Archive: Articles

Comparative Economic Systems
Now, three decades after the collapse of the Berlin Wall, it may be time to bring back courses in Comparative Economic Systems.
Randall G. Holcombe | May 11, 2019
The State of Union America
Flaws and Frustrations Galore
Given the increase in union membership among Millennials, there is no better time for pro-employee reform.
Luka Ladan | May 10, 2019
Nurse Practitioners Can Reduce Health Care Costs and Expand Access
If Government Will Allow It
If we used Nurse Practitioners to their full ability, we could meet patients’ health care needs while increasing access.
Conor Norris | May 9, 2019
Senator Warren’s Student Debt Plan
The Worst Higher Education Proposal Ever Made
It is mind-boggling in the potential harm it would pose to our nation.
Richard Vedder | May 8, 2019
Warren Buffett Warns Movers to Avoid States with Large Unfunded Pension Liabilities
Unsurprisingly, a public pension plan with an ever-growing mountain of pension debt costs much more for the taxpayer to operate than the one without.
Anil Niraula | May 7, 2019
But What About Traffic?
The Case for Road Pricing
Building more housing will inevitably cause more congestion. The answer is to price the space where the congestion occurs.
Scott Beyer | May 6, 2019
Let Kids Be Kids Again
Their Future Depends on It
Ensuring that kids have the opportunity to develop the skills necessary to handle uncertainty starts early.
Ben Wilterdink | May 4, 2019
Debate in America has Grown Too Fossilized
Take a Journey Outside Your Comfort Zone
The most interesting thoughts and conclusions come when the mind actually grapples with different ideas about the world.
Ross Marchand | May 3, 2019
Millennials MIA Among U.S. Entrepreneur Class
Why It Really Matters
Without a healthy and robust business startup community, our long-term economic health will suffer.
Samuel R. Staley | May 2, 2019
Two Paths to Improve How Localities Pay for Services and Amenities
Crowding and straining existing infrastructure are key concerns that proponents of new development must overcome. Some solutions are better than others.
Nick Zaiac | May 1, 2019