The Rise and Fall of Carter's 1978 Tax Reform
3 Pages Posted: 24 Feb 2013
Date Written: 2013
In 1978, President Jimmy Carter proposed a liberal tax reform based on popular ideas he campaigned on in 1976. Nevertheless, the proposal was rejected by a Democratic Congress. This article reviews the Carter proposal and the reasons for its demise.
Keywords: Jimmy Carter, tax reform
JEL Classification: K34, H20
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