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2011-01-27 07:29:00

BATON ROGUE, La., Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to President Obama's simultaneous calls to increase America's competitive advantage in the global market while also adding billions in tax burdens to one of our nation's most vital sectors, LSU finance professor Joseph Mason highlighted the unintended consequences of such business tax hikes currently unfolding in the President's home state: "If you tax something, you get less of it. So the President's call to bolster...

2011-01-11 10:48:00

Economist feels new report may indicate the time has come to "put the region back to work" NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The National Oil Spill Commission will release its final report this week revealing the missteps which led to the BP well blowout on April 20. According to Louisiana State University professor and nationally renowned economist, Dr. Joseph Mason, the oil spill was devastating to regional economic growth and job losses due to the ensuing federal...

2010-09-13 05:00:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the American Energy Alliance (AEA) will host a conference call to unveil a new study by Dr. Joseph Mason, Banking Chair of the Ourso School of Business at Louisiana State University. Even offering the most conservative estimates, "Regional and National Economic Impact of Repealing the Section 199 Tax Deduction and Dual-capacity Tax Credit for Oil and Gas Producers" finds staggering economic consequences of the Obama Administration's...

2010-07-27 10:00:00

White House tax proposal would further burden Americans already economically crippled by drilling moratorium, recession WASHINGTON, July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following this month's release of his economic analysis of the Obama administration's moratorium on exploration in the Gulf of Mexico, LSU Banking Chair and nationally renowned economist Joseph Mason testified today before the Senate Small Business Committee. In the first six months alone, Dr. Mason's study found the drilling...

2010-07-26 10:01:00

White House tax proposal would further burden Americans already economically crippled by drilling moratorium, recession WASHINGTON, July 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following this month's release of his sobering economic analysis of the Obama administration's moratorium on exploration in the Gulf of Mexico, LSU Banking Chair and nationally renowned economist Joseph Mason has been invited to testify Tuesday before the Senate Small Business Committee. In the first six months alone, Dr....

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2009-10-07 08:16:26

The windswept deserts of northern China might seem an odd destination for studying the heavy monsoon rains that routinely drench the more tropical regions of Southeast Asia. But the sandy dunefields that mark the desert margin between greener pastures to the south and the Gobi Desert to the north are a rich source of information about past climates in Asia, says University of Wisconsin-Madison geographer Joseph Mason. Wetter periods allow vegetation to take root on and stabilize sand dunes....