Tax Foundation's Tax Policy Podcast

Andrew Chamberlain on the Importance of Federal Spending in Determining Progressivity

April 17, 2007

Why are distributional analysis studies that focus solely on taxes incomplete? What can be gained from examining the spending side of the fiscal equation, and how can a recognition of the importance of both sides help policymakers seeking to fundamentally reform the tax code?

In this in-depth podcast, Tax Foundation economist Andrew Chamberlain discusses the importance of taking into account the progressivity of federal spending, which income groups pay the most taxes and receive the... neither hosts nor alters podcast files. All content © its respective owners.