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Both columns on which EP worked last week failed to work out, so there is little more to report than this: Alan Auerbach, of the University of California at Berkeley, gave a superb Feldstein lecture last week at the Summer Institute of the National Bureau of Economic Research on the forbidding yet vital topic of Taxation of Business Income in the Global Economy. It would take more reporting than I was able to do to turn it into news. Meanwhile, voting begins tomorrow for officers of the American Economic Association in 2022. Slated for president-elect is Susan Athey, of Stanford