Among the more influential economic narratives in recent decades has been a publication by the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) publication entitled Rich States, Poor States. That work is now in its 15th Edition, and is authored by Arthur Laffer, Stephen Moore and…
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Was school choice good for local public school enrollment?
The Roundtable with Amanda Weinstein
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Note: This is a data enhanced version of my weekly column. The annotations are in bold italics. Late last year, Indiana’s Senate pro tempore and Speaker…
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Rarely a week passes in which I hear someone suggest that a manufacturing renaissance is underway, and that the return of factories are poised to revive…
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One of the more enduringly perplexing matters I encounter is the widespread belief that state and local tax rates play a large role in economic growth…
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Time to start planning for a humanitarian crisis and a new Marshall Plan
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. . . and is it going to be a rocky 2022?
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