Economics and Other

IFO Releases

Presentation on Combined Reporting

June 29, 2023 | Economics and Other

Director Matt Knittel made a brief presentation to the House Finance Committee on combined reporting.

Tags: combined, presentation, reporting

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What Drives Record Lottery Jackpots?

June 13, 2023 | Economics and Other

The IFO posted a new research brief that discusses the factors that motivate recent record Lottery jackpots for Mega Millions and Powerball and how large jackpots from those two games impact funds for programs the Lottery Fund supports.

Tags: brief, lottery, research

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Student Loan Repayment Moratorium Ends

June 12, 2023 | Economics and Other

As part of its annual revenue estimate, the IFO modeled the economic and revenue impact from the scheduled end of the student loan moratorium in September 2023. An IMPLAN economic simulation finds that annual state nominal GDP will decline by $3.4 billion while sales tax revenues decline by $125 million and personal income tax by $40 million.

Tags: brief, loan, research, student

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