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November 10, 2015

If Donald Trump Becomes President, 6 Stocks to Buy


IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews

If Donald Trump were successful, multinationals like Apple, Google, they wouldn't have to try to use the tax system to hide their profits in other countries, IPI's Merrill Matthews tells The Street's Emily Stewart.

September 10, 2015

Obama Takes A Swipe At His Own Recovery


IPI expert referenced: Tom Giovanetti

During August, the Labor Department said another 261,000 people permanently dropped out of the labor force. "That's a net loss of 88,000 jobs, not an increase, " according to IPI President Tom Giovanetti. The labor force participation rate has been stuck for three months at its lowest rate since 1977, Giovanetti asserted. "That's not good news — that's a disaster, " he said.

March 27, 2015

Section 179 Reinstatement Good, But Clarity Is Better


IPI expert referenced: Tom Giovanetti

A federal policy think-tank this week released a new document detailing the impacts of tax uncertainty on the ag sector, including the "will they or won't they" nature of Section 179 reinstatement. In commentary on Section 179 and ag tax issues, IPI President Tom Giovanetti says Congress' latest move on the 2014 expensing provision was essentially too little too late.

October 22, 2014

All Quiet, Too Quiet, In Allocation Nation


IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews

IPI's Merrill Matthews analyzed 2013 Census Bureau data and Affordable Care Act figures and concluded that about 52 percent of American households receive benefits from one or more government programs. These figures cut through Democratic spin and make clear that a majority of American households do not pay anywhere near their pro rata share of government spending. This has important implications for both public policy and politics.

September 12, 2014

Standard of Living Improves Thanks to Skilled Immigrants


IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews

Skilled immigrants are good for the economy and for your pocketbook.

June 3, 2014

Worried about Inequality? Then Focus on Helping the Poor, not Punishing the Rich


IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews

Merrill Matthews of the Institute for Policy Innovation makes a powerful case for Social Security reform.

May 8, 2014

If Emma didn't only look to the left, she'd see young people can be priced out of work


IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews

The Australian cites Merrill Matthews: "There is an identifiable correlation between minimum wage increases and rising youth unemployment."

April 14, 2014

Choosing Sides; Who's Lining Up for and Against the Comcast-TWC Deal

February 20, 2014

The Minimum Wage Hike (Likely) Cometh, But Destruction Isn't Certain


IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews

"Even if the current minimum wage increase proposals don't affect your company, it sets a bad precedent," said Merrill Matthews. "A government that feels justified in raising the minimum wage high enough to hurt some companies may soon feel justified in raising it high enough to affect your company."

January 22, 2014

LAMBRO: Obama's sequestration alarmism was dead wrong


IPI expert referenced: Tom Giovanetti

President Obama's bogus promises are legendary, but perhaps you've forgotten his "sky is falling" forecast about the sequester. Tom Giovanetti points out the economy added about 1 million new jobs over the period during which the sequester was supposed to cost 750,000 jobs.

 

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