New Research Paper Published on Arkansas Job Creation Program — and the Results Do Not Look Good

By Caleb Taylor Does Arkansas’s Quick Action Closing Fund (QACF) increase county-level private employment and establishments? ACRE Policy Analyst Jacob Bundrick and Scholar and UCA Assistant Professor of Economics Dr. Thomas Snyder investigate this question in their academic journal article “Do Business Subsidies Lead to Increased Economic Activity? Evidence from Arkansas’s Quick Action Closing Fund” […]

Bundrick Quoted In Statewide Publications On Business Subsidies

By Caleb Taylor ACRE Policy Analyst Jacob Bundrick answered questions from members of the State Agencies & Government Affairs – Senate Constitutional Issues Subcommittee on Tuesday, February 20th about Arkansas economic development incentives. Bundrick explained the conclusions of a working paper by him and ACRE Scholar Dr. Tom Snyder, UCA Associate Professor of Economics, titled […]

Hutchinson Calls for Top Individual Income Tax Rate to Be Cut to 6 Percent

By Caleb Taylor Governor Asa Hutchinson announced his support on Monday in an address to legislators at the beginning of the fiscal session for a reduction of Arkansas’s top individual income tax rate from 6.9 to 6 percent. This rate reduction is along the lines of one of the reform suggestions outlined by ACRE scholar […]