NCPA Commentaries by Pamela Villarreal
Pamela Villarreal is the NCPA's expert on retirement, Social Security, economic growth and tax issues.
Villarreal has written studies and analyses on specific topics such as the danger of 401(k) borrowing, Social Security disability, the expiration of tax cuts and the future of Social Security and Medicare.
Jan 22, 2015
The Federalist President Obama’s version of “middle class economics” was more about paying people’s bills with other people’s money and less about fostering job creation and income growth.
Dec 04, 2013
Investor’s Business Daily: Senior Fellow Pam Villarreal explains why an increase in the minimum wage will hurt the very people it purports to help.
Sep 11, 2013
Austin American-Statesman: The NCPA’s new State Tax Calculator compares tax burdens between Texas and Missouri and finds that both states can claim an advantage over the other, writes NCPA Senior Fellow Pam Villarreal.
Aug 03, 2013
Austin American Statesman: On average, students who graduate with a college degree earn more money over the span of their lifetime than those who do not, says NCPA Senior Fellow Pamela Villarreal and NCPA Research Associate Lewis Warne.
Jul 20, 2012
The Hill: Efforts to raise the minimum wage are keeping mostly young people out of work, according to NCPA Senior Fellow Pam Villarreal.
Mar 28, 2012
Time to Renew the R&D Tax Credit
Industry Today: Pamela Villarreal advocates for the extension of the R&D tax credit to keep American companies competitive on the global scale.
Oct 11, 2011
Small Business Executive: Pamela Villarreal and Peter Swanson spotlight temporary employment trends in the labor force and the impact of health care reform on jobs.
Sep 16, 2010
NCPA's Pam Villarreal and Michael Barba's commentary on the R&D tax credit is featured on R&D Magazine's newsletter and blog
Nov 20, 2008
When ideas emerge out of fear instead of facts, the consequences can be disastrous. Amid the tumultuous stock market and worries about the cost of federal bailouts, policymakers, politicians, and presidential candidates are focusing now on 401(k) plans.