David Gamage writes for The San Francisco Examiner, Dec. 11, 2016
It can be quite easy for administrators at California’s public universities to breach agreements without suffering consequences, because public employees often face significant obstacles in enforcing employment contracts, whether or not that seems fair.
David Gamage and Aaron Goldzimer write for Los Angeles Times, April 6, 2016
The Fed is already charged with controlling the money supply in pursuit of stable inflation and full employment. Giving the Fed control over tax rates would mean that it would have another tool in its arsenal to help achieve those objectives, while better matching taxes to Congress’ spending over time.
David Gamage quoted in KQED News, April 15, 2015
David Gamage … says the 1099-K could be a part of a business strategy…. “It’s entirely possible that a primary reason for their adopting these structures is to want to distance themselves from the actions of their drivers.”
David Gamage quoted in The Washington Post, March 1, 2015
“Nobody I talked to in government, including many people involved in the legislative process, thought this was a question,” recalled David Gamage, a tax law professor at the University of California at Berkeley hired to help the Treasury Department’s Office of Tax Policy implement the law. “Nobody thought the argument [limiting the subsidies] was persuasive.’’
David Gamage interviewed by NBC Bay Area, July 25, 2014
“They aren’t supposed to be autonomous, but they are supposed to be accountable to their voters…. These districts don’t answer to the governor or to anybody else in the state directly. They’re only regulated indirectly the same way that any private organization or a nonprofit organization or other public organization is answerable to the state in terms of the state’s regulatory powers.”
David Gamage interviewed on Fox News, April 16, 2014
David Gamage … said it would really boil down to who benefits from these perks. “To what extent is this intended as a perk, a form of compensation, for the benefit of the employee, or to what extent is this just another way the employer gets the employee to work harder and longer and do things for the benefit of the employer?”
Mark Gergen and David Gamage write for The Sacramento Bee, March 22, 2014
The proposed carbon tax is a much better mechanism for making those who burn fossil fuels pay for the privilege of doing so. The carbon tax is more transparent, specifying the sums that must be paid for the privilege of emitting greenhouse gases. And unlike cap and trade’s auction proceeds, revenue from a carbon tax can be returned to Californians through direct tax relief.
David Gamage cited in The New York Times, February 26, 2014
As far as I know, before this month the only place that one could read about the Affordable Care Act’s new employment tax was in this paper by David Gamage.
David Gamage interviewed on NBC, February 14, 2014
“We can’t rule out, based on the numbers we see now, that almost everyone on the exchange pool is somebody who had some form of insurance before,” noted David Gamage…who helped implement the Affordable Care Act while working at the U.S. Treasury Department. “Now, that may or may not be the case…. We just don’t know yet. We’ll have much better information in a few months.”
David Gamage cited on Netquote.com, January 16, 2014
When it comes to health insurance, divorcing couples run into a problem if both parties were on one employer-sponsored insurance plan, says David Gamage.