Joseph A. Pechman
Joseph A. Pechman
|Died||August 19, 1989 (aged 71)|
|Alma mater||University of Wisconsin–Madison|
City College of New York
Joseph Aaron Pechman (April 2, 1918 – August 19, 1989) was a highly influential economist and taxation scholar in the United States. He graduated from the City College of New York and the University of Wisconsin–Madison. He served as president of the American Economic Association and was a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He was also a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution.
Pechman advocated income taxation, progressive tax rates, and tax reform. He was a major figure in the Tax Reform Act of 1986.
A prolific author, Pechman published influential books such as "Gender in the Workplace" and "How Taxes Affect Economic Behavior".
- Joseph A. Pechman (29 June 2001). Federal Tax Policy. Brookings Institution Press. ISBN 9780815769613.
Pechman was born in Borowie, Poland, in 1918. Pechman was married and had two daughters, Ellen Pechman and Jane Pechman Stern.
- ^ "Joseph A. Pechman is Dead at 71; Aided 1986 Income Tax Changes". The New York Times. 21 August 1989.
- ^ HighBeam
- ^ Pechman, Joseph A. (1990). "A Conversation with Joseph A. Pechman". Eastern Economic Journal. 16 (1): 1–7. JSTOR 40326218.
- ^ "Gender in the Workplace - 1987, Page iii by Joseph A. Pechman, Clair Brown, Heidi I. Hartmann, Lourdes Benería, Richard B. Freeman, Jonathan S. Leonard, Karen C. Holden, W. Lee Hansen, Barbara R. Bergmann, Mark D. Roberts, Charles Brown, Shirley J. Wilcher". Archived from the original on 2007-11-19. Retrieved 2017-09-02.
- ^ "How Taxes Affect Economic Behavior - 1981, Page iii".[dead link]
- ^ "Pechman, Joseph Aaron". The Biographical Dictionary of American Economists. Continuum. 2006. doi:10.1093/acref/9780199754748.001.0001. ISBN 9780199754748.