Has Phil Longman Decided the ‘Empty Cradle’ Is a Sound Economic Strategy, After All?

On March 6, 2014, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

It is a truism that economic statistics are easily susceptible to misinterpretation, and this is perhaps especially true of relative rates of per capita personal income growth in different parts of the U.S. At first glance, a reader of a political magazine such as the Washington Monthly might assume that, if State A’s per capita […]

Seventeen of the 18 Most Rapidly Graying States From 1990-2010 Lacked Right to Work Laws

On September 14, 2013, in News Clips, Right To Work, by Stan Greer

The Northeast is getting older, and it’s going to cost them In 1990, Florida had already long been established as a mecca for retirees weary of snow and ice, and, with a median age of 36.2, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, it was the oldest state in the country. By 2010 Florida’s median age had […]

Right to Work States Are Great Places to Retire — And to Raise a Family

On July 26, 2012, in News Clips, Right To Work, by Stan Greer

10 Worst-Rated States for Retirement – AARP Best and Worst States for Retirement 2011 – Money Rates Recently, Institute Executive Vice President and Treasurer Mark Mix called to my attention a short article that was posted on the web site of the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) a few months ago. Citing research by MoneyRates.com, the AARP […]