In Kansas, government grows while private sector contracts

The Flint Hills Center for Public Policy has released research titled Government Growth Adds to Private Sector Burden. It doesn’t hold good news for Kansas.

The inverse relationship between government and private sector employment does not bode well for the economy. “Economic research has consistently shown that the larger the government is relative to the economy, the slower the economy grows,” said Dr. Art Hall, Executive Director of the Center for Applied Economics at the University of Kansas School of Business. “We’ve known about that empirical data internationally and now it’s showing up at the local level.”

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Government Growth Adds to Private Sector Burden

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