Jacob Robbins

Jacob A. Robbins is a fellow at the Roosevelt Institute and a postdoctoral fellow at Columbia Business School.  He received a Ph.D. in economics from Brown University in 2019. His research focus is on macroeconomics and inequality.

Imagine a world in which the most pressing issue is to slash taxes for the rich and only the rich, costing the US government hundreds of billions of dollars and doing little to spur economic growth. Imagine a policy so unequal that even Mitt Romney has his doubts. Reader, I give you the capital gains

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