The United States does not live in an institutional vacuum; her citizens respond to tax incentives just like they do with prices. As a result of America's onerous corporate taxes, many corporations choose to establish their headquarters in low-tax countries and also invest abroad.
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This morning, the Social Security Administration announced a cost of living adjustment for 2018 of 2.0 percent.
Initial claims for unemployment insurance fell for the week ending October 7 and seem likely to drift back to their pre-storm levels.
What caused this run-up in road asset values is a mystery, but there is good reason to believe that America’s increasingly urban mix of roadways could explain some of the disproportionate growth in road value.
That understanding makes laughable any call for professional monopolies to police themselves, and it behooves editorial boards like that of the Times Union to show a bit more intellectual courage, call out the elephant in the room, and advocate for competitive forces.
The latest data on job openings suggest the labor market remains healthy and imply continued jobs growth in the coming months.
Do taxpayers facing a new income tax have good reasons to believe that their states will have a brighter fiscal future? History suggests otherwise. Plain and simple, jobs migrate to where taxes are low, away from where taxes are high. And people follow.
A report about the lesson conducted at The Career Academy, in Lincoln, Neb., by Ms. Nicole Barrett, a participant in Teach-the-Teachers Initiative 2017 in Omaha. This lesson was observed by James L. Olsen, AIER voting member.
This policy study explains what I have now come to expect: ballooning and outlandish costs, impenetrable and overlapping complexity, double-dip cronyism, market distortions to give you a headache, no transparency, and, perhaps worst of all, an embedded special-interest group with an entitlement mentality, accompanied by a few spineless politicos.
On October 3, the Committee for Monetary Research and Education held a dinner in New York City featuring four distinguished speakers on the topic of blockchain technology versus fiat currency.
Dockless bike-share companies are showing that a service that was considered by many to require a subsidized monopoly need not necessarily be so.
St. Francis Xavier University in Nova Scotia received an F for both campus and student-union policies, and their administrators reserve "the right to cancel events if they cause considerable 'emotional harm' to others."
After their chronic inability to move the needle on Obamcare reform, Republicans have now turned their attention to taxes. They have to give up show-and-tell politics for get-it-done legislation. Is that too much to ask? Hopefully, no. Probably, yes.