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Why Taxing Companies to Discourage Outsourcing Won't Work

January 25, 2012

Gary Clyde Hufbauer says President Obama's proposal to tax firms that outsource jobs will backfire and compel companies to sell off their foreign operations.


Annals of Economic Nationalism: Part II May 2, 2014

Are Tax Avoidance 'Havens' a Bad Thing? Part I May 24, 2013

Are Tax Avoidance 'Havens' a Bad Thing? Part II May 24, 2013

US Tax Policy and Outsourcing: Part II July 24, 2012

US Tax Policy and Outsourcing: Part I July 23, 2012

Would a 'Repatriation Tax Holiday' Work? October 19, 2011

The Debt Limit Debate Is a Distraction July 27, 2011

Economic Numbers Looking Up December 20, 2010

If It's a Recovery, Where Are the Jobs? September 1, 2010

Taxing Firms That Ship Jobs Overseas: Will It Backfire? May 3, 2010