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Three Lessons Millionaires Can Offer Millennials
A new study of America’s millionaires offers insight on how millennials too can achieve financial security.
Kristiana Bolzman | April 17, 2019
The Province of Alberta Shows Dangers of a Carbon Tax ‘Deal’
No matter their promises, in practice government-imposed “carbon pricing” schemes never live up to the guidelines for “efficiency” laid down by their proponents.
Robert P. Murphy | April 17, 2019
The Nature of Work Is Changing, and Laws Need to Keep Up
In order to fully realize the potential of a highly mobile, highly connected world, our institutions must allow the flexibility necessary to adapt and succeed.
Conor Norris | April 16, 2019
Do Amtrak and Airport Subsidies Make America Richer?
Government spending doesn't generate economic activity, it simply redistributes it.
Art Carden | April 13, 2019
STEM Is Not All That Matters
A holistic focus is essential to delivering sustainable economic growth.
Ryan Khurana | April 12, 2019
What’s Really Behind the Efforts to Enact So-Called “Comprehensive Privacy” Laws?
Rather than protecting consumers, these data governance laws place significant barriers for entrepreneurs looking to launch new services and products.
Jonathon Hauenschild | April 11, 2019
Choice and Markets Are Keys to Healthy Living
It’ll take a thriving marketplace of ideas and innovation to make America and the rest of the world a healthier place.
Ross Marchand | April 10, 2019
The Age of Versatility
Two of the chief labor market concerns people have when deciding what to study or what career to pursue are automation and inequality.
Ryan Khurana | April 9, 2019
San Francisco’s Housing Crisis Is a Product of the Regulatory State
And it’s not just one regulation that makes the city expensive. It’s all of them.
San Francisco’s median home value is now at $1.3 million, and there’s a growing bipartisan consensus on how it got so expensive.
Scott Beyer | April 8, 2019
FDA Approves Ketamine-Based Drug to Treat Difficult Cases of Depression
Although much work remains to reverse the DEA’s overzealous scheduling system, Ketamine-based treatment for mental illness is another step in the right direction.
Raymond J. March | April 7, 2019