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Carried Interest and Your Private Sweat Equity

Suppose your rich uncle buys an old house to do some fix-ups and hopes to resell it at a gain. He has the cash and is willing to split the profit 50-50 if you’re willing to handle a few restorations over the next year. 1,159 more words

Taxes

Will reducing the corporate tax rate actually lead to increased wages?

Democrats and others are claiming that the proposed Republican tax package’s reduction in the corporate tax rate is a sham and a ruse to benefit the one percent. 264 more words

Taxation

Trumponomist

According to recent news reports, Kevin Hassett, the State Farm James Q. Wilson Chair in American Politics and Culture at the American Enterprise Institute (no, I didn’t make that up), will soon be named the head of Donald Trump’s Council of Economic Advisers. 488 more words

Kinh Tế Học dành cho Luật Sư

~ Đoan Trang ~

Có lẽ không nhiều người biết rằng giữa Luật Pháp và Kinh Tế có một mối quan hệ gắn kết chặt chẽ. 12,707 more words

Economism—or vulgar economics

In discussing the textbook treatment of the minimum wage, James Kwak provides a perfect example of how contemporary mainstream economics “can be more misleading than it is helpful.” 822 more words