This Is How People Really Feel About Paying Taxes

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    The politics of taxes are always fraught. In theory, everyone wants to pay less of them and bristle at the prospect of paying more. But it turns out that our feelings are more complicated and nuanced. On this episode, we speak with Stefanie Stantcheva, a Harvard economist who has done deep survey work on how people really feel about taxes. What she’s discovered could be useful going forward in terms of thinking about how to design the optimal policy.

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