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Unleashing Innovation and Growth: A Progressive Alternative to Populism

As Americans choose a new president in 2016, populist anger dominates the campaign. To hear Donald Trump or Senator Bernie Sanders tell it, America is…

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Slate: One Reason Tax Returns Are So Complicated? Because H&R Block and Other Preparers Like It That Way

Slate columnist Helaine Olen references a PPI report in this article on the complexity and cost of filing taxes. “According to the Progressive Policy Institute,…

The Atlantic: How the Tax-Prep Industry Takes Advantage of Low-Income Filers

The Atlantic’s Gillian B. White wrote about the PPI’s recent report on the exploitation of low income workers by tax preparation services. The Earned Income…

The Hub: Income tax preparation chains target low-income filers, study suggests

A PPI Report by senior fellow Paul Weinstein is discussed in this article for Johns Hopkins University’s magazine. National tax preparation chains continue to exploit…

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Agenda 2016: Reviving U.S. Economic Growth

The Progressive Policy Institute (PPI) teamed up with Columbia University’s Richard Paul Richman Center for Business, Law, and Public Policy to co-host a compelling symposium…

Jason Furman Remarks at Recent PPI Event on Reviving Private Investment in the U.S.

Business Investment in the United States: Facts, Explanations, Puzzles, and Policies Remarks by Jason Furman Chairman, Council of Economic Advisers September 30, 2015 Progressive Policy…

Congress Answers PPI Call, Exempts End-Users From Dodd-Frank

The Senate voted 93-4 Thursday to reauthorize the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) for six years. The legislation, which is expected to be signed into…