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Undocumented immigrants

RELEASE: CRI – Center for Economic Policy and Analysis   RE: Undocumented immigrants in Delaware   DATE: June 8, 2010   CEPA estimates the population of undocumented immigrants in Delaware to be 20,250 as of 2008. This includes 14,880 undocumented immigrants in...

Unions

Research on unionization and economic performance-mostly from the United States but also from Canada, Japan, and Britain-concludes that, on balance, unions tend to increase wages but not productivity, reduce profitability, reduce investment in physical capital and...

Closing the gap

RELEASE: CRI – Center for Economic Policy and Analysis   RE: Closing Delaware’s job gap   DATE: August 10, 2010   How long will it take Delaware to get back to the pre-recession peak level of employment? Assuming the average monthly job creation for the best...

WHY DID THE DEMOCRATS SKATE IN DELAWARE

WHY DID THE DEMOCRATS SKATE IN DELAWARE? Delaware citizens aren’t paying the full tax bill Almost 50% of all the state and local tax burden is exported (Tax Foundation) The state has run up huge debt rather than raising taxes…now approaching a bond rating ceiling (Tax...

CRI brief_economic reform

An Economic Reform Agenda for Delaware…Common-sense policies to bring prosperity back to our state The Problem…Delaware desperately needs economic reform. We have a $600 million gap between our estimated revenues and budget; unemployment has reached 6.7%...