The Moral Hazard Hidden in Trump's Tax Returns
On Saturday, The New York Times released part of Donald Trump’s 1995 tax returns that revealed over $900 million in business losses and concluded that Trump could have avoided paying any federal income taxes for 18 years, deducting up to $50 million a year from his taxable income each year. If true, Trump may have … Continue reading "The Moral Hazard Hidden in Trump’s Tax Returns"
Should CEOs End Salary Negotiation?
New Reddit CEO, Ellen Pao, is making waves across the tech and finance industry with her recent decision to end salary negotiations for new hires. This new policy was unveiled in her interview with The Wall Street Journal yesterday as she talked about a wide range of issues related to gender in the tech industry. Pao … Continue reading "Should CEOs End Salary Negotiation?"
How Not to Defend Voter Restriction Laws
I was listening to this NPR story today that presented two rebuttals to the claim that voter restriction laws make it difficult for historically disenfranchised people to vote. They both strike me as bad rebuttals, and I’d like to consider them in turn. (You can listen to the story above). The first is that it claimed that activists … Continue reading "How Not to Defend Voter Restriction Laws"