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Gov't can provide quality service while saving taxpayers money.


A plan for balancing the Kansas state budget

Kansas Policy Institute President Dave Trabert presents KPI's plan to balance the state's budget without service reductions or tax increases. Trabert spoke a...
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Another reason to watch Seinfeld reruns. Economics lessons taken directly from the "show about nothing." http://yadayadayadaecon.com/clip/67/


The Soup Nazi (The Economics of Seinfeld)
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The Soup Nazi makes delicious soup—so good there's always a line outside his shop. He refuses service to Elaine, and by a stroke of luck she comes across his stash of soup recipes. She visits his shop and informs him that his soup monopoly is broken, while waving his recipes in his face. Also in thi…
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Happy Thanksgiving and a hearty huzzah for property rights. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=66QdQErc8JQ


The Pilgrims and Property Rights: How our ancestors got fat & happy

The Pilgrims founded their colony at Plymouth Plantation in December 1620 and promptly started dying off in droves. As the colony's early governor, William B...
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Studies & Analysis
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KPI Green Book 2014.pdf
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Latest in "Factbook" series exploring the relationship between the size of government and economic vitality.
KPI - Policy Brief - 5 Year Budget Plan.pdf
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A five year budget plan for the state of Kansas.
KPI Paper - A Legislators Guide to Delivering Better Service at a Better Price.pdf
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A road map by which state legislators can control state spending while delivering better government service.
KPI Paper - Preventing Bankruptcy in KPERS.pdf
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An examination of the impact new GASB standards will have on KPERS and possible solutions.
KPI Analysis - A Legislator's Guide to Delivering Better Service at a Better Price.pdf
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How Kansas' legislators can lead the transition from being a high-spending state to an efficient provider and reap the benefits of economic growth and job creation.
KPI Study - Better Service, Better Price - Privatization.pdf
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A primer discusses what the privatization of government services is, what it isn't, best practices, and explores case studies from around the world.
KPI Policy Brief - Tax Reform Gears Kansas for Growth.pdf
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A dynamic analysis of the tax reform package enacted with the signing of HB 2117.
KPI Paper - The Economic Impact of the Kansas Renewable Portfolio Standard.pdf
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An analysis of the Renewable Portfolio Standard signed into law in 2009.
KPI Analysis - Tax Reform Job Growth and Gov't Spending.pdf
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An analysis of spending and taxation levels amongst the individual states.
KPI Paper - Major Structural Deficits Looming In Kansas.pdf
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KPERS and Medicaid spending, especially with the implementation of ObamaCare, threaten to crowd out spending on other state priorities or force dramatic tax increases.
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