On September 20, 2016 the Center hosted a Dialogue on the Minimum Wage with Minnesota Senator John Marty, Dan McElroy of Hospitality Minnesota, and Dr. Mark Perry, an economics professor at the Univer...Read full report
That is the title of the report by Dr. Joseph Kennedy that the Center released this morning. The report promises to spark a vitally important debate on the future of Minnesota’s economy. Is Minn...Read full report
Edina’s expensive foray into feel-good environmental projects is a case in point. Sunday’s front page featured a story about how Edina and other suburban communities are installing solar proje...Read full article
It draws on research funded by same unions pushing for hike. If a new economic report commissioned by the city of Minneapolis is to be believed, a proposed $15 minimum wage in the city will bring mo...Read full article
The vast burden of federal regulations is well known. But what's the picture at state level?...Read full post
The pace of technological change is such that the skills you have at 20 are likely to be obsolete halfway through your working life. To keep pace, education must become a lifelong thing...Read full post
Keith Ellison has been a vocal supporter of the campaign to raise the minimum wage to $15. Sadly, he won't put his money where his mouth is....Read full post
GDP per person is what matters for the economic well-being of Minnesotans. An immigration policy focused on increasing that will have to prioritize skilled immigrants...Read full post
Minnesota’s taxes and regulations are hurting small businesses. Minnesota can do better!...
Peter Nelson testifies before the MN House Job Growth & Energy Affordability Committee on April 18, 2016 (at 1:07)...