Better Ways to Use Synthetic Controls to Model State and Local Tax Policy

The synthetic control method (SCM) is a relatively new and valuable tool that makes it possible to measure state or local policy against a theoretical baseline, when a real basis for comparison doesn’t exist. Because the technique is constantly evolving, we wrote “An Update on the Synthetic Control Method as a Tool to Understand State … Read more

Thrivetime Show | Business School without the BS: How to Deal with Your Enemies in Life and Business

“It’s like Steve Martin meets Steve Forbes.” – Jim Stovall – NY Times Best Selling Author. Experience business school without the BS with former US SBA Entrepreneur of the Year Clay Clark and the optometrist turned business tycoon Doctor Robert Zoellner. This award-winning team has been featured on Forbes, Fast Company, Bloomberg, Pando Daily, etc.

45 Work Anniversary Messages for Employees and Co-Workers

Wishing friends and loved ones a happy anniversary is a time-honored tradition that generates feelings of appreciation and goodwill, and that doesn’t only apply to relationship anniversaries. People dedicate a great deal of commitment and effort to their jobs, and it’s a positive gesture to acknowledge important milestones at work. Sending work anniversary wishes conveys … Read more

It’s Not a Hiring Process. It’s a Hiring Experience. – ERE

Editor’s note: Periodically, we’ll be reaching into ERE’s long archives to bring you articles that have significance today. Twenty years after the original version of this article was initially published, “hiring experience” is still not a thing. Should it be? Does exact terminology even matter? I enjoy the recruitment words and phrases we use to … Read more

Advancing Tax Breaks For Retirement Savings, A Sputtering Gas Tax Holiday

Senate Finance Committee unanimously approves retirement savings bill. The catch-all bipartisan measure includes almost three dozen proposals affecting both retirement savings and account withdrawals. The Enhancing American Retirement Now (EARN) Act encourages employers to offer retirement savings plans, expands the savers credit, increases “catch-up” contributions for older workers and delays to age 75 required distributions … Read more