Author: Mark Price


Review of IFO’s Minimum Wage Analysis

In what follows we review estimates published by the Independent Fiscal Office (IFO) of the number of workers affected,...

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Census Data: Fewer Uninsured Americans But Middle Class Struggles Persist

New data Press Released by the U.S. Census Bureau this week offer a mix of good and bad news....

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State of Working Pennsylvania 2013

The State of Working Pennsylvania, Keystone’s annual Labor Day check-in on how working Pennsylvanians are faring in today‰’s economy,...

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Report: Exaggerating the Employment Impacts of Shale Drilling: How and Why

Exaggerated claims are dispelled in this Reports and Research Papers, which sheds light on the truth behind job growth...

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Increasingly Unequal in Pennsylvania: Income Inequality, 1917 to 2011

A slow but steady erosion of labor standards, tax policies designed to benefit corporations and the wealthy, and unchecked...

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Webinar: Exaggerating the Employment Impacts of Shale Drilling: How and Why

This webinar lays out the facts on shale drilling’s impact on job creation in the six states that span...

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Analysis of School Funding in SB 1073

In this Reports and Briefing Papers, PBPC provides our analysis of Senate Bill 1073 and its impact on Pennsylvania’s...

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Technical addendum: understanding the difference between the two budgets

This addendum clears up confusion between the two buget proposals, SB 1073 and HB 1460. Specifically, looking at direct...

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Who Pays For An Increase in the Sales Tax: Analysis of the Tax Incidence of an Increase in the Sales Tax from 6% to 7.25%

Gov. Wolf and legislative leaders are currently negotiating over the terms of a plan to cut property taxes which...

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Property Tax Elimination Raises Taxes on Middle Class to Cut Taxes for Affluent

With ongoing negotiations over the state budget focused on property tax cuts, and the State Senate taking up a...

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