The Decline of Connecticut

Attention is focused on Detroit at the moment, but Jim Powell has a fine article in Forbes on How Did Rich Connecticut Morph Into One Of America’s Worst Performing Economies?

For a broader perspective, Steve Malanga analyzes The Indebebted States of America in City Journal.



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Author: "Ending 'Big SIS' (The Special Interest State) and Renewing the American Republic" (2012) [www.SpecialInterestState.org] and "Property Matters--How Property Rights Are Under Assault and Why You Should Care" (1997). Some former jobs: Assistant Director of Consumer Protection in FTC; member of the Program Analysis Staff of the US Bureau of the Budget; Research Director of the Administrative Conference of the United States; Director of IPCentral at the Progress & Freedom Foundation; VP & GC of the National Legal Center for the Public Interest. Graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law School, former Book Review Editor of the Harvard Law Review.

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