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Video: Policy Basics: Where Do Our Federal Tax Dollars Go?
October 25, 2012
The Center's Tax Policy Analyst, Chye-Ching Huang, and Director of Federal Tax Policy, Chuck Marr, discuss where our federal tax dollars go. Topics include defense and international security assistance, Social Security, and health insurance and safety net programs. Chuck Marr, "Obviously, …
Video: Jared Bernstein and Chuck Marr Discuss How Tax Reform Could Become a Trap
June 28, 2012
Jared Bernstein and Chuck Marr, Director of Federal Tax Policy at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, discuss the implications of tax reform if it is not done carefully. The discussion focuses on a recent report, "How Tax Reform Could Become a Trap: Tax Reform Holds Promise, But if Not Done Carefully, Could Increase the Deficit and Inequality and Harm …
Video: Jared Bernstein and Hannah Shaw Discuss the May Employment Report
June 1, 2012
Jared Bernstein, the Center’s Senior Fellow, and Hannah Shaw, one of the Center’s Research Associates, discuss the policy implications of the disappointing jobs report for May.
Video: Jared Bernstein and Chye-Ching Huang Discuss Tax Rates and the Economy
May 8, 2012
Jared Bernstein and Chye-Ching Huang discuss the Center's new, comprehensive analysis of recent findings on the economic effects of raising federal income taxes on upper-income taxpayers as part of a balanced effort to reduce budget deficits.
Video: Chad Stone and Hannah Shaw Discuss the March Employment Report
April 6, 2012
Chad Stone, Chief Economist, and Hannah Shaw, Research Associate, discuss the disappointing jobs report for March and what it indicates about job creation and economic growth. Click the video for the full discussion.
Video: Jared Bernstein Discusses the Budget, Debt, and the Economy with Richard Kogan
February 10, 2012
CBPP Senior Fellows Jared Bernstein and Richard Kogan explain why the claim that the rise in the national debt in recent years places an unfair burden on future generations is “wrong in a lot of different ways.”
Video: Jared Bernstein Discusses the January Employment Report with Chad Stone
February 3, 2012
Jared Bernstein, Senior Fellow, and Chad Stone, Chief Economist, discuss what the encouraging January employment report indicates about job creation and economic growth.
Chad Stone: “We’re smiling and the markets are smiling and this is actually a good jobs report. It’s one of the few good jobs reports we’ve had in this recovery. We had 240,000 jobs on private and government payrolls combined. 257,000 jobs in the private sector. 23 straight months of private sector job creation. Another two years of that, we’ll have erased the hole that got created by the Great Recession.”
Video: "You Ask, I Answer" with Jared Bernstein
January 31, 2012
Jared Bernstein, Senior Fellow at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, answers questions from his readers.
Video: A Discussion with Jared Bernstein and Chye-Ching Huang on Capital Gains Tax
January 31, 2012
“There are lots of good reasons to get rid of” the preferential tax treatment of capital gains, Chye-Ching Huang tells Jared Bernstein in this video.
She notes, for instance, that “at the same time that capital gains income has been growing really rapidly, and growing at the very top of the income distribution, we have been cutting the rates. That is one of the major reasons why the tax system hasn’t been doing as much to push against income inequality as it used to.”
Chye-Ching and Jared discuss what capital gains are and the tax advantages they receive compared to ordinary income.