Bio for Josh Barro
For Top Economist, Obama Chooses an Actual Economist
May 29, 2013 | 14 CommentsThis is a hopeful sign that the administration will engage more productively on economic policy for the next three years.
Obamacare's Original Sin
May 28, 2013 | 20 CommentsPresident Barack Obama made two big promises during his first term that have tied his economic agenda in a straitjacket.
Don't Tax Apple, Tax Its Shareholders
May 24, 2013 | 38 CommentsThe process of determining the taxable U.S. income of a multinational corporation is necessarily complicated and arbitrary.
Does the IRS Even Understand the Tax Code?
May 21, 2013 | 45 CommentsIf you don't want IRS agents to behave badly, give them rules so clear they can't misapply them.