AUSTIN –   The Texas Public Policy Foundation (TPPF), Texas Association of Business (TAB), and Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy will host an event featuring Dr. Arthur Laffer, Distinguished University Professor of Economics at Mercer University and CEO of Laffer Associates.  The event, The Macroeconomic Effects of School Choice Reform in Texas, will present his evaluation of the Texas Taxpayer Savings Grant Proposal in terms of its impacts on graduation rates, state economic growth, job growth, and the state budget. His presentation is based on Dr. Laffer’s recent research, The Texas Economy and School Choice, which was commissioned by TPPF and TAB.
 
WHO:             Dr. Arthur Laffer
                       Distinguished University Professor of Economics, Mercer University
                       Founder and Chairman, Laffer Associates
                         
WHAT:            The Macroeconomic Effects of School Choice Reform in Texas
 
WHEN:            Thursday, February 5, 2015  
                        8:30 a.m. CST
 
WHERE:          James A. Baker III Hall, Rice University
                        6100 Main Street
                        Houston, Texas 77005
 
For more information or credentials, please contact Caroline Espinosa at cespinosa@texaspolicy.com or 512.472.2700.