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Trump’s Protective Tariffs Are a Bad Idea for Americans

Arlington, Va. – Presidential candidate Donald Trump’s proposed tariffs on China, Japan and Mexico would be ineffective in shielding American workers from foreign imports, since producers from other countries would export the same products to the U.S., and such tariffs could impose a regressive consumption tax of $11,000 over 5 years on the typical U.S. household, conclude researchers at Suffolk…

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BHI co-hosts Africa talk on individualism, free markets with Atlas Network

You’re invited to join the Atlas Network for a talk and reception on bringing prosperity to Africa with Olumayowa Okediran. Wednesday, March 2nd
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m
The Langham Boston
250 Franklin Street
Boston, MA 02110 Heavy hors d’oeuvres and drinks provided. ​Host Committee: Andy Gunkler, Turbocam International
Warren Lammert, Granite Point Capital
William K. Wray Jr., Donoghue Barrett…

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BHI Forecast: State tax revenues to fall flat in FY 2013 but to surge by 5.1% in FY 2014

  (BOSTON-December 11, 2012) –The Beacon Hill Institute at Suffolk University (BHI) estimates that Massachusetts state tax revenues will come in at $21.113 billion for Fiscal Year 2013, virtually no increase over FY 2012.  Revenues will be $22.194 billion for FY 2014, 5.1% above FY 2013.     Paul Bachman, BHI Director of Research and David G. Tuerck, Executive Director…

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BHI Weekly Dispatch: Taking on the D.C. union proxies on Project Labor Agreements

In June, the House Subcommittee on Technology, Information Policy, Intergovernmental Relations and Procurement Reform, Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, heard testimony from the Beacon Hill Institute about the Government Neutrality in Contracting Act (H.R. 735) now under consideration before the U.S. House of Representatives. The purpose of the bill is to level the playing field among open shop and…

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