Next month the Wichita Metro Chamber of Commerce brings a speaker to town who might be able to offer Wichita helpful advice.
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In this episode of WichitaLiberty.TV, economist Dr. Russell Sobel joins host Bob Weeks. Topics include local economic development incentives, the environment of favor-seeking, how regulation stifles entrepreneurship, the seen and the unseen, the broken window fallacy, and Dr. Sobel's research on how intergovernmental grants lead to higher taxes.
It's worse than President Obama saying "You didn't build that." Wichita Mayor Carl Brewer tells us you can't build that -- not without government guidance and intervention, anyway.
Entrepreneurship is important for a growing and dynamic economy. The performance of Kansas in entrepreneurial activity is not high, compared to other states.
The first action under a new Wichita economic development policy doesn't produce economic growth, and in fact, harms the Wichita economy.
Recently it has become fashionable for newspapers to carry editorials bemoaning the current state of affairs in Kansas, contrasting the current regime to a tradition of moderation in Kansas governance.
It's worse than "You didn't build that." Wichita Mayor Carl Brewer tells us you can't build that -- not without government guidance and intervention, anyway.
The Wichita City Council will consider new taxicab regulations that, city hall hopes, will improve tax service in Wichita. But the regulations create high barriers to entry that stifle entrepreneurship and market competition, likely dooming the program to fail.
The Wichita City Council should reject the formation of a new tax increment financing district in Wichita.
There are many reasons why the Sedgwick County Commission should reject the establishment of a tax increment financing, or TIF, district, in Wichita.
Johnson Controls, a very large company, asks the Wichita City Council for a small forgivable loan.
Today: Obama’s intercontinental railroad; Alain festival starts; How business loves regulation and hates markets; The Buffet rule won't work.
In a free society with a limited government, taxation should be restricted to being a way for government to raise funds to pay for services that all people benefit from. But in the city of Wichita, private tax policy is overtaking our city.
A new report by the Kauffman Foundation holds unsettling information for the future of job growth in the United States.
John Stossel's most recent television program was titled "The State Against Blacks," and it dealt with the topics of affirmative action, welfare, and the minimum wage.
Today: Wichita City Council this week; Resources on Austrian economics; Wichita Save-A-Lot owner commended; Pompeo forum.
The decision by Kansas and Wichita to grant subsidy to Hawker Beechcraft in order to retain existing jobs is not a cause for celebration, as the state moves away from creating a dynamic economy.
The granting of a forgivable loan by the City of Wichita to The Golf Warehouse raises issues of both economics and politics.
Today: Why not school choice in Kansas?; Economics in one lesson this Monday; Sowell on government intervention; Salina's first TIF district; Charles on energy and stuff; government and entrepreneurship.
The City of Wichita should seek to reform its economic development strategy, as Governor Brownback has proposed for the State of Kansas.