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  • Intro to energy subsidies scaled cover image
    Many thanks to Auden Schendler, SVP of Sustainability at the Aspen Skiing Company for the invitation to talk about energy subsidies as part of their Aspen U Speaker Series. The event was also sponsored by the Aspen Center for Environmental Studies, Protect Our Winters, and Audi. The event gave me a...
  • Cover of 2023 Texas tax exemptions report
    Last October, I wrote about the way that arcane statutory language on what tax breaks needed to be reported in Texas resulted in the largest tax subsidy to oil and gas in the state not being reported at all. Specifically, if a particular tax does not comprise 5% or more of the state's revenues...
  • logo_bloomberg tax_blue square format
    Our op-ed, Tax Expenditure Scrutiny Can End Trillion-Dollar Political Game, was published in Bloomberg Tax today. I wrote the piece jointly with Flurim Aliu and Agustin Redonda at the Council on Economic Policies in Zurich. Flurim and Agustin lead a hugely important effort to build a global database...