Episode 107 – What’s Wrong With Taxes?
In this episode, host Bob Needham chats with two professors from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan to tackle the question, “What’s wrong with taxes?” The panel discusses a brief history of taxes in the U.S., why income taxes are so complicated, ideas for reform, and more.
At the end of the episode is a bonus research interview with Scott Rick, Associate Professor of Marketing, to discuss his research on the ways spouses shape each other’s spending habits.
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About the participants
Hosts and Producers: Jeff Karoub and Bob Needham
Guests: Nirupama Rao, Joel Slemrod, and Scott Rick
Audio Engineer: Jonah Brockman