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By Michael Q. McShane on Sep 01, 2015

Earlier this year, researchers from Harvard released a blockbuster study on economic mobility in the United States.  The conclusion: neighborhoods matter.

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By Joseph Miller on Sep 01, 2015

In my previous two posts on Saint Louis City’s real property tax base, I dis

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By Joseph Miller on Aug 31, 2015

        In my first post on property taxes in Saint Louis City, I discussed how the city’s property tax collections are limited, necessitating a reliance on other forms of taxation to

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By Rik W. Hafer on Aug 31, 2015

Earlier this year, Michael Rathbone and I published an essay examining migration trends for Missouri.

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By Joseph Miller on Aug 28, 2015

For cities across the country, property taxes make up a large—sometimes the largest—source of tax revenue. For instance, more than 90% of Portland’s revenue comes from property taxes.

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By Brittany Wagner on Aug 28, 2015

The release of the scores from the 2015 MAP test a few weeks ago has brought with it new discussion about standardized tes

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By Patrick Ishmael on Aug 27, 2015

Back in April I noted that the Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB) was mulling significant changes to the way that cities and counties reported their tax incentive liabi

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By James V. Shuls on Aug 26, 2015

By most academic measures, the Show-Me State usually performs near the middle of the pack, rarely cracking the top 25 in national rankings.

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By Michael Rathbone on Aug 26, 2015

The Saint Louis Board of Aldermen met yesterday to discuss a modified proposal that would have raised the city’s minimum wage to $13 per hour by 2020.