5 Pages Posted: 26 Nov 2012
Date Written: November 26, 2012
A paper on the impact of tax rates on economic growth from the Congressional Research Service was recently withdrawn under pressure from Republicans on Capitol Hill. The resulting furor led the paper to receive far more attention than would have been the case had Republicans simply ignored it. This article details the origins and development of this event.
Keywords: Congressional Research Service, Thomas Hungerford
JEL Classification: H10, K35
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Bartlett, Bruce, How Not to Refute a Tax Study You Don't Like (November 26, 2012). Tax Notes, Vol. 137, No. 9, 2012. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2181099