The Case for More Government and Higher Taxes

8/2/2016 - Distinguished Professor of Economics Peter H. Lindert in The New York Times.

It may be hard to remember, but Americans once appreciated the government that serves them. That’s long gone.

Last month, four academics — Jeff Madrick from the Century Foundation, Jon Bakija of Williams College, Lane Kenworthy of the University of California, San Diego, and Peter Lindert of the University of California, Davis — published a manual of sorts. It is titled “How Big Should Our Government Be?” (University of California Press).

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