Archive: Articles

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
Scott Beyer | May 6, 2019
Let Kids Be Kids Again
Their Future Depends on It
Ben Wilterdink | May 4, 2019
Debate in America has Grown Too Fossilized
Take a Journey Outside Your Comfort Zone
Ross Marchand | May 3, 2019
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
The Importance of Design Thinking
The world is not made for ideas, be they brilliant technologies or efficient policies, but rather people. Understanding people must come first.
Ryan Khurana | April 30, 2019
If You Love Forests, Let Them Burn
It’s time to embrace fire as a natural part of the American landscape and a crucial means of preventing devastating blazes.
William F. Shughart II | April 29, 2019
State Flexibility Is Key to Improving Medicaid
With greater experimentation, states can turn around Medicaid’s lackluster outcomes and help millions of beneficiaries lead better lives.
Ross Marchand | April 26, 2019