Book Review of Kleinbard, 'We are Better Than This: How Government Should Spend Our Money'

68 National Tax Journal 681-688 (September 2015)

8 Pages Posted: 9 Sep 2015

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Daniel Shaviro

New York University School of Law

Date Written: June 1, 2015

Abstract

This short book review of Edward Kleinbard's "We Are Better Than This: How Government Should Spend Our Money" both discusses the book's many strengths, and addresses the significance to the book's analysis of issues of high-end (as distinct from low-end) inequality that it generally does not emphasize.

Keywords: tax policy, high-end inequality, low-end inequality, Gini coefficient, tax rhetoric

JEL Classification: E60, E62, H20, H23, H24, H50

Suggested Citation

Shaviro, Daniel, Book Review of Kleinbard, 'We are Better Than This: How Government Should Spend Our Money' (June 1, 2015). 68 National Tax Journal 681-688 (September 2015). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2657625

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