Path to prosperity: Hamilton Project ideas on income security, education, and taxes

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Brookings Institution Press, Nov 30, 2008 - Business & Economics - 402 pages
"Focuses on three key criteria for fostering broadly shared economic growth: enhancing economic security, building a highly skilled work force, and reforming the tax system. Proposals include reforming unemployment insurance, improving incentives for retirement saving, building quality into each level of education, and simplifying taxation and making it more progressive"--Provided by publisher.

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Contents

Fundamental Restructuring of Unemployment
29
Reforming Unemployment Insurance
63
Improving Opportunities and Incentives
93
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About the author (2008)

Jason Furman is the director of the Hamilton Project, a Brookings policy initiative aimed at promoting economic growth and opportunity. A former White House adviser, he has conducted research and policy work on issues that include taxes, health care and Social Security. He is the coeditor of Path to Prosperity: Hamilton Project Ideas on Income Security, Education, and Taxes (Brookings, 2008) with Jason E. Bordoff.