Category: Steven Pearlstein

Professor Pearlstein writes on the political backlash set to arrive due to the Republican tax bill

In his December 19th piece in the Washington Post Wonkblog, Robinson Professor of Public Affairs Steven Pearlstein issues a warning to those financially benefiting from the new Republican tax bill: they’ve woken up fierce opposition that is set to roll

Professor Pearlstein explains the worries over the merger of CVS and Aetna

In his December 15th column in the Washington Post, Robinson Professor of Public Affairs Steven Pearlstein warns of the vertical integration of CVS and Aetna as anti-competitive and possibly harmful to patients in the future.  Read the full story here.

Professor Pearlstein writes on how the new tax bill impacts Bryce Harper

In his December 1st piece in the Washington Post Wonkblog, Robinson Professor of Public Affairs Steven Pearlstein uses baseball player Bryce Harper as a case study of the impact of the new Republican tax plan.  You can read the full

Professor Pearlstein reviews “The Captured Economy” by Brink Lindsey and Steven Teles

In his November 22nd piece in the Washington Post, Robinson Professor of Public Affairs Steven Pearlstein reviews “The Captured Economy”, an analysis of the so-called “bipartisan blind spot” of how faulty regulations can increase income inequality and harm economic growth. 

Professor Pearlstein writes on the Business Roundtable’s decisions on tax reform

In his November 17th piece in the Washington Post, Robinson Professor of Public Affairs Steven Pearlstein writes on the dilemma being faced by the Business Roundtable concerning Republican tax reform and it’s implications. You can read the full article here.

Professor Pearlstein critiques the Democratic response to Republican tax plans

In his November 3rd piece in the Washington Post, Robinson Professor of Public Affairs Steven Pearlstein writes on the need for the Democratic Party to propose their own tax policies in response to the Republican tax plan, rather than purely

Professor Pearlstein writes on the misconceptions embedded in the Republican tax plan

In his September 27th piece in the Washington Post, Robinson Professor of Public Affairs Steven Pearlstein discusses the problems in both economic theory and public opinion created by the Republican platform on tax reform.  You can read the full article

Professor Pearlstein writes on Amazon’s search for another headquarters in the face of urban planning crises in American cities

In his September 8th piece in the Washington Post, Robinson Professor of Public Affairs Steven Pearlstein writes about Amazon’s search for a second headquarters city in the context of the zoning and housing crisis striking many major U.S. cities.  You

Professor Pearlstein writes on the views of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on tax reform

In his August 29th piece in the Washington Post, Robinson Professor of Public Affairs Steven Pearlstein describes the shortcomings of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce recommendations for tax reform.  Read the full article here.

Professor Pearlstein writes on the significance of the resignations from Trump’s advisory councils

In his August 19th piece in the Washington Post, Robinson Professor of Public Affairs Steven Pearlstein writes about the significance of the resignations from President Trump’s advisory councils in the context of declining American support for capitalism.  You can read