“Minnesota’s Morning Podcast” —City Pages

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Minnesota’s Morning Podcast


John Spry‚ Ph.D.

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    Episode 1212

    Magna Carter

    The potential devastating effects of rent control in Saint Paul.

    Guests: John Spry‚ Ph.D. and Matt Bilski

    Mon Oct 18 2021Monday, October 18, 2021

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    Episode 1182

    Every Day I Need a Special Tax Credit

    Dr John Spry explains tax increment financing and local option sales taxes.

    Guest: John Spry‚ Ph.D.

    Thu Aug 26 2021Thursday, August 26, 2021

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    Episode 1145


    Dr Spry on vaccine lotteries and Cincinnati chili.

    Guest: John Spry‚ Ph.D.

    Mon Jun 21 2021Monday, June 21, 2021

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    Episode 1112

    Irn Bru

    When is it better to tax shelter instead of creating more value?

    Guests: John Spry‚ Ph.D. and Matt Stevens

    Thu Apr 29 2021Thursday, April 29, 2021

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    Episode 1099

    Rumpho, the Rescue Cat

    Dr John Spry explains the state budget, education metrics, and the federal debt.

    Guest: John Spry‚ Ph.D.

    Mon Apr 12 2021Monday, April 12, 2021

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    Episode 1084

    Trillions are Bigger than Billions

    The economics of vaccines.

    Guest: John Spry‚ Ph.D.

    Thu Mar 18 2021Thursday, March 18, 2021

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    Episode 1072

    Do More of What’s Working

    State tax expenditures and concurrent enrollment.

    Guest: John Spry‚ Ph.D.

    Tue Feb 23 2021Tuesday, February 23, 2021

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    Episode 1055

    Ex Post Facto Tax

    Dr John Spry on the Governor’s budget proposal.

    Guests: John Spry‚ Ph.D., Andrew Smith, and Jim Nash

    Thu Jan 28 2021Thursday, January 28, 2021

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    Episode 1025

    Cake Eaters

    Why Minnesota has a budget surplus all of a sudden

    Guest: John Spry‚ Ph.D.

    Mon Dec 7 2020Monday, December 7, 2020

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    Episode 955

    Consumption Smoothing

    Rocks are attempting to murder the Kruse clan.

    Guest: John Spry‚ Ph.D.

    Mon Aug 24 2020Monday, August 24, 2020

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    Episode 940

    Get Crazy

    The technology of online education.

    Guests: John Spry‚ Ph.D. and Andrew Smith

    Mon Aug 3 2020Monday, August 3, 2020

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    Episode 923

    Ready to Copy Phone Number

    Some economic indicators are bouncing back faster than others.

    Guests: John Spry‚ Ph.D. and Brad Johnson

    Thu Jul 9 2020Thursday, July 9, 2020