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  • Road to Meaningful Tax Reform Filled with Potholes

    An article by Thomas Cooke, distinguished teaching professor: To different people, tax reform means different things. The mere words “tax reform” bring out special interest groups of all stripes. Simply stated, tax reform is, without a doubt, the largest, most profitable lobbying force in Washington. According to the Center for Responsive Politics, more than 1,500 different interest groups paid millions to lobby Congress on 2016 tax reform proposals alone.

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  • Influencing One Business is not Sound Pro-Business Policy

    An article by Michael Douma, director of the Institute for the Study of Markets and Ethics: Arguably, Trump knows how to run a business, but that doesn’t necessarily mean he knows what is best for business in general. The kinds of policies that Trump is pushing would make complete sense if the U.S. were a single business trying to crowd out others from a consumer marketplace.

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  • Job Placement At The Best Undergraduate Business Programs

    The school with the best 2016 track record on the job front was Northeastern University’s D’Amore-McKim School of Business at 99%. Buoyed by a cooperative education (co-op) program, Northeastern’s curricular design is to get students real-world experience that leads immediately to a job. Up next was Michigan State University’s Eli Broad College of Business, which placed 98.5% of its class of 2016. Rounding out the top three was Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, with a 98% placement rate.

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