Lawmakers who sped a bill through the U.S. House last week may have handed a few more goodies to Wall Street’s wealthiest than they realize. Investors in billion-dollar hedge funds might be able to take advantage of a new, lower tax rate touted as a break for small businesses. Private equity fund managers might be [...]

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Jeffrey Sachs, professor at Columbia University, discusses income inequality in the U.S. and tax reform. He speaks with Tom Keene on “Bloomberg Surveillance.”

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Bloomberg Podcast: Harm Bandholz, UniCredit Chief U.S. Economist, says the time for tax reform is right but we don’t need a tax cut in this environment. Jeffrey Sachs, Columbia University Professor, says the debt to GDP ratio has doubled in the last decade and will double again. Michael Nathanson, Moffettnathanson Founding Partner & Senior Research [...]

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A centerpiece of the planned GOP tax overhaul has been to lower the corporate tax rate, which Republicans have argued will push companies to invest more at home. To get a better sense of the impact of a lower corporate tax rate, we invited two leading economists with opposing views when it comes to the issue. [...]

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Marketplace Morning Report with David Brancaccio: The Republican tax overhaul – which calls for a reduced corporate tax rate of 20 percent – has now passed in the House. There’s been a lot of debate over how much this bill will help American taxpayers. One noted economist who argues that it won’t: Jeffrey Sachs.

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By 11:00 on Election Night 2017, the results had been universally summarized in a single emoji: a wave. Pundits and activists from Donald Trump to Bernie Sanders — and everyone in-between — saw the results as a validation of their own particular interests, but everyone seemed to agree that this represented a new reality. Read more in The Hill. 

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“The moonshot wasn’t a miracle, it was just rigorous engineering,” says Jeffrey Sachs, an economist at Columbia’s Center for Sustainable development, in a new documentary. “On climate, we haven’t gotten organized to do a moonshot.” Read more here.

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Influential economist Professor Jeffrey Sachs speaks at Singapore Management University, delivering the 32nd lecture in SMU’s Presidential Distinguished Lecturer Series (PDLS) on November 1, 2017. Read more here.

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Heavy dependence on coal is the number one obstacle in Asia’s push for sustainable growth while the region’s best practices lie with its pivot towards advanced technology, said leading US economist Jeffrey Sachs. Read more here.

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