Articles By: Robert Ross
Although Louisiana may have the widest wage gap in the country, many academics point to factors other than discrimination that account for the apparent wage gap.
A new study by former LSU Professor Dr. Loren Scott details how dependent Louisiana is on the oil and gas industry, and warns that national politics targeting the industry could disrupt one of the state’s key economic drivers.
A grant meant to spread broadband internet to rural Louisiana has been rescinded on the grounds that it would crowd out private businesses.
A recent Tax Foundation study contends that the unemployment insurance system is in need of an overhaul, as the current system “[exacerbates] negative job growth”.
Louisiana’s natural gas has given the state an economic advantage over its neighbors, but the implementation of a thriving natural gas economy is still in its infancy.