Study / December 01,2014

A prosperous economy is created via good economic policy and then getting out of the way to let America’s amazing companies and citizens work, produce and invest. The perfect pro-growth agenda includes: a low rate flat tax, spending restraint, sound money, minimal regulation, and free...

Articles, Book, Study / November 06,2014

PRESS RELEASE San Francisco, November 6, 2014 Pacific Research Institute Launches New Book The Pillars of Reaganomics: A Generation of Wisdom from Arthur Laffer and the Supply Side Revolutions Timeless Ideas for a New Congress The Laffer Center at the Pacific Research Institute (PRI) today launched a new book, The...

Study / September 11,2012

Barack Obama and the Democrats in Congress are betting the future of the U.S. economy on a gamble that tax rates don’t matter: so raising income taxes, dividend taxes, and capital gains taxes in 2013, won’t hurt the economy. The evidence from the states, however,...

Study / August 24,2012

Chairman Mary Schapiro of the Securities and Exchange Commission announced Wednesday that she did not have the required votes among the SEC commissioners to proceed with new proposed regulations on money market mutual funds (MMFs). In her statement, she then urged other policymakers to act “to...

Study / July 11,2012

In February 2009, President Barack Obama issued his first budget, a budget that resulted in a federal deficit of $1.3 trillion. The title of the budget, “A New Era of Responsibility,” had partners in rhetorical exorbitance in its subheadings: “Inheriting a Legacy of Misplaced Priorities,”...