Kevin A. Hassett

American Enterprise Institute (AEI)

Resident Scholar

1150 17th Street, N.W.

Washington, DC 20036

United States

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Is Newspaper Coverage of Economic Events Politically Biased?

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 13 Sep 2004 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2008
John R. Lott Jr. and Kevin A. Hassett
Crime Prevention Research Center and American Enterprise Institute (AEI)
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Is Newspaper Coverage of Economic Events Politically Biased?

Public Choice, July 2014, 65-108
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 02 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2017
John R. Lott Jr. and Kevin A. Hassett
Crime Prevention Research Center and American Enterprise Institute (AEI)
Downloads 75 (272,035)
Citation 12

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media bias, voting

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A Troubling Requirement

Regulation, Vol. 27, No. 1, Spring 2004, pp.52-58
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 28 May 2004
Kevin A. Hassett and Peter J. Wallison
American Enterprise Institute (AEI) and American Enterprise Institute (AEI)
Downloads 127 (185,091)

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Enron, Financial Accouting Standards Board, FASB, stock options, disclosure, Enron, Generally Accepted Accounting Practices, GAAP, fraud, financial markets, accounting practices

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Tax Policy and Investment

NBER Working Paper No. w5683
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 23 Oct 1996
Kevin A. Hassett and R. Glenn Hubbard
American Enterprise Institute (AEI) and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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Letter to Chairman Wheeler: Economic Evidence on Competition in Communications Markets and Implications for Key Policy Issues

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 13 Dec 2013
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, Navigant Economics, Brookings Institution, Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), ESC Company, American Enterprise Institute, University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School, University of Oxford, Smith School, American Enterprise Institute (AEI), The American Consumer Institute, Economists Incorporated, Advanced Analytical Consulting Group, Berkeley Research Group,LLC and Kansas State University - Department of Economics
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The 2003 Dividend Tax Cuts and the Value of the Firm: An Event Study

NBER Working Paper No. w11449
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 28 Jul 2005
Alan J. Auerbach and Kevin A. Hassett
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and American Enterprise Institute (AEI)
Downloads 109 (203,372)
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The Incidence of a U.S. Carbon Tax: A Lifetime and Regional Analysis

NBER Working Paper No. w13554
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 31 Oct 2007
Kevin A. Hassett, Aparna Mathur and Gilbert E. Metcalf
American Enterprise Institute (AEI), American Enterprise Institute (AEI) and Tufts University - Department of Economics
Downloads 102 (221,719)
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Taxes Around the World: A Brief History of World Tax Policy, 1981-2007

American Enterprise Institute Working Paper No. 160
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 08 Feb 2013
Kevin A. Hassett and Aparna Mathur
American Enterprise Institute (AEI) and American Enterprise Institute (AEI)
Downloads 99 (107,000)

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international tax incidence, international tax rates, economic history, public finance

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Revenue-Maximizing Corporate Income Taxes: The Laffer Curve in OECD Countries

AEI Working Paper #137
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 20 Mar 2013
Alex Brill and Kevin A. Hassett
American Enterprise Institute (AEI) and American Enterprise Institute (AEI)
Downloads 86 (97,550)
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Top Ten Myths of Social Security Reform

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 23 Jun 2008
Jeffrey R. Brown, Kevin A. Hassett and Kent A. Smetters
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, American Enterprise Institute (AEI) and University of Pennsylvania - Business & Public Policy Department
Downloads 79 (244,384)
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Investment Under Alternative Return Assumptions: Comparing Random Walks and Mean Reversion

NBER Working Paper No. t0175
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Sep 2000
Gilbert E. Metcalf and Kevin A. Hassett
Tufts University - Department of Economics and American Enterprise Institute (AEI)
Downloads 71 (265,270)
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Spatial Tax Competition and Domestic Wages

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 08 Feb 2013
Kevin A. Hassett and Aparna Mathur
American Enterprise Institute (AEI) and American Enterprise Institute (AEI)
Downloads 67 (129,883)
Citation 2

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international tax rates, international wages, manufacturing wages, international tax competition

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Assessing the Economic Gains from Telecom Competition

NBER Working Paper No. w10482
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 26 May 2004 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2010
AT&T, American Enterprise Institute (AEI), Boston University and Boston University - Department of Economics
Downloads 66 (280,127)
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A New Measure of Consumption Inequality

AEI Economic Studies, No. 2, June 2012
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 Feb 2013
Kevin A. Hassett and Aparna Mathur
American Enterprise Institute (AEI) and American Enterprise Institute (AEI)
Downloads 58 (232,655)
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Inflation and the User Cost of Capital: Does Inflation Still Matter?

NBER Working Paper No. w6046
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 25 May 2006
Darrel S. Cohen, Kevin A. Hassett and R. Glenn Hubbard
Federal Reserve Board - Division of Research and Statistics, American Enterprise Institute (AEI) and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
Downloads 48 (319,756)
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Tax Reforms and Investment: A Cross-Country Comparison

NBER Working Paper No. w5232
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 30 Jun 2000
Jason G. Cummins, Kevin A. Hassett and R. Glenn Hubbard
Brevan Howard Asset Management LLP, American Enterprise Institute (AEI) and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
Downloads 45 (328,357)
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Investment with Uncertain Tax Policy: Does Random Tax Policy Discourage Investment?

NBER Working Paper No. w4780
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 22 Sep 2000 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2010
Kevin A. Hassett and Gilbert E. Metcalf
American Enterprise Institute (AEI) and Tufts University - Department of Economics
Downloads 44 (349,620)
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Capital Taxation in the 21st Century

NBER Working Paper No. w20871
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Jan 2015
Alan J. Auerbach and Kevin A. Hassett
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and American Enterprise Institute (AEI)
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Tax Policy and Business Fixed Investment in the United States

NBER Working Paper No. w3619
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 05 Jul 2004
Alan J. Auerbach and Kevin A. Hassett
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and American Enterprise Institute (AEI)
Downloads 43 (316,846)
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Measuring the Energy Savings from Home Improvement Investments: Evidence from Monthly Billing Data

NBER Working Paper No. w6074
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 26 Feb 1998 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2010
Gilbert E. Metcalf and Kevin A. Hassett
Tufts University - Department of Economics and American Enterprise Institute (AEI)
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On the Marginal Source of Investment Funds

NBER Working Paper No. w7821
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 03 Aug 2000
Alan J. Auerbach and Kevin A. Hassett
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and American Enterprise Institute (AEI)
Downloads 41 (331,333)
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Dividend Taxes and Firm Valuation: New Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w11959
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 13 Apr 2006 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2010
Alan J. Auerbach and Kevin A. Hassett
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and American Enterprise Institute (AEI)
Downloads 40 (346,445)
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Energy Tax Credits and Residential Conservation Investment

NBER Working Paper No. w4020
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 31 May 2001
Kevin A. Hassett and Gilbert E. Metcalf
American Enterprise Institute (AEI) and Tufts University - Department of Economics
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A New Measure of Horizontal Equity

NBER Working Paper No. w7035
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 30 Mar 1999 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2010
Alan J. Auerbach and Kevin A. Hassett
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and American Enterprise Institute (AEI)
Downloads 30 (380,836)
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Accounting Standards, Information Flow, and Firm Investment Behavior

NBER Working Paper No. w4685
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 29 Dec 2000
Jason G. Cummins, Trevor S. Harris and Kevin A. Hassett
Brevan Howard Asset Management LLP, Columbia University - Columbia Business School and American Enterprise Institute (AEI)
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Are Investment Incentives Blunted by Changes in Prices of Capital Goods?

NBER Working Paper No. w6676
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 06 Nov 1998
Kevin A. Hassett and R. Glenn Hubbard
American Enterprise Institute (AEI) and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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The Economic Benefits of New York City's Public School Reforms, 2002-2013

Georgetown McDonough School of Business Research Paper No. 2541667
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 24 Dec 2014
Robert J. Shapiro and Kevin A. Hassett
Georgetown University - Robert Emmett McDonough School of Business and American Enterprise Institute (AEI)
Downloads 28 (328,357)

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education, reform, graduation rates, hosuing values, New York

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The Impact of Title II Regulation of Internet Providers on Their Capital Investments

Georgetown McDonough School of Business Research Paper No. 2540563
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 21 Dec 2014
Kevin A. Hassett and Robert J. Shapiro
American Enterprise Institute (AEI) and Georgetown University - Robert Emmett McDonough School of Business
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Internet, regulation, ISP, FCC, telecommunications, Title II, Section 706

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Taxation and Foreign Direct Investment in the United States: A Reconsideration of the Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w3895
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 05 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2010
Alan J. Auerbach and Kevin A. Hassett
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and American Enterprise Institute (AEI)
Downloads 27 (384,622)
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Uncertainty and the Design of Long-Run Fiscal Policy

NBER Working Paper No. w7036
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 30 Mar 1999 Last Revised: 05 May 2000
Alan J. Auerbach and Kevin A. Hassett
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and American Enterprise Institute (AEI)
Downloads 27 (400,686)
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Recent U.S. Investment Behavior and the Tax Reform Act of 1986: A Disaggregate View

NBER Working Paper No. w3626
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 13 Nov 2007
Alan J. Auerbach and Kevin A. Hassett
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and American Enterprise Institute (AEI)
Downloads 26 (405,094)
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Optimal Long-Run Fiscal Policy: Constraints, Preferences and the Resolution of Uncertainty

NBER Working Paper No. w9132
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 30 Aug 2002
Alan J. Auerbach and Kevin A. Hassett
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and American Enterprise Institute (AEI)
Downloads 26 (400,686)
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Taxation and Corporate Investment: The Impact of the 1991 Swedish Tax Reform

NBER Working Paper No. w5189
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 30 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2010
Alan J. Auerbach, Kevin A. Hassett and Jan Sodersten
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, American Enterprise Institute (AEI) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Corporate Savings and Shareholder Consumption

NBER Working Paper No. w2994
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 10 Feb 2001 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2010
Alan J. Auerbach and Kevin A. Hassett
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and American Enterprise Institute (AEI)
Downloads 22 (418,903)
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The Consumer Burden of a Carbon Tax on Gasoline

Fuel Taxes and the Poor: The Distributional Effects of Gasoline Taxation and Their Implications for Climate Policy, Thomas Sterner, ed., Resources for the Future Press, 2011
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 08 Feb 2013
Kevin A. Hassett, Aparna Mathur and Gilbert E. Metcalf
American Enterprise Institute (AEI), American Enterprise Institute (AEI) and Tufts University - Department of Economics
Downloads 17 (311,435)

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carbon tax, gasoline, tax policy, tax burden

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Reassessing the Social Returns to Equipment Investment

NBER Working Paper No. w4405
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 18 Jul 2007
Alan J. Auerbach, Kevin A. Hassett and Stephen D. Oliner
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, American Enterprise Institute (AEI) and American Enterprise Institute
Downloads 16 (470,382)
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Predicting Tax Reform

American Enterprise Institute Working Paper No. 138
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 08 Feb 2013
Kevin A. Hassett and Aparna Mathur
American Enterprise Institute (AEI) and American Enterprise Institute (AEI)
Downloads 15 (444,328)

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tax competition, corporate tax reform, predicted probability, probit model

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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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Distributional Impacts in a Comprehensive Climate Policy Package

NBER Working Paper No. w16101
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 21 Jun 2010
Gilbert E. Metcalf, Aparna Mathur and Kevin A. Hassett
Tufts University - Department of Economics, American Enterprise Institute (AEI) and American Enterprise Institute (AEI)
Downloads 11 (480,860)
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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
Downloads 10 (449,536)

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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)
Downloads 7 (501,380)

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An Empirical Analysis of Middle Class Welfare: Testing Alternative Approaches

American Enterprise Institute Working Paper No. 134
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 08 Feb 2013
Kevin A. Hassett and Aparna Mathur
American Enterprise Institute (AEI) and American Enterprise Institute (AEI)
Downloads 7 (491,272)

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The Response of Deferred Executive Compensation to Changes in Tax Rates

NBER Working Paper No. w21516
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 08 Sep 2015
Aspen Gorry, Kevin A. Hassett, R. Glenn Hubbard and Aparna Mathur
Utah State University - College of Business - Department of Economics, American Enterprise Institute (AEI), Columbia University and American Enterprise Institute (AEI)
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Policy Uncertainty and the Economy

AEI Research, August 2016
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 06 Aug 2016
Kevin A. Hassett and Joseph W. Sullivan
American Enterprise Institute (AEI) and American Enterprise Institute
Downloads 0 (325,426)

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policy, uncertainty, ambiguity, elections, tax shocks, policy uncertainty

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Statistically Measuring 2016 Presidential Candidate Electability: Evidence from Prediction Markets

AEI Economics Working Paper 2016-04
Posted: 10 May 2016
Jonathan S. Hartley and Kevin A. Hassett
University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School, Students and American Enterprise Institute (AEI)

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Forecasting and Prediction Methods, Economic Models of Political Processes, Information and Market Efficiency

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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 Effects of Temporary Partial Expensing on Investment Incentives in the United States

National Tax Journal, Vol. 55, No. 3, September 2002
Posted: 28 Feb 2003
Darrel S. Cohen, Dorthe-Pernille Hansen and Kevin A. Hassett
Federal Reserve Board - Division of Research and Statistics, American Enterprise Institute (AEI) and American Enterprise Institute (AEI)

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Inflation, Taxes, and the Durability of Capital

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System FEDS Paper No. 97-53
Posted: 23 Jul 1998
Darrel S. Cohen and Kevin A. Hassett
Federal Reserve Board - Division of Research and Statistics and American Enterprise Institute (AEI)

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Investment Behavior, Observable Expectations, and Internal Funds

Posted: 20 Jul 1998
Jason G. Cummins, Kevin A. Hassett and Stephen D. Oliner
Brevan Howard Asset Management LLP, American Enterprise Institute (AEI) and American Enterprise Institute

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Are U.S. Investment and Capital Stocks at Optimal Levels?

FEDS Working Paper 95-32
Posted: 20 May 1998
Darrel S. Cohen, James E. Kennedy and Kevin A. Hassett
Federal Reserve Board - Division of Research and Statistics, Federal Reserve Board - Macroeconomic Analysis Section and American Enterprise Institute (AEI)

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Investment and Union Certification

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System Finance and Econ. Disc. Series 96-43
Posted: 11 Dec 1996
Bruce Fallick and Kevin A. Hassett
Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland - Research Department and American Enterprise Institute (AEI)

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Unionization and Acquisitions

JOURNAL OF BUSINESS, Vol. 59 No. 1, January 1996
Posted: 23 Jun 1995
Bruce Fallick and Kevin A. Hassett
Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland - Research Department and American Enterprise Institute (AEI)

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Unionization and Acquisitions

Federal Reserve Board FEDS Finance and Economics Discussion Series Working Paper 95-4
Posted: 20 Jun 1995
Bruce Fallick and Kevin A. Hassett
Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland - Research Department and American Enterprise Institute (AEI)

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