INSIGHTS: TRANSPORTATION WOES TO UNDERCUT GROWTH? GUEST COLUMNIST: Joe Pickard, Chief Economist and Director of Commodities, Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc. As just reported by the Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. real GDP grew 6.4 percent at a seasonally adjusted annual rate in … [Read more...]
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INSIGHTS: WINEAMERICA AS POLICY PRODUCER GUEST COLUMNIST: Jim Trezise, President, WineAmerica Growers produce grapes. Wineries produce wine. WineAmerica produces policy. Think of our industry as an incredibly strong three-legged stool which would collapse if any leg was missing. Each type of … [Read more...]
INSIGHTS: IS HYPERINFLATION ON THE HORIZON? GUEST COLUMNIST: Tuomas Malinen, PhD, CEO and Chief Economist of GnS Economics. Reprinted with permission. From time-to-time historically, national authorities have resorted to financing by their central bank to cover budget shortfalls. Another word … [Read more...]
INSIGHTS: WHERE ARE AMERICANS MOVING TO? GUEST COLUMNIST: Hannah Moses, Senior Public Relations Specialist, North American Moving Services Despite the 2020 pandemic, this year Americans are following similar moving trends as prior years. Millions of Americans are moving either to start a new … [Read more...]
INSIGHTS: CIGARETTE TAXES AND CIGARETTE SMUGGLING BY STATE Guest Columnist Ulrik Boesen, Senior Policy Analyst, Excise Taxes at the Tax Foundation. Reprinted with permission Key Findings: Excessive tax rates on cigarettes in some states induce substantial black and gray market movement of … [Read more...]