PERC Blog


Authored by PERC staff, the PERC Blog focuses on policy issues including fiscal policy, Social Security and Medicare entitlement programs, income inequality and Federal Reserve policy.

Fiddling While Rome Burns?

Posted: June 05, 2018 by Dennis W. Jansen, Andrew J. Rettenmaier

The following article was originally published at E21.com on May 28, 2019.  The article can be found here. “…[avoid] likewise the accumulation of debt, not only by shunning occasions of expense, but by vigorous exertions in ...

PERC Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Posted: August 22, 2017 by Ashley Bullock

Behind the office doors of PERC, the staff continues to uphold the Center’s mission that began decades earlier – to provide in-depth economic analysis of public policy issues on the national level and support research and academics in the field of economics.   Before 1973, Texas high schools were not required to tea...
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