Publications

PIIE's 50+ scholars research a wide range of topics and regions. Our publications reflect the Institute’s commitment to timely, prescient, and topical research in a variety of formats. PIIE books, Policy Briefs, PIIE Briefings, Working Papers, and other scholarly writings all meet our high standards of intellectual rigor and transparency. All PIIE publications communicate the analysis, views, and scholarship of their authors and are not intended to reflect an official view of the Institute or the views of members of the Institute's Board of Directors.

Policy Briefs

September 2018
Pellet presents evidence that the tax law passed in 2017 will affect the present discounted value of after-tax corporate profits with significant differences across sectors. Sectors that previously had high effective tax rates, low leverage, low capital expenditures, and low foreign exposure are...

Thomas Pellet (World Bank)

Working Papers

Working Paper
September 2018
This paper considers the implications of a sustained period of low productivity growth for the design of tax systems. While the specific changes needed will vary by country and depend on how other features of the economic environment change, several broad conclusions emerge. First, lower...

Karen Dynan (PIIE)

PIIE Briefings

PIIE Briefing
June 2018
Outright trade war between the world’s two largest economies would be devastating to the working people of both countries, as well as destructive to the future of the entire world economy. The costs of conflict between China and the United States far outweigh the current causes of dispute in their...

Ha Jiming (China Finance 40 Forum) and Adam S. Posen (PIIE), editors