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March 17, 2017

Will Single-Payer Health Care Be California's Next Big Fiscal Crisis?

IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews

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.

January 23, 2017

The Obama Economy: Three Shocking Numbers From Obama's Economic Legacy

IPI expert referenced: Tom Giovanetti

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.

December 27, 2016

Tax Rate Reduction May Be Tied to GDP Growth: UHY

IPI expert referenced: Tom Giovanetti

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.”

December 9, 2016

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.

November 9, 2016

Seven Things Trump's Win Means for America

IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews

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.

October 12, 2016

Memo To Trump: Blame Obama, Not Ford, For Small Car Shift To Mexico

IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews

"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.)  

September 28, 2016

Ford Building Cars in Mexico

IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews
August 5, 2016

The Economy Is The Unspoken Pressing Issue This Election Cycle

IPI expert referenced: Tom Giovanetti

For now, both candidates appear happy to peddle a re-packaged version of President Obama’s job-killing agenda. 

August 2, 2016

Clinton's Economic Plan Is Bad For Michigan

IPI expert referenced: Tom Giovanetti

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.

July 1, 2016

Scholar Debunks Trump's Trade Speech

IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews

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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