NCPA Media: NCPA in the News
Oct 30, 2009
Bob McTeer, 67, is not your average economist. Outspoken and humorous, he has a style that has garnered him speaking engagements across the country, the label of "maverick" within the Federal Reserve - where he served for 36 years - and his latest position as Distinguished Fellow of the National Center for Policy Analysis.
Oct 23, 2009
Q&A: Experts debate the market outlook for renewable energy and other ‘green’ initiatives - Dallas Business Journal
NCPA Senior Fellow Sterling Burnett told the Dallas Business Journal that because of government mandates and huge tax subsidies, renewable energy is growing, but the real need for innovation and development needs to come from the distribution side.
Oct 20, 2009
U.S. releases higher figures from revised formula as lawmakers mull change
NCPA Senior Policy Analyst Pamela Villarreal told MSNBC.com that its difficult to determine who is in poverty based on the national one-size-fits all calculation used by the Census Bureau, but that there have been some positive reforms to the formula.
Oct 15, 2009
I heard from a family the other day that wondered about taking a loan out of the 401(k) -- or maybe a hardship withdrawal.
Sep 25, 2009
President Obama addressed Congress two weeks ago on the issue of health care, and on the same day an Associated Press GfK poll showed that the proportion of Americans who strongly approve of the way he is doing his job has fallen from 41% in December to 24% now. And the percentage of people who strongly disapprove of his performance has risen from 6% to 35%.