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Do Political Protests Matter? Evidence from the Tea Part Movement

From Andreas Madestam, Daniel Shoag, Stan Veuger, and David Yanagizawa-Drott:  Can protests cause political change, or are they merely symptoms of underlying shifts in policy preferences? This paper studies the effect of the Tea Party movement in the United States, which rose … Continue reading

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When more states look like Florida, will we spend too little on Education?

The combination of raising healthcare costs (mostly via Medicaid at the state level), pension obligations, lower employment to population ratios and thus tax revenues, balanced budget requirements, state tax competition, the reluctance to raise taxes in general and mobility concerns … Continue reading

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