PBHFA’s Director Dr. Anna Pomeranet’s research on financial transaction taxes was featured in a Wall Street Journal article focused on Bernie Sander’s tax plan.
What would Bernie Sanders’ Wall St. tax look like?
By John Carney
Published: Feb 14, 2016 6:36 p.m. ET
Bernie Sanders wants to raise a lot of money from Wall Street.
Mr. Sanders’s plan isn’t to ask Wall Street for money. It’s to demand it in the form of a financial-transaction tax.
Proponents claim the tax would collect tens of billions of dollars, discourage speculative and high-frequency trading, and make markets safer and less volatile. Its opponents say the revenue estimates are […] Read more