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Jared Meyer
Jared Meyer is a senior research fellow at the Foundation for Government Accountability and the coauthor of the new report “Freedom to Prosper: How Florida Promoted Job Growth by Cutting Red Tape.” Follow him on Twitter here.
by | Dec 1, 2017

An estimated one in three Americans has a criminal record. But given that roughly 95 percent of arrests are for…

by | Aug 10, 2017

Momentum for occupational licensing reform continues to grow on the state level and in Washington, D.C. Though there have been…

by | Jun 28, 2017

For good reason, millions of people who have taken an Uber, shopped on Etsy, found a professional’s help on Thumbtack, or booked a place to stay through Airbnb love the sharing economy. These services, and countless others like eBay, TaskRabbit, Rent the Runway, and GoFundMe have a common theme — they connect people though online platforms. Often, the sharing economy enables transactions that used to be infeasible, time consuming, or cost prohibitive.

by | Apr 26, 2017

As momentum for occupational licensing reform grows so do the depths to which opponents are willing to sink to maintain…

by | Mar 22, 2017

Places like Nashville, Tennessee, should love short-term rental platforms like Airbnb or HomeAway. For one, the city has a booming…

by | Feb 15, 2017

President Ronald Reagan once said that “the best social program is a productive job for anyone who’s willing to work.”…

by | Dec 19, 2016

Just in time for the holidays, Maryland residents may be left without Uber and Lyft. By December 22, state regulators…

by | Dec 2, 2016

The 2016 election proved a lot of Washington, D.C., insiders wrong. But some pundits continue to perpetuate the myth that…

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