Economic Development & Security

The US tax structure has increasingly favored wealthy individuals and corporations, shifting the tax burden to middle and lower income individuals—disproportionately women. With funding cuts that further undermine women’s economic security, the importance of tax and budgetary reforms is critical for women’s economic well-being and advancement. The impact of fiscal policies on women and families needs wider public understanding accompanied by appropriate and effective policy responses.

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By Linda Basch* Today marks the one-year anniversary of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). In its first year, ARRA has provided tax...
February 25, 2009 posted by admin Overall, the economic stimulus plan that Congress passed and President Obama signed is a strong package.  We...
Posted November 24, 2008 by Linda BaschLinda Basch: What three recommendations do you have for Timothy Geithner, our next Treasury Secretary?Sara...
October 24, 2008 posted by Linda Basch  

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  • 2014 Annual Conference

    Photos from the "Women and Economic Security: Changing Policy and Practice" conference