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    • Bumpy Road Ahead: Bracing for Insolvency in the Highway Trust Fund 

      Dar, Jawad; Taylor, Lori L. (Mosbacher Institute for Trade, Economics & Public Policy, 2015-03)
      Funding for the federal Highway Trust Fund (HTF) is not keeping up with the deteriorating condition of America’s roads and bridges. HTF outlays have exceeded revenues in almost every year since 2001, and the fund faces an ...
    • Fairer Trade, Removing Gender Bias in US Import Taxes 

      Taylor, Lori L.; Dar, Jawad (Mosbacher Institute for Trade, Economics & Public Policy, 2015-03)
      Tariff rates on most articles of imported apparel and footwear are classified by the gender of the intended user, and for some items the rates differ. In this issue of The Takeaway the authors describe the discriminatory ...
    • The War on Poverty Needs a New Map 

      Taylor, Lori L.; Dar, Jawad (Mosbacher Institute for Trade, Economics & Public Policy, 2014-12)
      Since the start of Lyndon B. Johnson’s War on Poverty, the federal government has spent vast sums of money trying to lower U.S. poverty rates. Yet, despite the repeated allocation of massive financial resources, overall ...