Policy Market Blog

Safe Flowers in Louisiana

Martin Kennedy - Friday, September 07, 2018
There's an argument for licensing, but rent-seeking behavior undermines it.

Losing Academically as well

Martin Kennedy - Thursday, September 06, 2018
Why isn't UT competing for top students?

Eighty-three percent of economists said...

Martin Kennedy - Thursday, September 06, 2018
Any reasonable person, and economists tend to be reasonable, should agree that the average stadium deal will 'likely cost' more than the benefit derived.

Re TIF, a Related Matter…

Martin Kennedy - Thursday, September 06, 2018
Just b/c economists don't tend to like subsidies for developers doesn't mean some arrangements aren't defensible.