Archive: Articles

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.
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
Is It Time to Pull the Plug on Amtrak?
Amtrak should live or die by its own merits as tested by people’s willingness to part with their hard-earned money in the market.
Art Carden | April 6, 2019
Personalizing and Empowering Special Education
Special education students face some of the worst odds of learning and graduating in our public education system.
Kristiana Bolzman | April 5, 2019
Four Ways to Improve Land Use Without Upzoning
Prolonged periods of high rents are a sign that cities haven’t permitted enough potential building space in their most desirable areas.
Nick Zaiac | April 4, 2019
Here’s What Small Business Owners Are Thinking—And Why it Matters
Investment and expansion become more likely when small business owners send less of their hard-earned money to Washington, D.C., and keep more in the form of investable capital.
Luka Ladan | April 3, 2019
Market-Based Medicine Beats Grim Prognosis
America may have a dysfunctional healthcare system, but at least there’s a glimmer of hope for taxpayers and consumers.
Ross Marchand | April 2, 2019
Deduct SALT from Your Food Not Your Taxes
The unrestricted SALT deduction subsidized the tax-and-spend policies of a select few states at the expense of states that practice more responsible tax and fiscal policy.
Elliot Young | March 29, 2019
Healthcare Needs Price Competition, Not Just Transparency
Efforts to make healthcare costs more transparent are a good start. But transparency is no substitute for competition.
Raymond J. March | March 28, 2019