March 19, 2004. A new book by Robert G. Lynch from by the Economic Policy Institute. Lynch is Chair of the Economics Department at Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland, and former chair of the Economics Department at SUNY Cortland.
Creating jobs and growing the economy are top priorities for state and local officials. Their tools of choice to achieve these goals may, however, be the least effective among those available to them. Too often public officeholders first embrace … (read more)