Monday, February 24, 2020

Change of location. "Wealth Taxation and Inequality in America" with Phil Magness; Bastiat Society, March 5.

Change of location: 

Hampton Inn
5630 Franklin Pike Cir.
Brentwood, TN 37027
Join AIER's Bastiat Society program in Nashville for a talk with AIER's Phil Magness, Author and
Phil Magness
Senior Research Fellow.

Is inequality rising in the United States? Is wealth taxation, as desired by several presidential candidates, a viable solution? This talk will take a scrutinizing look at the underlying data of the inequality debate, including how politicians and their economic advisers have manipulated statistical measures of income and wealth to create the illusion of an inequality crisis.

Thu Mar 5th 6:00pm - 7:30pm (CST)
ADS Security, Suite 100, 3001 Armory Dr #100, Nashville, TN 37204
Phil Magness 
Registration Required. Register Here.

More about the speaker: Phil Magness is a Senior Research Fellow at the American Institute for Economic Research. Echoing the warnings of Bastiat and Tocqueville, his research area encompasses the two great political problems of the 19th century United States: slavery and taxation. Magness is the coauthor of the critically acclaimed book Colonization after Emancipation: Lincoln and the Movement for Black Resettlement (University of Missouri Press).

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