Year: 2008


Pennsylvanians Make Little Progress Despite Economic Expansion

Pennsylvanians enter the current slowdown without having fully recovered from the last, with income gains made by the typical...

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House Tax Cut Plan Leaves Families Behind

Working families are largely left out, with House tax cut primarily benefiting select businesses. The bill includes temporary tax...

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Senate Economic Stimulus Package: The Wrong Solution for Pennsylvania’s Economy

This Reports and Briefing Papers considers whether proposed tax changes would achieve the outcome that their sponsors put forward....

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Wrong Time for Special Interest Tax Breaks: SB 1231 Would Subsidize Private Jets and Boutique Beer Despite Sinking Economy

This brief concludes that the types of tax breaks authorized by SB 1231 are ill-conceived and costly in good...

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Sales Factor Increase Would Bring Little Benefit to Pennsylvania

Several proposals under consideration by the Pennsylvania General Assembly would change the way companies calculate their corporate tax liability....

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A Building Storm: The Housing Market and the Pennsylvania Economy

This Reports and Briefing Papers examines housing market trends in Pennsylvania and in each of the commonwealth’s major economic...

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In the Eye of the Storm: An Update on Pennsylvania Housing Prices

In January 2008, the KRC Press Released “A Building Storm: The Housing Market and the Pennsylvania Economy,” the first...

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The State of Working Pennsylvania 2008

In the “State of Working Pennsylvania 2008,” KRC’s annual check-up on the commonwealth’s economy, KRC economists Mark Price and...

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The State of Women in the Pennsylvania Workforce 2008

“The State of Women in the Pennsylvania Workforce 2008” traces the economic status of working women in the commonwealth...

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