Prior to joining Brookings in 1992, he was an assistant professor in the Department of Economics at the University of California, Los Angeles, and a senior staff economist for the Council of Economic Advisers under President George H.W. Bush.
He has also written numerous scholarly research articles, including publications in the American Economic Review, Journal of Political Economy, and Quarterly Journal of Economics, and has served as editor and editorial board member of several academic journals. He has also written extensively in policy-related publications and newspapers. Gale has served on advisory boards for the Government Accountability Office, the Internal Revenue Service, the Joint Committee on Taxation and the Board of the Center on Federal Financial Institutions.
A flat tax advocate squares off against two opponents.(Daniel J. Mitchell of the Heritage Foundation, William G. Gale of the Brookings Institution, Arthur Miller of Goldman, Sachs and Co.)
Dec 05, 1995; Even flat tax advocate Daniel J. Mitchell of the Heritage Foundation believes the flat tax has only a "one in three" chance of...