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New Report Touts Benefits of Economic Freedom

New Report Touts Benefits of Economic Freedom San Francisco – The Pacific Research Institute (PRI), a free-market think tank based in California, today released The Sizzle of Economic Freedom: How Economic Freedom Helps You and Why You Should Demand More, a report that highlights the best scholarly studies measuring the …

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First, do no harm

Taking the temperature of the Colorado economy As we close out the year in one of the worst recessions in modern history, Congress and the Colorado Legislature will be looking to do something — whatever that is — because people want something done — whatever that might be. Before any …

Business & Economics

The Sizzle of Economic Freedom: How Economic Freedom Helps You and Why You Should Demand More

The Sizzle of Economic Freedom: How Economic Freedom Helps You and Why You Should Demand More, highlights the best scholarly studies measuring the benefits of economic freedom. In producing the study, the authors chose the most recent and academically rigorous peer-reviewed studies in top academic journals. “The price of limiting …

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Choices hint at move to middle

Many conservative pundits have predicted a radical shift in U.S. economic policy and serious, prolonged economic stagnation under the incoming Obama administration. In many ways their analysis is correct, but things could turn out quite differently if President Obama pulls a Clinton – meaning he shifts quickly to pragmatic, workable …

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Growth is the only solution to state’s crisis

Most of the proposed solutions for California’s budget problems – spending cuts, tax increases, infrastructure spending – attempt to patch a Band-Aid on a festering wound but do not address the underlying causes of the infection – an economy weakened by improper nutrition and the wrong medications. We cannot cut, …

Business & Economics

Taxes Determine Business Environments

WASHINGTON—Studies suggest that high taxes put corporations at a competitive disadvantage not only in the global markets, but also within different states in the United States. Companies have historically moved operations from U.S. states with high taxes to those with low corporate and personal taxes, says the Tax Foundation, a …

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Where Are the Japanese Googles?

Last week, a select group of Silicon Valley entrepreneurs traveled to Tokyo to learn about Japan’s tech sector and new opportunities. What they found was a country in transition, a few surprises, and a group of Japanese entrepreneurs itching to plunge headfirst into the international marketplace. The goal was to …

Business & Economics

Where have Silicon Valley’s Republicans gone?

Calling venture capitalist Tim Draper an ardent Republican is something of an understatement. In 1999, he was enough of a fan of then-candidate George W. Bush that he chaired three fundraisers over a year before the actual election. Salon once dubbed him “George W.’s point man in Silicon Valley.” The …

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Economic Freedom in America: What is Economic Freedom?

All eyes are opened, or opening, to the rights of man. The general spread of the light of science has already laid open to every view the palpable truth, that the mass of mankind has not been born with saddles on their backs, nor a favored few booted and spurred, …

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My View: State budget mess: We can learn from Canada

California’s new budget deal is a short-term fix that leaves the Golden State without a long-term solution to its financial woes. More often than not, lessons from our neighbors to the north concern what not to do. However, in the case of budgets, there is much to gain by replicating …

Business & Economics

New Report Touts Benefits of Economic Freedom

New Report Touts Benefits of Economic Freedom San Francisco – The Pacific Research Institute (PRI), a free-market think tank based in California, today released The Sizzle of Economic Freedom: How Economic Freedom Helps You and Why You Should Demand More, a report that highlights the best scholarly studies measuring the …

Business & Economics

First, do no harm

Taking the temperature of the Colorado economy As we close out the year in one of the worst recessions in modern history, Congress and the Colorado Legislature will be looking to do something — whatever that is — because people want something done — whatever that might be. Before any …

Business & Economics

The Sizzle of Economic Freedom: How Economic Freedom Helps You and Why You Should Demand More

The Sizzle of Economic Freedom: How Economic Freedom Helps You and Why You Should Demand More, highlights the best scholarly studies measuring the benefits of economic freedom. In producing the study, the authors chose the most recent and academically rigorous peer-reviewed studies in top academic journals. “The price of limiting …

Business & Economics

Choices hint at move to middle

Many conservative pundits have predicted a radical shift in U.S. economic policy and serious, prolonged economic stagnation under the incoming Obama administration. In many ways their analysis is correct, but things could turn out quite differently if President Obama pulls a Clinton – meaning he shifts quickly to pragmatic, workable …

Business & Economics

Growth is the only solution to state’s crisis

Most of the proposed solutions for California’s budget problems – spending cuts, tax increases, infrastructure spending – attempt to patch a Band-Aid on a festering wound but do not address the underlying causes of the infection – an economy weakened by improper nutrition and the wrong medications. We cannot cut, …

Business & Economics

Taxes Determine Business Environments

WASHINGTON—Studies suggest that high taxes put corporations at a competitive disadvantage not only in the global markets, but also within different states in the United States. Companies have historically moved operations from U.S. states with high taxes to those with low corporate and personal taxes, says the Tax Foundation, a …

Business & Economics

Where Are the Japanese Googles?

Last week, a select group of Silicon Valley entrepreneurs traveled to Tokyo to learn about Japan’s tech sector and new opportunities. What they found was a country in transition, a few surprises, and a group of Japanese entrepreneurs itching to plunge headfirst into the international marketplace. The goal was to …

Business & Economics

Where have Silicon Valley’s Republicans gone?

Calling venture capitalist Tim Draper an ardent Republican is something of an understatement. In 1999, he was enough of a fan of then-candidate George W. Bush that he chaired three fundraisers over a year before the actual election. Salon once dubbed him “George W.’s point man in Silicon Valley.” The …

Business & Economics

Economic Freedom in America: What is Economic Freedom?

All eyes are opened, or opening, to the rights of man. The general spread of the light of science has already laid open to every view the palpable truth, that the mass of mankind has not been born with saddles on their backs, nor a favored few booted and spurred, …

Business & Economics

My View: State budget mess: We can learn from Canada

California’s new budget deal is a short-term fix that leaves the Golden State without a long-term solution to its financial woes. More often than not, lessons from our neighbors to the north concern what not to do. However, in the case of budgets, there is much to gain by replicating …

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