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Evan Horowitz

Evan Horowitz has been the Globe’s resident explainer since 2014, writing the “Quick Study” column and endeavoring to make complex topics comprehensible and lively.

Before joining the Globe, Evan worked at a think tank focused on the Massachusetts state budget. And prior to that, he was a professor of literature, focused on 19th century British and French authors.

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Look out, wealthy Boston suburbs: Here comes the GOP tax bill

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There’s increasing concern the tax bill would hurt a key slice of the local economy: Well-paid, white-collar, suburban families.

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Here’s the problem with high-speed tax cuts

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Congress is attempting tax reform on the quick, raising the risk of unintended consequences.

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The full promise and peril of GOP tax cuts

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Step by hasty step, Republicans are turning their tax plans into reality. With great ambition, however, comes great risk.

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Republican tax plan has 2 time bombs built in

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Defusing either one will set off the other.