Even without corporate welfare, cities can develop economically. With the right incentives—low taxes and little red tape—private investors have decided to rebuild one part of Kansas City.
The Show Me Institute’s recently-released paper, “Tax Increment Financing in Saint Louis,” contains an error. That error was quoted in a recent Riverfront Times article.
On May 4, Show-Me Institute CEO Brenda Talent appeared on Saint Louis Public Television’s Donnybrook to discuss the recent flooding in Saint Louis, efforts to privatize the airport, off-duty officers’ us
Show-Me Institute Director of Education Policy Michael McShane is co-author (with Max Eden) of an article on course access that appeared today on the RealClear Educati
On Thursday, May 4, the Show-Me Institute's Patrick Tuohey appeared on KCPT's Ruckus to discuss recent free speech battles on college campuses, the overlapping functions of KCMO City Hall and the Kansas City Police Department, and recent developments in plans for a downtown hotel.
Ronnie Burt, head of VisitKC, the convention and visitor’s bureau in Kansas City, was quoted by The Kansas City Star complaining about an effort by activists to require a vote on the proposed conventio
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There is so much demand for hockey in the Saint Louis region that officials and special interests want to subsidize not just one, but two new ice facilities.
Kevin M. Murphy, Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, discusses the economics behind the rise in income inequality and what it tells us about the forces driving modern labor market outcomes.