Policy writer

Evan Horowitz

Evan Horowitz writes the “Quick Study” column for the Globe, both online and in print. He digs through data to find information that illuminates the policy issues facing Massachusetts and the US.

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Oof, that’s a bad GDP number

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US economic growth slowed to 0.7 percent in the first quarter.

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

We’re a typical family. What would Trump’s tax plan mean for us?

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The president’s proposal is clear in how it would help the wealthy. For the rest of us, the picture is fuzzy.

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Who wins and loses under Trump’s tax plan?

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The biggest benefits would go to businesses, which would see the top corporate drop by more than half.

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President Trump’s tax plan is ambitious, and high-priced

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The middle class doesn’t stand to gain much from a reform strategy that would add trillions to the nation’s debt.