Timothy Taylor Global Economy Expert

Timothy Taylor is an American economist. He is managing editor of the Journal of Economic Perspectives, a quarterly academic journal produced at Macalester College and published by the American Economic Association. Taylor received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Haverford College and a master's degree in economics from Stanford University. At Stanford, he was winner of the award for excellent teaching in a large class (more than 30 students) given by the Associated Students of Stanford University. At Minnesota, he was named a Distinguished Lecturer by the Department of Economics and voted Teacher of the Year by the master's degree students at the Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs. Taylor has been a guest speaker for groups of teachers of high school economics, visiting diplomats from eastern Europe, talk-radio shows, and community groups. From 1989 to 1997, Professor Taylor wrote an economics opinion column for the San Jose Mercury-News. He has published multiple lectures on economics through The Teaching Company. With Rudolph Penner and Isabel Sawhill, he is co-author of Updating America's Social Contract (2000), whose first chapter provided an early radical centrist perspective, "An Agenda for the Radical Middle". Taylor is also the author of The Instant Economist: Everything You Need to Know About How the Economy Works, published by the Penguin Group in 2012. The fourth edition of Taylor's Principles of Economics textbook was published by Textbook Media in 2017.

 
The Shape of the Federal Budget

The Shape of the Federal Budget

The release by the Congressional Budget Office of the “The Budget and Economic Outlook: 2022 to 2032″ (May 2022) offers an excuse to review a few facts and projections about the federal budget.

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Is Geoengineering Research Objectionable?

Is Geoengineering Research Objectionable?

Geoengineering is the idea of putting materials–say, certain aerosols–into the atmosphere to counteract the effects of carbon and other greenhouse gases.

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Designing Tax Incentives for Charitable Giving

Designing Tax Incentives for Charitable Giving

There is a long-standing if low-simmering controversy about whether tax breaks for charitable giving should even exist.

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Interview with Joel Mokyr: Past and Future Growth

Interview with Joel Mokyr: Past and Future Growth

Allison Schrager has a 50-minute interview with economic historian Joel Mokyr on her “Risk Talking” podcast (May 17, 2022).

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Global Value Chains and Rethinking Production and Trade

Global Value Chains and Rethinking Production and Trade

A global value chain refers to the full range of activities that economic actors engaged in to bring a product to market.

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