Entrepreneurship

Commentary

A Disastrous Year In Federal Healthcare Spending

For current and future taxpayers, 2021 was a brutal year—at least when it comes to healthcare spending. Congress and the Biden administration approved tens of billions in new expenditures. Much of that money was, or will be, wasted on inefficient programs and subsidies that do little to improve the quality …

Business & Economics

Wayne Winegarden talks economy, inflation, entrepreneurship on Live 5 News

Watch PRI’s Dr. Wayne Winegarden discuss inflation, the state of the economy, and his recent study on how government policy designed to help small businesses has negative impacted small businesses with anchor Raphael James on Live 5 News in Charleston, SC.

California

Reform Misguided Laws, Don’t Raise Minimum Wage, to Address California’s High Cost of Living

California isn’t yet finished hiking the minimum wage from the last bill that increased it to $15 an hour starting in 2023 for all businesses, and now comes another proposal to move it to $18. Imagine the response from companies struggling to keep up with current payrolls when they hear …

Business & Economics

Wayne Winegarden talks entrepreneurship series on Live from Seattle

Dr. Wayne Winegarden, PRI senior fellow in business and economics, discusses the Breaking Down Barriers to Opportunity series on entrepreneurship on “Live from Seattle” with host Tim Gaydos on KGNW Radio in Seattle.

Business & Economics

New Federal Spending Will Hurt Entrepreneurs More Than It Helps

By Kerry Jackson and Wayne Winegarden Since the earliest days of the coronavirus pandemic, Washington has authorized nearly $6 trillion in new outlays. Much of it was directed toward helping small businesses. But are America’s entrepreneurs better off for this big spending? The evidence says no. Massive expenditures, which could …

Business & Economics

Wayne Winegarden Talks Entrepreneurship on Jimmy Barrett Show

Listen to PRI’s Dr. Wayne Winegarden discuss inflation and how the government’s pandemic spending may have hurt lower-income Americans, and the latest paper in PRI’s Breaking Down Barriers to Opportunity series on “The Jimmy Barrett Show” on KTRH Radio in Houston. https://www.pacificresearch.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/JIM-B-SEG-2-DR.-WAYNE-WINEGARDEN-11-30.mp3

Business & Economics

Wayne Winegarden Discusses Entrepreneurship Study on Iowa PBS Market to Market

Dr. Wayne Winegarden, PRI senior fellow in business and economics, discusses inflation, infrastructure and the latest Breaking Down Barriers to Opportunity study on how government pandemic policy negatively impacted entrepreneurs with host Paul Yeager on Iowa PBS’ “Market to Market”.

Business & Economics

Wayne Winegarden Discusses Infrastructure Bill on Insight with Vicki Gonzalez

Listen to Dr. Wayne Winegarden, PRI senior fellow in business and economics, discuss the federal infrastructure bill and the impact of higher spending on future entrepreneurship on “Insight with Vicki Gonzalez” on Capital Public Radio in Sacramento.  The interview begins at the 15:45 mark. https://www.pacificresearch.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/insight-211129-full-show.mp3

Business & Economics

Listen: How pandemic “relief” hurt entrepreneurs

Listen to Dr. Wayne Winegarden, author of PRI’s Breaking Down Barriers to Opportunity series on entrepreneurship, discuss how government pandemic “relief” policies actually hurt entrepreneurs on “Mornings on Main Street” with host Bill Main on WDUN Radio in North Georgia. https://www.pacificresearch.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/Dr-Wayne-Winegarden-fini-Mornings-on-Main-Street.mp3

Business & Economics

Wayne Winegarden Talks Impact of Biden Plan on Entrepreneurship in USA Today

‘Crazy’ or ‘much ado about nothing’? How Joe Biden’s Build Back Better plan could affect inflation By Paul Davidson The White House says its sprawling Build Back Better legislation will create a new foundation for American households, a kind of social infrastructure for low- and middle-class families. Many Republicans and …

Commentary

A Disastrous Year In Federal Healthcare Spending

For current and future taxpayers, 2021 was a brutal year—at least when it comes to healthcare spending. Congress and the Biden administration approved tens of billions in new expenditures. Much of that money was, or will be, wasted on inefficient programs and subsidies that do little to improve the quality …

Business & Economics

Wayne Winegarden talks economy, inflation, entrepreneurship on Live 5 News

Watch PRI’s Dr. Wayne Winegarden discuss inflation, the state of the economy, and his recent study on how government policy designed to help small businesses has negative impacted small businesses with anchor Raphael James on Live 5 News in Charleston, SC.

California

Reform Misguided Laws, Don’t Raise Minimum Wage, to Address California’s High Cost of Living

California isn’t yet finished hiking the minimum wage from the last bill that increased it to $15 an hour starting in 2023 for all businesses, and now comes another proposal to move it to $18. Imagine the response from companies struggling to keep up with current payrolls when they hear …

Business & Economics

Wayne Winegarden talks entrepreneurship series on Live from Seattle

Dr. Wayne Winegarden, PRI senior fellow in business and economics, discusses the Breaking Down Barriers to Opportunity series on entrepreneurship on “Live from Seattle” with host Tim Gaydos on KGNW Radio in Seattle.

Business & Economics

New Federal Spending Will Hurt Entrepreneurs More Than It Helps

By Kerry Jackson and Wayne Winegarden Since the earliest days of the coronavirus pandemic, Washington has authorized nearly $6 trillion in new outlays. Much of it was directed toward helping small businesses. But are America’s entrepreneurs better off for this big spending? The evidence says no. Massive expenditures, which could …

Business & Economics

Wayne Winegarden Talks Entrepreneurship on Jimmy Barrett Show

Listen to PRI’s Dr. Wayne Winegarden discuss inflation and how the government’s pandemic spending may have hurt lower-income Americans, and the latest paper in PRI’s Breaking Down Barriers to Opportunity series on “The Jimmy Barrett Show” on KTRH Radio in Houston. https://www.pacificresearch.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/JIM-B-SEG-2-DR.-WAYNE-WINEGARDEN-11-30.mp3

Business & Economics

Wayne Winegarden Discusses Entrepreneurship Study on Iowa PBS Market to Market

Dr. Wayne Winegarden, PRI senior fellow in business and economics, discusses inflation, infrastructure and the latest Breaking Down Barriers to Opportunity study on how government pandemic policy negatively impacted entrepreneurs with host Paul Yeager on Iowa PBS’ “Market to Market”.

Business & Economics

Wayne Winegarden Discusses Infrastructure Bill on Insight with Vicki Gonzalez

Listen to Dr. Wayne Winegarden, PRI senior fellow in business and economics, discuss the federal infrastructure bill and the impact of higher spending on future entrepreneurship on “Insight with Vicki Gonzalez” on Capital Public Radio in Sacramento.  The interview begins at the 15:45 mark. https://www.pacificresearch.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/insight-211129-full-show.mp3

Business & Economics

Listen: How pandemic “relief” hurt entrepreneurs

Listen to Dr. Wayne Winegarden, author of PRI’s Breaking Down Barriers to Opportunity series on entrepreneurship, discuss how government pandemic “relief” policies actually hurt entrepreneurs on “Mornings on Main Street” with host Bill Main on WDUN Radio in North Georgia. https://www.pacificresearch.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/Dr-Wayne-Winegarden-fini-Mornings-on-Main-Street.mp3

Business & Economics

Wayne Winegarden Talks Impact of Biden Plan on Entrepreneurship in USA Today

‘Crazy’ or ‘much ado about nothing’? How Joe Biden’s Build Back Better plan could affect inflation By Paul Davidson The White House says its sprawling Build Back Better legislation will create a new foundation for American households, a kind of social infrastructure for low- and middle-class families. Many Republicans and …

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