Jason J. Fichtner

Johns Hopkins University - SAIS

1717 Massachusetts Avenue NW

Washington DC, DC 20036

United States

http://https://sites.google.com/site/jasonjfichtner/

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Scholarly Papers (26)

1.

How Will Retirement Saving Change By 2050? Prospects for the Millennial Generation

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 07 Jul 2019
William G. Gale, Hilary Gelfond and Jason J. Fichtner
Brookings Institution, Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Students and Johns Hopkins University - SAIS
Downloads 767 (39,523)
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Reforming the U.S. Corporate Tax System to Increase Tax Competitiveness

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 01 Jun 2005
Jason J. Fichtner
Johns Hopkins University - SAIS
Downloads 301 (123,179)
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Tax reform, corporate tax, transfer pricing, international competitiveness, tax competition, tax competitiveness

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A Guide to Tax Policy Analysis: Problems with Distributional Tax Tables

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 11 Feb 2005
Jason J. Fichtner
Johns Hopkins University - SAIS
Downloads 218 (170,885)
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Tax, tax distribution, tax anlaysis, tax policy

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The Taxation of Mutual Fund Investors: Performance, Saving and Investment

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 18 Feb 2005
Jason J. Fichtner
Johns Hopkins University - SAIS
Downloads 206 (179,442)
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Mutual Funds, capital gain distribution, tax reform

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The Taxation of Individual Retirement Plans: Increasing Choice for Seniors

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 18 Feb 2005
Jason J. Fichtner
Johns Hopkins University - SAIS
Downloads 183 (199,690)

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Providing Tax Equity for Mutual Fund Investors: Changing the Taxation of Capital Gain Distributions

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 18 Feb 2005
Jason J. Fichtner
Johns Hopkins University - SAIS
Downloads 147 (240,319)
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Mutual Funds, capital gain distribution, tax reform

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The Debt Ceiling: What is at Stake

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 29 May 2011
Jason J. Fichtner and Veronique de Rugy
Johns Hopkins University - SAIS and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 128 (267,735)
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debt ceiling, debt limit, federal budget, federal spending

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Taxing Marriage: Microeconomic Behavioral Responses to the Marriage Penalty and Reforms for the 21st Century

George Mason University Mercatus Working Paper Series No. 12-24
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 19 Sep 2012
Jason J. Fichtner and Jacob M. Feldman
Johns Hopkins University - SAIS and Independent
Downloads 111 (296,632)
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Marriage penalty, Marriage bonus, Joint income filing, Single filing, Marriage neutrality

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The Debt Limit Debate

Mercatus on Policy Paper No. 91
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 29 May 2011
Jason J. Fichtner and Veronique de Rugy
Johns Hopkins University - SAIS and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 106 (306,386)

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debt ceiling, debt limit, federal budget, federal spending

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Extending the Budget Enforcement Act: Revision of Paygo Rules Necessary for Better Tax Policy

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 13 Feb 2005
Jason J. Fichtner
Johns Hopkins University - SAIS
Downloads 105 (308,303)

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Budget, tax, budget policy, tax policy, PAYGO, budget enforcement act

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Distribution Tables and Federal Tax Policy: A Scoring Index as a Method for Evaluation

Number of pages: 147 Posted: 14 Dec 2005
Jason J. Fichtner
Johns Hopkins University - SAIS
Downloads 101 (316,500)

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federal taxation, tax policy, tax distribution analysis, tax reform, income distribution, problem definition, issue framing, agenda setting, strategic management

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The Hidden Costs of Tax Compliance

Mercatus Published Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 28 May 2013
Jason J. Fichtner and Jacob M. Feldman
Johns Hopkins University - SAIS and Independent
Downloads 95 (329,178)
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federal taxes, tax code complexity, Tax Reform Act of 1986, Internal Revenue Service, revenue gap, economic efficiency, lobbying costs, accounting costs

A Comparison of Tax Distribution Tables: How Missing or Incomplete Information Distorts Perspectives

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 11 Feb 2005
Jason J. Fichtner
Johns Hopkins University - SAIS
Downloads 46 (489,080)
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tax, tax distribution, tax anlaysis, tax policy

A Comparison of Tax Distribution Tables: How Missing or Incomplete Information Distorts Perspectives

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 11 Feb 2005
Jason J. Fichtner
Johns Hopkins University - SAIS
Downloads 41 (512,533)
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tax, tax distribution, tax anlaysis, tax policy

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Can We Trust the Social Security Trust Funds?

Mercatus on Policy, No. 88, January 2011
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 25 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2011
Jason J. Fichtner and Veronique de Rugy
Johns Hopkins University - SAIS and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 76 (376,702)

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Social Security, Trust Fund, Social Security Reform

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Encouraging Personal Saving and Investment: Changing the Tax Treatment of Unrealized Capital Gains

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 18 Feb 2005
Jason J. Fichtner
Johns Hopkins University - SAIS
Downloads 75 (379,621)

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Mutual Funds, capital gain distribution, tax reform

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Challenges of Retirement Policy, Social Security Reform, and Retirement Income: A Discussion with Alicia H. Munnell, PhD

Retirement Management Journal, Vol. 8, No. 1, 2019, pp. 6-16
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 31 Jan 2020
Boston College - Center for Retirement Research, University of California, Berkeley, Johns Hopkins University - SAIS and Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis (SCEPA)
Downloads 65 (409,943)
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Munnell, retirement income, Social Security reform

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A Guide to Tax Policy Analysis: The Central Tendency of Federal Income Tax Liabilities in Distributional Analysis

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 18 Feb 2005
Jason J. Fichtner
Johns Hopkins University - SAIS
Downloads 64 (413,199)
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tax, tax distribution, tax anlaysis, tax policy

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Lessons from the 1986 Tax Reform Act: What Policy Makers Need to Learn to Avoid the Mistakes of the Past

George Mason University Mercatus Center Working Paper No. 11-23
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 13 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2011
Jason J. Fichtner and Jacob M. Feldman
Johns Hopkins University - SAIS and Independent
Downloads 53 (452,206)

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tax, tax reform, tax reform act of 1986, TRA86, budget, federal tax policy

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The Misleading Effects of Averages in Tax Distribution Analysis

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 11 Feb 2005
Jason J. Fichtner
Johns Hopkins University - SAIS
Downloads 41 (502,121)
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Tax, tax distribution, tax anlaysis, tax policy

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Artificially Sweetening the COLA

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 08 Jan 2011
Jason J. Fichtner
Johns Hopkins University - SAIS
Downloads 26 (581,459)

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Social Security, Cost of Living, COLA

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Reforming the Mortgage Interest Deduction

Mercatus Working Paper No. 14-17
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 22 Jun 2014
Jason J. Fichtner and Jacob M. Feldman
Johns Hopkins University - SAIS and Independent
Downloads 25 (587,816)

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mortgage interest deduction, MID, homeownership tax credit, tax reform

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The 1 Percent Solution

Mercatus Center at George Mason University Working Paper No. 11-05
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 24 Mar 2011
Jason J. Fichtner
Johns Hopkins University - SAIS
Downloads 24 (594,387)

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federal budget, spending, tax, taxation, deficit, debt

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Year-End Federal Spending and Government Waste: Reforming 'Use It or Lose It' Rules

Mercatus Research Paper
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 17 Aug 2018
Jason J. Fichtner and Joseph Albanese
Johns Hopkins University - SAIS and Independent
Downloads 21 (614,437)

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year-end spending, federal budget, fraud, waste, abuse

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Saving Social Security Disability Insurance: Designing and Testing Reforms Through Demonstration Projects

Mercatus Research Paper
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 17 Aug 2018
Jason J. Fichtner and Jason S. Seligman
Johns Hopkins University - SAIS and U.S. Department of the Treasury - Office of Economic Policy
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Social Security, disability insurance, SSDI, Social Security Disability Insurance reform, demonstration projects, retirement, Social Security reform

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The Wealth of Generations, with Special Attention to the Millennials

NBER Working Paper No. w27123
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 12 May 2020 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2021
Brookings Institution, Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Students, Johns Hopkins University - SAIS and Northwestern University
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Estimated Retirement Benefits in the Social Security Statement

Social Security Administration Research and Statistics Note
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 25 Feb 2021
Glenn Springstead, David Weaver and Jason J. Fichtner
Social Security Administration, Catholic University of America (CUA), Lecturer (Economics) and Johns Hopkins University - SAIS
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Social Security Statement, Benefit Estimates, Microsimulation