Quote of the Day 9/16/2016

“And anyone who pretends they don’t exist doesn’t know anything about economics. In small towns, how are you going to deal with this? It’s a real problem, especially since total day care space over the years has declined significantly.”

-Jonathan Willner, economics professor at Oklahoma City University, speaking about how Oklahoma schools going to 4-day weeks to cope with budget cuts is likely to harm the economy due to the opportunity costs of parents not being able to work full-time or having to pay much more for child care (Source).


Gene Perry worked for OK Policy from 2011 to 2019. He is a native Oklahoman and a citizen of the Cherokee Nation. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a B.A. in history and an M.A. in journalism.

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