Economic History

US economic history starts with the 13 colonies and the transition from communal to individual land ownership, continues with 19th century economic growth and takes us to the role of services during the 20th century. Involving government, consumers and businesses, at econlife, economic history provides more understanding of today’s economy.

A Lesson From 1986

Yes. we all know that the Tax Reform Act of 1986 is the most recent example of comprehensive tax reform. And yes, it compressed 14 tax brackets into two (15%, 28%) with a third that has been called th…

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