Taking My Qualifying Exams Today

My prospectus is called “Labs of Democracy: Using Regional Variation in Local Labor Markets to Understand Fiscal Policy Issues.” The issues are corporate tax incidence, raising healthcare costs, and the aggregate impacts of tax changes for different income groups.

Rick Perry provided this great quote to kickoff the presentation:

“If you’re a business owner in Illinois, I want to express my admiration for your ability to survive in an environment that, intentionally or not, is designed for you to fail,” Perry charged in a full-page ad in Crain’s Chicago Business. The text continued, “There is an escape route to economic freedom … a route to Texas.

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About ozidar

I'm an Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a Faculty Research Fellow at National Bureau of Economic Research. You can follow me on twitter @omzidar. http://faculty.chicagobooth.edu/owen.zidar/index.html
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