Mr. Stephen J. Entin

Posted in: Environment/Transportation Policy, Health Care/Workers' Compensation, Taxation/Budget/Economic Policy

President & Executive Director , Institute for Research on the Economics of Taxation
1730 K Street, NW
Suite 910
Washington DC
Work Fax: (202) 463-6199
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IRET provides policy makers with objective analyses of the economic effects of public economic policy initiatives.
Advised the National Commission on Economic Growth and Tax Reform (Kemp Commission) and wrote several of its support documents.
As deputy assistant secretary at the U.S. Treasury Department, developed budget, tax and Social Security policy.

Academic Background

B.A.: Dartmouth College (Mathematics).
M.A.: University of Chicago (Economics).

Publications or Presentations

"Time for Some Tax Incentives for Investment," IRET Congressional Advisory, No. 74, Sep. 4, 1998.
"There's No Economic Excuse for a Higher Cigarette Tax," IRET Briefing & Bulletin, No. 72, Apr. 30, 1998.
"Social Security Transition: Maximizing Economic Benefits," paper for the American Bar Ass'n Economic Advisory Committee Meeting, May 29, 1998.

Issue Specialities

Taxes and economic growth, fundamental tax reform, Social Security, retirement saving, federal budget, monetary policies, health-care reform, international economics and trade, social cost and regulation.

Calvert Index

Taxation/Budget/Economic Policy
Health Care/Workers' Compensation
Environment/Transportation Policy