Criminal justice professor Nikos Passas, an expert in the study of corruption and illicit financial flows, discusses the international fallout from the Panama Papers, which show how public officials have used offshore bank accounts to conceal their wealth or avoid taxes.
Law professor Peter Enrich examines the tax policies of President Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney, both of whom say their plans will help put Americans back to work.
Congress and President Obama reached a last-minute agreement on Tuesday to raise the nation’s debt ceiling, and avoid default. However, the crisis has damaged the United States’ standing in the world’s economy, according to Kamran Dadkhah, an associate professor of economics at Northeastern University.
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On Tax Day, many Americans find themselves hunched over their laptop or scrambling to their local post office to file on time. With this year’s April 18 deadline looming, Timothy Gagnon, assistant academic specialist in accounting at Northeastern University’s College of Business Administration, explains several recent tax-code changes, and offers some tips on how to avoid the last-minute rush next year.