In the News

Spring 2018

Fall 2017

  • Invisible Borders: Licensing Burden Hurts State op-ed published December 28, 2017 by ACRE Scholar Dr. Thomas Snyder in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.
  • On December 22, ACRE Scholar Dr. Jeremy Horpedahl and ACRE Policy Analyst Jacob Bundrick were guests on Newsradio 102.9 KARN talking with Dan Harpool about occupational licensing (including the new Institute for Justice report), Bundrick’s study of the Quick Action Closing Fund, and all the latest in tax reform news (for both Arkansas and the nation).
  • Arkansas Ranked Tops for Christmas? op-ed published December 19, 2017 by ACRE Director Dr. David Mitchell in the Jonesboro Sun.
  • ACRE Scholar Dr. Thomas Snyder and ACRE Policy Analyst Jacob Bundrick were guests on the Paul Harrell Program on December 12, 2017  discussing their recent working paper entitled “Do Business Subsidies Lead to Increased Economic Activity? Evidence from Arkansas’s Quick Action Closing Fund.” You can stream the full interview here.
  • Dr. Dick Carpenter of the Institute for Justice recently visited the University of Central Arkansas for the ACRE’s Distinguished Speaker Series to discuss occupational licensing. While he was visiting, he also had the chance to appear on several radio shows to discuss his work. He called in for interviews on both the Dave Elswick Show and the Paul Harrell Program on November 13th and 14th. He concluded with an in-studio interview on the Doc Washburn Show after his visit to UCA on November 16th.
  • Out in the Open: Transparency Keeps Us Honest op-ed published November 16, 2017 by ACRE Policy Analyst Dr. Mavuto Kalulu and ACRE Research Assistant Terra Aquia in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.
  • To Tax or Not to Tax? op-ed published October 29, 2017 by ACRE Scholar Dr. Jeremy Horpedahl in the Log Cabin Democrat.
  • ACRE Scholar Dr. Jeremy Horpedahl was a guest speaker on NPR’s Marketplace discussing SALT deductions on October 27, 2017. If you weren’t one of the 12 million tuning in, you can stream the full segment here!
  • Prisoner’s dilemma: Tax incentives risk actual benefits op-ed published October 27, 2017 by ACRE policy analyst Jacob Bundrick in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.
  • Economic Development Bidding: A Prisoner’s Dilemma insight article published October 20, 2017 by ACRE policy analyst Jacob Bundrick in Bloomberg BNA‘s “Daily Tax Report: State.”
  • ACRE Scholar Dr. Thomas Snyder and Policy Analyst Jacob Bundrick were guests on the Paul Harrell Program on October 11, 2017 talking about Snyder’s recent Mercatus Center paper on occupational licensing. You can stream the full interview here.
  • To Reduce Crime: State has means, without cost op-ed published September 28, 2017 by ACRE Scholar Dr. Thomas Snyder and UCA Honors Student Alexandria Tatem in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.
  • ACRE Policy Analyst Jacob Bundrick was a guest on the Paul Harrell Program on September 27, 2017 talking about his new paper on Arkansas state taxes and manufacturing productivity. You can stream the full interview here.
  • No App for That: Government needs transparency op-ed published September 15, 2017 by ACRE policy analyst Dr. Mavuto Kalulu and ACRE Research Assistant Terra Aquia in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.
  • Favorites’ favors: Level business playing field op-ed published August 26, 2017 by ACRE policy analyst Jacob Bundrick in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.

Summer 2017

  • ACRE Director Dr. David Mitchell and Policy Analyst Jacob Bundrick spoke in a 2 hour segment on the 96.5 FM Dave Elswick Show discussing Arkansas taxation, subsidies, and other state issues on July 13, 2017.
  • Policy analyst Jacob Bundrick was a guest on Josh Waters 101.3 FM on July 6, 2017 to discuss policy issues in the state.

 

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