xiii, 402 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
9780815730125 cloth alkaline paper 0815730128 cloth alkaline paper 9780815730132 paperback alkaline paper 0815730136 paperback alkaline paper
"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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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Foreword / Robert E. Rubin Path to prosperity / Roger C. Altman ... [et al.] Enhancing economic security Fundamental restructuring of unemployment insurance: wage-loss insurance and temporary earnings replacement accounts / Jeffrey R. Kling Reforming unemployment insurance for the twenty-first-century workforce / Lori G. Kletzer and Howard Rosen Improving opportunities and incentives for saving by middle- and low-income households / William G. Gale, Jonathan Gruber, and Peter R. Orszag Building a high-skill workforce Success by ten: intervening early, often, and effectively in the education of young children / Jens Ludwig and Isabel Sawhill Summer opportunity scholarships: a proposal to narrow the skills gap / Alan B. Krueger and Molly F. McIntosh Identifying effective teachers using performance on the job / Robert Gordon, Thomas J. Kane, and Douglas O. Staiger College grants on a postcard: a proposal for simple and predictable federal student aid / Susan M. Dynarski and Judith E. Scott-Clayton Investing in the best and brightest: increased fellowship support for American scientists and engineers / Richard B. Freeman Creating a better tax system The simple return: reducing America's tax burden through return-free filing / Austan Goolsbee Reforming corporate taxation in a global economy: a proposal to adopt formulary apportionment / Reuven S. Avi-Yonah and Kimberly A. Clausing Taxing privilege more effectively: replacing the estate tax with an inheritance tax / Lily L. Batchelder.