Author Archives: Beacon Hill Institute

The Beacon Hill Institute engages in rigorous economic research and conducts educational programs for the purpose of producing and disseminating readable analyses of current public policy issues to voters, taxpayers, opinion leaders and policy makers.

Beacon Hill Institute schools Natural Resources Defense Council on basic economics and the EPA.

[Author’s note: The environmentalist left has mounted a campaign to discredit any cost-benefit analysis conducted by state policy think tanks. The criticism of such studies turn out to be more than mere invective and devoid of any substance. Groups such as the Union of Concerned Scientists, the NRDC and Forecast the Facts rely not on economics but ad hominem attacks…

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BHI among first sponsors of Real Clear Radio with Bill Frezza

REAL CLEAR RADIO HOUR WITH BILL FREZZA (Washington, DC, Jan. 16, 2014) – The Competitive Enterprise Institute, in partnership with RealClear, is pleased to announce the launch of RealClear Radio Hour with Bill Frezza. The program will air in Boston every Saturday at 10:00AM on Bloomberg’s WXKS 1200AM & WJMN 94.5FM-HD2, beginning this Saturday, January 18. Tune in Saturday…

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BHI’s new study on the Proposed Tax Increases for Infrastructure and Education in the Commonwealth

(BOSTON – May 21, 2013) The current version of the state legislature’s proposed budget will diminish economic activity less than the Governor’s original House 1 proposal. This is the finding of a new study from the Beacon Hill Institute at Suffolk University. Applying its State Tax Analysis Modeling Program (STAMP), the Institute compared both budget proposals and found that the…

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