Pelican Releases Two Updated Reports on Louisiana’s Budget

By Jamie Tairov, Vance Ginn, Ph.D.
The Pelican Institute has updated two popular reports released in 2023: the Citizen’s Guide to the FY 24 Louisiana Budget and recommendations to achieve a Louisiana Responsible Budget in 2024-2025. The two documents provide valuable information on state fiscal issues for citizens and policymakers alike. Louisiana’s economy is struggling with sluggish growth and a history...

TAGS: Budget, tax, tax and budget

Employment Declines for the 7th Straight Month: Louisiana Economic Situation January 2024

By Vance Ginn, Ph.D.
Louisiana’s economy needs a comeback. While there are many reasons why, a major reason is that the state has now had a declining population for seven straight years, and employment has declined for six consecutive months. While there are positive indicators on the surface, the reality is much different for many Louisianans.  Let’s dive into...

TAGS: economic, Economic Growth, Economic Snapshot, employment, Jobs, jobs and opportunity, Labor, outmigration, population, reforms, tax, Unemployment

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