Year: 2002


The State of Working Pennsylvania 2002

“The State of Working Pennsylvania 2002” provides a statistical portrait of the economic status of Pennsylvania’s workers, families, and...

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Fuzzy Math in Philadelphia: Edison Overstates Savings Possible Through Outsourcing School District Maintenance and Operations Work

Under contract to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Edison Schools Inc. prepared an 80-page assessment to the Philadelphia schools and...

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The Truth About Pennsylvania Business Taxes Part 1: Are Business Taxes Really High in Pennsylvania?

In this Reports and Briefing Papers, the KRC recommends that the General Assembly establish a 21st Century Pennsylvania Tax...

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Trade and Pennsylvania: Distorted Trade Patterns Translate Into Job Loss for Commonwealth

Over the past decade, trade has been one of the most hotly contested dimensions of U.S. economic policy. In...

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Many Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority Loans Create Low-Quality Jobs

A central goal of Pennsylvania economic development programs is to create more good jobs in the Commonwealth. As one...

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Pennsylvania’s New Teacher Tests: An Assessment

Beginning fiscal year 2002, and in each of the following four years, Pennsylvania plans to spend $4 million per...

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Construction Apprenticeship and Training in Pennsylvania

In recent years, the U.S. construction industry has faced a shortage of skilled craft workers. This report evaluates the...

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The State of Pennsylvania Counties 2002

Based on data collected by the 2000 U.S. Census, “The State of Pennsylvania Counties 2002” profiles the economic experience...

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