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July 5, 2022 • 3 min read
Common Sense Institute is looking for an Executive Director to oversee the administration, strategic plan, and programming for CSI Arizona.
Tags: Executive Director
May 27, 2022 • 6 min read
The burdens presented by occupational licenses have been an issue of national discussion in recent years, and one that has bridged the partisan divide. Both President Barack Obama and President Donald Trump advocated for reforms to allow more Americans to get to work more quickly considering the sharp increase in these licensing requirements over the last several decades.
Tags: Arizona Licensing
May 11, 2022 • 5 min read
Consumer prices in the United States continued their record ascent in April, rising 8.3% over the last 12 months – among the highest rates in forty years. At 11.0%, price inflation in the Phoenix metropolitan area remains both well above the national average and at the highest levels ever recorded for the city.
Tags: Arizona, Inflation, Inflation April 2022
May 3, 2022 • 6 min read
Arizona – and particularly the Phoenix metro market – is now an expensive place to live. The current inflation crisis has accelerated a longer-run trend in the relatively rapid appreciation of cost of living here relative to other major metro areas.
Tags: Arizona Housing Affordability, Housing, Migration
April 25, 2022 • 7 min read
Common Sense Institute (CSI) used the REMI dynamic economic simulation model PI+, to estimate the combined 10-year effects of repealing the 8.00% progressive state income tax and replacing it with a single, flat 2.50% income tax.
Tags: Arizona, Flat Tax
April 15, 2022 • 4 min read
Arizona shed 3,700 nonfarm jobs in March (-0.12%) but the Unemployment Rate declined by 0.3 percentage points to 3.3% – one of the lowest unemployment rates ever recorded in the state.
Tags: LFPR Arizona, March 2022, Unemployment, Unemployment Rate
April 12, 2022 • 3 min read
Common Sense Institute is looking for a Research Analyst to advance CSI’s mission by examining the fiscal impacts of policies and legislation, and crafting reports that better inform Arizonans.
Tags: Job Opening, Research Analyst
April 4, 2022 • 11 min read
Arizona Budget: Then and Now illuminates the change in Arizona state spending over the last twenty years. During the 2022 legislative session, it is vital for citizens to be aware of the state’s spending history, the entirety of the budget and the rapid pace of the recent spending increases, and influx of new State & Federal monies.
Tags: 2021, Arizona Budget, Arizona State Budget, Economy
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