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Policy Studies

2013

80. Without cost saving reforms, public sector unions pose future liability crisis for states May 2013

79. Proposed Tax Increases for Infrastructure and Education in the Commonwealth: An Economic Analysis May 2013

78. BHI Study: MA public sector pension system puts taxpayers at risk February 2013

77. Fiscally Illiberal: State and Local Projects Cannot Create Jobs Responsibly January 2013

76. BHI's Response to Huffington Post attack on renewable portfolio studies January 2013

2012

75. Pennsylvania’s Alternative Energy Mandate Will Lead to Greater Economic Costs with Minimal Benefit December 2012

74. Missouri’s Renewable Energy Standard will be bad for business, jobs and investment. November 2012

73. Michigan's Prop 3’s Renewable Energy Standard Could Cost State 10,540 Jobs September 2012

72. Beyond the shale! Strict liability for fracking, putting Wall Street on the hook, should allay environmental fears September 2012

71. BHI Study (IV): Massachusetts health care law fails to promote consumer choice, tax equity and portability; Other states offer lessons for Bay State on Medicaid. August 2012

70. A Monopoly Against Our Children: Teachers Unions vs. American Ideals. June 2012

69. BHI on Wisconsin's Act 10: Reforms provided benefits to state economy May 2012

68. MA Real Estate Licensing Requirement Benefits Agents Not Consumers February 2012

2011

67. The Enterprise Value Tax: What it Means for the Massachusetts Economy December 2011

66. The Massachusetts Health Care Reform Mandates: The Gaming Gamble November 2011

65. Massachusetts Health Care Reform stunts job growth and investment September 2011

64. Massachusetts Health Care Reform drives up insurance costs both public and private, June 2011

63. Why Massachusetts Should Spend Less on Education June 2011

62. Maine’s Biennial Budget: Tax Cuts to Spur Job Growth. May 2011

61. Why Massachusetts Should Double the Number of Charter Schools. March 2011

2010

60. The Economic Impact of Initiative 1098 in Washington State August 2010

59. Gov. Granholm’s Tax Hike Proposal Would Kill 30,000 Michigan Jobs in First Year, According to Tax Analysis Model Losses eventually moderate to 13,500 if tax cuts phased in June 2010

58. Eliminating Property Taxes Without Raising State Taxes July 2010

57. Going Green with Energy in Massachusetts: Costly Mandates Will Hit Consumers, Business October 2010

56. The Beacon Hill Institute’s Tax Analysis Modeling Program for Arizona: A Response to Charney

55. Federal Health Care Reform is a Job Killer, March 2010

54. Massachusetts Fiscal Policy: The Legend v. the Facts. January 2010

2009

53. Economic Effects of Proposed Cap-and-Trade Legislation, June 2009

52. "Green Collar” Job Creation: A Critical Analysis, June 2009

51. Proposed Cigarette Tax Increase to Cost South Carolina 4,100 Private-Sector Jobs May 2009

50. The Economic Analysis of the Western Climate Initiative’s Regional Cap-and-Trade Program March 2009

49. The Economic Impact of the Akaka Bill: Unintended Consequences for Hawaii January 2009

2008

48. Question 1: A Best Case Scenario October 2008

47. Eighth Annual State Competitiveness Report 2004 November 2008

46. Peer Review: Maryland Commission on Climate Change Climate Action Plan September 2008

45. Beyond loopholes: BHI study suggests simplifying and lowering business taxes to 5.3% April 2008

44. New study takes aim at federal prevailing wage law; Inflated wage measures cost taxpayers $8.6 billion annually February 2008

43. The Faulty Economics of Colorado's Climate Change: Action Plan:A Peer Review January 2008 (offsite)

2007

42. Global warming ideas based on ‘seriously flawed’ work: Peer review pans work of N.C. climate change consultant September 2007 (offsite)

41. Sales tax holiday provides a boost to Bay State economy of up to $64 million August 2007

40. BHI Studies on the FairTax September 2007

39. Testimony on sales tax options before NH state legislature August 2007

38. Taxes and Fees on Communication Services, April 2007

2006

37. Project Labor Agreements and Financing Public School Construction in Massachusetts, Dec. 2006

36. Project Labor Agreements and Public Construction Costs in New York, May 2006

2005

35.The Costs and Benefits of Implementing Proposed Legislation to Curb Obesity in Maine, March 2005

34. Association Health Plans (AHPs) would help small business in Mass. June 2005

2004

33. Metro Area and State Competitiveness Report 2004 Complete Study in PDF, November 2004

32. Police Details: Protection or Perk? PDF only, November 2004

31. Project Labor Agreements and the Cost of Public School Construction in CT. November 2004

30. Free but Costly: An Economic Analysis of a Wind Farm in Nantucket Sound (PDF only) March 2004

29. Municipal Broadband in Concord: An In-Depth Analysis, PDF Format, March 2004

2003

28. Metro Area and State Competitiveness Report 2003, Overview in PDF Format, December 2003

27. Blowing in the Wind: Offshore Wind and the Cape Cod Economy, PDF Format, October 2003

26. Project Labor Agreements in Massachusetts, September 2003,

25. The New Sumptuary Laws: How Massachusetts Consumptions Taxes Keep the Poor Poor, April 2003

2002

24. Metro Area and State Competitiveness Report 2002, Policy Study PDF Format, December 2002

23. Getting Less for More: Lessons in Massachusetts Education Reform Policy Study PDF Format, August 2002

22. Holding Taxachusetts at Bay (revised) Policy Study PDF Format, April 2002

21. And Then There Were Nine: The States v. Microsoft, Policy Study PDF Format April 2002

20. Holding Taxachusetts at Bay Tax Policy Study, March 2002

19. A Legal and Operational Framework for the Privatization of Social Security, by Karl J. Borden and Charles E. Rounds, Jr. PDF format (701KB) March 2002

2001

18. BHI State Competitiveness Report 2001, December 2001

17. New Economic Analysis Shows Boston Ballot Question 1 Will Cost Jobs(PDF format) October 2001

16. Cashing in on Cable: Warning Flags for Local Government, (PDF Format 2- files) October 2001

15. What New York Has Gained From Tax Cuts, September 2001 (offsite)

14. Promoting Good Schools Through Wise Spending in PDF format, January 2001

2000

13. Just Services: Balancing the Scales of Legal Services Funding. May 2000

1999

12. Financing the MBTA: An Efficient and Fare Solution in PDF format. May 1999

1998

11. The Next Step Toward Welfare Reform: A Manual for Enacting Tax Credits for Charitable Contributions, March 1998

10. The Economic Effects of Changing the Ohio Sales Tax: Estimates Using the BHI State Tax Analysis Modeling Program (PDF Format), January 1998

1997

9. Taxation by Litigation: The Economics of Civil Justice Reform. Spring 1997

1996

8. An Application of the BHI State Tax Analysis Modeling Program to the State of Oklahoma, December 1996

7. An Application of the BHI Tax Analysis Model to the Massachusetts Mutual Fund Industry, October 1996

6. Tax Credits for Charitable Contributions: Alternatives, Projections and Comparisons, March 1996

1995

5. Giving Credit Where Credit is Due: A New Approach to Welfare Funding, December 1995

1994

4. An Economic Model of Massachusetts Tax Policy, September 1994

3. The Graduated Income Tax: Winners and Losers, July 1994

2. The Grad Tax Debate: Down the Slippery Road to Serfdom, April 1994

1993

1. Tax Policy in Massachusetts: Mainstream Economics Versus Political Rhetoric, December 1993

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