- Emigration from Massachusetts is at a Decade High, Despite Booming Economy and High Standard of LivingJune 23, 2022 - 12:15 pm
- Cris Ramón on How to Build Up Immigrant BusinessesJune 23, 2022 - 5:29 am
- AEI’s Robert Pondiscio on E.D. Hirsch, Civic Education, & Charter Public SchoolsJune 22, 2022 - 10:36 am
- Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services on the Rise in Suffolk County, MAJune 21, 2022 - 4:27 pm
- Taxation Without Legislation: Exploring Inflation’s Causes, Curses & CuresJune 21, 2022 - 10:34 am
- Study Finds Pension Obligation Bonds Could Worsen T Retirement Fund’s Financial WoesJune 21, 2022 - 6:53 am
- Hubwonk360 Video: If we tax them, will they leave?June 20, 2022 - 9:00 am
- Julie King Brings Authentic Mexican Cuisine to BostonJune 16, 2022 - 11:54 am
- Hoover at Stanford’s Dr. Macke Raymond on the Current State of K-12 Education ReformJune 15, 2022 - 10:48 am
- A Decade of Culture and Recreation Spending on Cape CodJune 14, 2022 - 3:23 pm
This week on “The Learning Curve,” Gerard Robinson and guest co-host Kerry McDonald talk with Robert Pondiscio, a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute. He shares his background working with curriculum expert E.D. Hirsch, Jr., who has emphasized the importance of academic content knowledge in K-12 education as well as civic education to develop active participants in our democracy. Pondiscio explains some of the findings of his book, How the Other Half Learns, on New York’s Success Academy charter schools network.
Suffolk County, Massachusetts consists of the cities of Boston, Chelsea, Winthrop, and Revere. According to the Pioneer Institute’s MassEconomix website, 644,363 people were employed in Suffolk County in 2020. So which industry is the county’s biggest employer? Since 2004, the first year in the MassEconomix database, the largest industry sector in Suffolk County has been healthcare and social assistance. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics defines the healthcare and social assistance industry sector as trained professionals who work in “establishments providing medical care exclusively, continuing with those providing health care and social assistance, and finally finishing with those providing only social assistance.” In 2010, 122,343 employees worked in healthcare and social assistance, comprising a total of 21.4 percent […]
Hubwonk host Joe Selvaggi talks with Bloomberg Columnist and National Review Editor Ramesh Ponnuru about the reasons for the sustained spike in inflation, its impact on savers and consumers, the possible policy remedies, and the likely intensity and duration of this cycle.
A new study published by Pioneer Institute finds that issuing pension obligation bonds (POBs) to refinance $360 million of the MBTA Retirement Fund’s (MBTARF’s) $1.3 billion unfunded pension liability would only compound the T’s already serious financial risks.
In this brief, six-minute video, Pioneer Institute Executive Director Jim Stergios and Director of Government Transparency, Mary Z. Connaughton, walk through an amendment to the Massachusetts constitution that could dramatically increase the income tax on retirees and small businesses.