"Cutting through the academic jargon, the authors ...explore the fundamental questions and choices inherent in tax policymaking."
— Boston Sunday Globe
Praise for the first edition
is one of the best books on taxation I have ever read."
, Wall Street Journal
"For anybody interested in tax reform, yet confused by political polemic, Taxing Ourselves
is an invaluable guide to the debate."
About the Author
Joel Slemrod is Paul W. McCracken Collegiate Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy and Director of the Office of Tax Policy Research at the University of Michigan.
Jon Bakija is Associate Professor of Economics at Williams College and Visiting Associate Professor of Law at Cornell University Law School, 2007-2008.