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Infrastructure plan has positives and negatives for GDP

Apr 8, 2021
Infrastructure adds to gross domestic product, but interest rates can take away from it.
Lower-income workers have been able to raise their wages faster than middle and higher-income workers, says a new NBER working paper.
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Why it's so hard to strike a deal on a global corporate tax

Apr 7, 2021
A major international group is trying to prevent companies from shifting profits to countries with low tax rates.
The Biden administration supports a corporate tax hike to 28%. That could lead to more attempts to game the system and shift profits overseas.
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