 2011, No. 2
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 23 Feb 2013
Alex Brill and Alan D. Viard
American Enterprise Institute (AEI) and American Enterprise Institute
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Statutory and Effective Tax Rates: Part 2

Tax Notes, Vol. 137, No. 3, 2012
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 14 Feb 2013
Alan D. Viard
American Enterprise Institute
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Cutting the Cost of Care: State Income Tax Relief for Child Care

State Tax Notes, Vol. 67, No. 9, 2013
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 30 Apr 2013
Veronika Polakova and Alan D. Viard
American Enterprise Institute (AEI) and American Enterprise Institute
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Should Groceries be Exempt from Sales Tax?

State Tax Notes, Vol. 61, No. 4, 2011
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 16 Feb 2013
Alan D. Viard
American Enterprise Institute
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Sales Taxation of Business Purchases: A Tax Policy Distortion

State Tax Notes, Vol. 56, No. 12, 2010
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 15 Feb 2013
Alan D. Viard
American Enterprise Institute
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The Welfare Effects of Pay-as-You-Go Retirement Programs: The Role of Tax and Benefit Timing

Contemporary Economic Policy, Vol. 25, No. 2, pp. 282-292, April 2007
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 09 Mar 2007
Alan D. Viard
American Enterprise Institute
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25.

The Tax Hike on Carried Interest

AEI Tax Policy Outlook, 2010, No. 2
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 23 Feb 2013
Kevin A. Hassett and Alan D. Viard
American Enterprise Institute (AEI) and American Enterprise Institute
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The Alternative Minimum Tax: A Better System?

AEI Tax Policy Outlook, No. 1, 2006
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 23 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2013
Alan D. Viard
American Enterprise Institute
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The Other Tax Increase on Saving

Tax Notes, Vol. 138, No. 7, 2013
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 19 Feb 2013
Alan D. Viard
American Enterprise Institute
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Goods Versus Services: A Call for Sales Tax Neutrality

State Tax Notes, Vol. 60, No. 7, 2011
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 15 Feb 2013
Alan D. Viard
American Enterprise Institute
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Are Income Taxes Destined to Rise? The Fiscal Imbalance and Future Tax Policy

FRB of Dallas Working Paper No. 1502
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 17 Aug 2015
Jason L. Saving and Alan D. Viard
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas and American Enterprise Institute
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Border Tax Adjustments Won't Stimulate Exports

Tax Notes, Vol. 122, No. 9, 2009
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 16 Feb 2013
Alan D. Viard
American Enterprise Institute
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Capital Income Taxation: Reframing the Debate

AEI Economic Perspectives, July 2013
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 26 Jul 2013
Alan D. Viard
American Enterprise Institute
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PPL: Exposing the Flaws of the Foreign Tax Credit

Tax Notes, Vol. 139, No. 5, 2013
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 30 Apr 2013
Alan D. Viard
American Enterprise Institute
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Two Cheers for Corporate Tax Base Broadening

National Tax Journal, Vol. 62, No. 3, 2009
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 21 Feb 2013
Alan D. Viard
American Enterprise Institute
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Review of 'Institutional Foundations of Public Finance: Economic and Legal Perspectives' by Alan J. Auerbach and Daniel N. Shaviro

National Tax Journal, Vol. 62, 2009
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 21 Feb 2013
Alan D. Viard
American Enterprise Institute
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35.

The Capital Gains Preference: Imperfect, but Useful

Tax Notes, Vol. 135, No. 11, 2012
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 16 Feb 2013
Alan D. Viard
American Enterprise Institute
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25 Ways to Make the Tax Code Simpler, Fairer, and More Efficient

Toward Tax Reform: Recommendations for President Obama’s Task Force, 2009,
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 15 Feb 2013
Alan D. Viard
American Enterprise Institute
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37.

Fundamental Tax Reform in California: Another Option

Tax Notes, Vol. 125, No. 4, 2009
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 16 Feb 2013
Alan D. Viard, Kevin A. Hassett and Alex Wein
American Enterprise Institute, American Enterprise Institute (AEI) and American Enterprise Institute (AEI)
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The Child Care Tax Credit: Not Just Another Middle-Income Tax Break

Tax Notes, Vol. 128, No. 13, September 27, 2010
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 16 Feb 2013
Alan D. Viard
American Enterprise Institute
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The Misdirected Debate and the Small Business Stock Exclusion

Tax Notes, Vol. 134, No. 6, 2012
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 15 Feb 2013
Alan D. Viard
American Enterprise Institute
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Effective Marginal Tax Rates, Part 2: Reality

Tax Notes, Vol. 121, No. 3, 2008
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 15 Feb 2013
Alan D. Viard and Alex Brill
American Enterprise Institute and American Enterprise Institute (AEI)
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Social Security and the General Treasury: Who's Raiding Whom?

Tax Notes, Vol. 130, No. 8, February 21, 2011
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 16 Feb 2013
Alan D. Viard
American Enterprise Institute
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The Case Against the Millionaire Surtax

Tax Notes, Vol. 125, No. 12, 2009
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 16 Feb 2013
Alan D. Viard
American Enterprise Institute
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Take a Pass on the Pass-On Defense

State Tax Notes, Vol. 59, No. 3, 2011
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 23 Feb 2013
Alan D. Viard
American Enterprise Institute
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The Chained CPI: A Path to Bipartisan Deficit Reduction

Tax Notes, Vol. 132, No. 13, September 26, 2011
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 16 Feb 2013
Alan D. Viard
American Enterprise Institute
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Tax Policy During the Recession: The Role of Fiscal Stimulus

Tax Notes, Vol. 122, No. 2, 2009
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 15 Feb 2013
Alan D. Viard
American Enterprise Institute
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Effective Marginal Tax Rates, Part 1: Basic Principles

Tax Notes, Vol. 120, No. 10, 2008
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 15 Feb 2013
Alan D. Viard and Alex Brill
American Enterprise Institute and American Enterprise Institute (AEI)
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Railroad Taxes, Discrimination, and the 4-R Act: A Misstep by the Eighth Circuit

State Tax Notes, Vol. 63, No. 2, 2012
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 14 Feb 2013
Alan D. Viard
American Enterprise Institute
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Three Cheers for the Decline of the Corporate Income Tax

AEI Tax Policy Outlook, 2008, No. 2
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 23 Feb 2013
Alan D. Viard
American Enterprise Institute
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The High-Income Rate Reductions: The Neglected Stepchild of the Bush Tax Cuts

AEI Tax Policy Outlook, 2010, No. 3
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 23 Feb 2013
Alan D. Viard
American Enterprise Institute
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U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Balkanization for Some, But Not All, Bonds

State Tax Notes, Vol. 48, No. 11, 2008
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 23 Feb 2013
Alan D. Viard
American Enterprise Institute
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51.

Big Business: The Other Engine of Economic Growth

AEI Tax Policy Outlook, 2009, No. 1
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 23 Feb 2013
Alan D. Viard and Amy Roden
American Enterprise Institute and American Enterprise Institute (AEI)
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The Trouble with Taxing Those at the Top

AEI Tax Policy Outlook, 2007, No. 2
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 23 Feb 2013
Alan D. Viard
American Enterprise Institute
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How Would Cardin's VAT Affect Social Security Recipients?

Tax Notes, Vol. 149, No. 5, 2015
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 06 Jan 2016
Alan D. Viard
American Enterprise Institute
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Value added tax, Social Security

54.

Tax and Spending Reform for Fiscal Stability and Economic Growth

AEI Economic Perspectives, May 2015
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 06 Jan 2016
American Enterprise Institute (AEI), American Enterprise Institute, American Enterprise Institute (AEI) and American Enterprise Institute
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tax, budget, Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, progressive consumption tax

55.

The Basic Economics of Pease and PEP

Tax Notes, Vol. 146, No. 6, 2015
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 06 Jan 2016
Alan D. Viard
American Enterprise Institute
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Pease itemized deduction limitation, personal exemption phase-out, charitable deduction

56.

The Trouble with Taxing the Young

AEI Tax Policy Outlook, 2007, No.3
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 23 Feb 2013
Alan D. Viard
American Enterprise Institute
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Review of Bruce Bartlett, 'The Benefit and the Burden: Tax Reform — Why We Need It and What It Will Take'

Journal of Economic Literature, Vol. 50, No. 4, 2012
Posted: 21 Feb 2013
Alan D. Viard
American Enterprise Institute

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The Dormant Commerce Clause and the Balkanization of the Municipal Bond Market

State Tax Notes, Vol. 46, No. 3, October 22, 2007
Posted: 18 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2007
Alan D. Viard
American Enterprise Institute

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Taxation of Corporate Gains on Sales of Depreciable Property

Tax Notes, Vol. 115, No. 10, June 4, 2007
Posted: 01 Jun 2007
Kevin A. Hassett and Alan D. Viard
American Enterprise Institute (AEI) and American Enterprise Institute

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The Social Security Surplus, the Trust Fund, and the Federal Budget

Tax Notes, Vol. 94, No. 7, February 18, 2002
Posted: 22 Feb 2002
Alan D. Viard
American Enterprise Institute

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Dynamic Asset Pricing Effects and Incidence of Realization-Based Capital Gains Taxes

Journal of Monetary Economics, Vol. 46, No. 2, October 2000
Posted: 29 Aug 2001
Alan D. Viard
American Enterprise Institute

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Capital gains taxation, Asset pricing, Tax incidence, Lock-in effect