Browse by Media Hit and Economic Growth
Will Single-Payer Health Care Be California's Next Big Fiscal Crisis?
As Institute for Policy Innovation scholar Merrill Matthews recently noted in these pages, a number of states have tried to impose single-payer health plans on their citizens and failed.
The Obama Economy: Three Shocking Numbers From Obama's Economic Legacy
While Obama promised America “hope and change” from a progressive left-of-center dogma, it was more of the “same ol’, same ‘ol” from an economic standpoint.
Tax Rate Reduction May Be Tied to GDP Growth: UHY
Giovanetti cautioned that putting more money in people’s pockets so they can spend it is not the purpose of tax reform. “No, cash isn’t enough,” he said. “It has to be invested productively in order to grow the economy. When businesses expand, they hire new workers and create new wealth. And that’s what we want.”
Will Jobs 'Make America Great Again?'
According to IPI, even though the unemployment rate has gone from 7.8 percent to just under 0.05 percent, the labor participation rate also dropped — from 65.7 to 62.8 percent, a level not seen since March 1978. Meanwhile, the gross domestic product growth has nearly stalled.
Seven Things Trump's Win Means for America
Trump's tax plan is one of the most dynamic and pro-growth tax plans out there, says IPI's Merrill Matthews to TheStreet. Trump’s plan includes business taxes capped at 15 percent, which could boost business investment and help grow the economy.
Memo To Trump: Blame Obama, Not Ford, For Small Car Shift To Mexico
"By moving their small cars to Mexico, which has skilled but cheaper labor, Ford hopes to break-even or make a little profit off them," explains the Institute for Policy Innovation's Merrill Matthews. (He notes that tax policy and climate change rules are also pushing Ford out of the U.S.)
Ford Building Cars in Mexico
The Economy Is The Unspoken Pressing Issue This Election Cycle
For now, both candidates appear happy to peddle a re-packaged version of President Obama’s job-killing agenda.
Clinton's Economic Plan Is Bad For Michigan
Tom Giovanetti at the Institute for Policy Innovation says Obama is the first president in U.S. history not to have at least one year in office with a national GDP growth rate of at least 3 percent.
Scholar Debunks Trump's Trade Speech
Presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump’s trade policy speech this week was misleading on the actual state of U.S. trade, a scholar with the Institute for Policy Innovation said in a Rare op-ed published on Friday.
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