All posts tagged "Brookings Institute"

  • Opinion
    Knecht: Brookings report was a lie in 2011 and a big lie now

    (Ron Knecht) – A recent Brookings Institute study on economic growth in Nevada concluded that we must innovate and diversify – which we already knew.  I hope its proposals to “unleash” growth produce more than those from previous studies, but only time will tell. However, the study was marred by a high-profile false...

  • Government
    Brookings Scholar: Principal Reductions The Wrong Approach

     (Victor Joecks/NPRI) – Conservatives and libertarians have long understood that a government-mandated principal reduction for underwater homeowners is the wrong approach to solving the nation’s and Nevada’s housing problems. Now, even the liberal Brookings Institution has agreed. In Sunday’s Las Vegas Review-Journal, Ted Gayer, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, and...

  • Government
    Fortunately, Nevada Higher Education Is Not Underfunded

    NN&V Exclusive (Ron Knecht) – A recent Brookings Institute study on economic growth in Nevada concluded that...

  • Politics
    Brookings EconDev Report Just Mumbo-Jumbo Gumbo

    (Chuck Muth) – Everyone on the left and many in the middle are fawning over the recent study by the liberal Brookings Institute on how to fix Nevada’s economy. For example, liberal pundit Jon Ralston gushed in a tweet: “I was skeptical, but this report on NV and economic diversification is a...