Center for Economic Prosperity2018-05-03T13:52:14-04:00

Center for Economic Prosperity

Across the U.S., free-enterprise believers and entrepreneurs face substantial and, at times, overwhelming barriers to bringing new, exciting and potentially superior products and services to market. These barriers are unnatural and artificial – they seek only to protect entrenched interests at the expense of market-based competition. In the end, consumers, economic prosperity and liberty lose out.

A recent study examined the business climate in California and determined that the tax climate, cost of compliance in regulatory environment, and various burdens placed on businesses have directly driven thousands of companies away from California. Hidden in this quantifiable analysis is the fact that the everyday effects of business decision-making don’t make the numbers — the employees not hired, the facilities not expanded, the markets not entered into. Whether in the healthcare arena through the onerous directives of Obamacare or monopolies attempting to force competition out of the market, regulations that stifle innovation should be eliminated.

The mission of the Center for Economic Prosperity is to promote free-market solutions that unleash entrepreneurialism and fuel the American economic engine for all. The Center publishes scholarly work, holds educational campaigns and events, builds coalitions and promotes policy reform in the areas of:

Recent Work

Misguided Antitrust Proposal Handcuffs U.S. Tech Companies and Gives China the Edge | Opinion

As inflation persists and costs of groceries and gas rise, many hardworking taxpayers and business owners who already have tightened their budgets, will be making tough financial decisions for the foreseeable future, unfortunately. But while Floridians are tightening their belts, some U.S. senators are pushing ahead with the American Innovation [...]

By |June 16th, 2022|Categories: Press|Tags: , |Comments Off on Misguided Antitrust Proposal Handcuffs U.S. Tech Companies and Gives China the Edge | Opinion

Sustaining season: Generational perspective on the growth of opportunity

BY VICTOR V. CLAAR JUNE 1, 2022 “Season” is one of the defining features of Southwest Florida. And since the pandemic, Season with a capital S is even bigger. Consider how passenger travel through the Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) rebounded during the pandemic. After falling to an all-time monthly low [...]

By |June 1st, 2022|Categories: Press|Tags: |Comments Off on Sustaining season: Generational perspective on the growth of opportunity

Statement Release: JMI Commends Governor and Legislature for Solid First Step in Addressing Property Insurance Crisis

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 26, 2022 CONTACT Logan Elizabeth Padgett 850-386-3131 THE JAMES MADISON INSTITUTE STATEMENT ON SPECIAL SESSION ON PROPERTY INSURANCE TALLAHASSEE – The James Madison Institute commends Governor DeSantis and legislators for taking a solid first step in addressing Florida’s property insurance crisis with the passage and signing [...]

By |May 26th, 2022|Categories: Statements|Tags: |Comments Off on Statement Release: JMI Commends Governor and Legislature for Solid First Step in Addressing Property Insurance Crisis
Go to Top