Economic Growth is Still the Answer

Economic growth supports peace, prosperity and strong families. In a recent visit to South Carolina, Dr. Arthur Laffer shared the not-so-secret “secret” for creating that growth.

The Struggles of Rural America

History says that Americans will do what they must for upward mobility. Move three states over for a […]

Q&A w/ Simpson & Partners

We see the right attitude in little kids…people have to have a connection to doing something larger than themselves

Proof that Raising the Minimum Wage is a Bad Idea

Arbitrary government-mandated wage increases does not a rich person make.

Why it Matters: SC’s Labor Force Participation Rate

While the unemployment rate is important, it does not paint a very full picture of the economy.

SC Economy Shows Key Sign of Strength

Recently released job numbers for the month of March show that not only was there a rise in the number of jobs available to South Carolina residents, but also a rise in the number of people in the labor force.

How Enterprise-Friendly are SC Cities?

In order to excel in an increasingly competitive global marketplace, South Carolina must be as attractive as possible to businesses wishing to relocate to or expand in the state.

The Great Debate over Poverty

Since the 1970’s, billions of people worldwide have been lifted out of poverty because of the free-market engine […]

Work: More than Just for Money

What does it look like to move away from treating people as a demographic and treating people as the unique individuals they are?

2016: A Year in Review

Every week, Palmetto Promise Institute works hard to create, curate, and promote fresh content to keep you abreast […]