Removing Barriers in Nebraska: A Six Part Series

In this six part policy brief series, based on research by Dr. Russell S. Sobel, Professor of Economics and Entrepreneurship at the Citadel, the Platte Institute explores policies that are removing barriers to opportunity in the country's fastest growing states. Where does Nebraska rank, and how can policymakers help Nebraskans overcome the obstacles to success?

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Removing Barriers in Nebraska Part One: Why Growing Nebraska Matters


Removing Barriers in Nebraska Part Two: Where Are Nebraskans Moving?


Removing Barriers in Nebraska Part Three: How Our Taxes and Spending Compare


Removing Barriers in Nebraska Part Four: Taking Lessons on Education Options


Removing Barriers in Nebraska Part Five: Economic Development vs. Economic Growth


Removing Barriers in Nebraska Part Six: How Red Tape is Harming the Good Life