Failing State Experiments: Taxing Their Way Into Poverty
Early in the morning of February 8, 2012, Jonathan Williams of the American Legislative and Exchange Council (ALEC) and Joseph Haslag, University of Missouri Professor of Economics, presented their thoughts and findings relating to the current and potential future of Missouri's economy to an enthusiastic audience in the Show-Me Institute's office in the Central West End of Saint Louis. Among the topics discussed were the impact of tax rates and regulation on economic growth and investor uncertainty. An in-depth audience Q&A followed the presentations.
The Missouri Compromise — An essay on comparative tax rates and economic performance among states by Dr. Arthur Laffer