In Economics, Correlations in the Data Are Often the Best Evidence Available

On November 10, 2013, in NILRR Research, by Stan Greer

This past week the National Institute for Labor Relations Research (NILRR) issued its latest analysis showing that, according to a host of economic indicators, having a state Right to Work law on the books is positively correlated with faster growth and higher employee earnings and overall incomes, when regional differences in the cost of living […]

‘Step-Skipping’ at the Big Labor-Funded Economic Policy Institute

On April 28, 2013, in Right To Work, by Stan Greer

Evidence in Medicine: Correlation and Causation – Science-Based … The compensation penalty of “right-to-work” laws | Economic Policy … In economics, controlled experiments are nearly always impractical.  Observations have to made in the real world, rather than under laboratory conditions. Specifically, assessments of the economic impact of state Right to Work laws, which prohibit the firing of employees for […]