Archive: Ben Wilterdink
Ben Wilterdink is a Research Fellow and former Editor-in-Chief of Catalyst at the Independent Institute.
COVID-19 Is Disrupting the Future of Higher Education
COVID-19 has catalyzed the mainstreaming of alternatives to a traditional college education
How Rent Control Threatens the American Dream
There is a very real shortage of affordable housing across America’s most dynamic areas, but rent control is an ineffective solution to this problem.
Playing Fast and Loose with the Economic Facts
Many of the most popular tropes are based on findings that are misleading at best and outright false at worst.
More States Consider Protecting Parents Who Give Kids the Chance to Grow
Given what we now know about mental health risks among young adults and the importance of developing soft skills, it is clear that overprotecting kids today has real costs for their future.
Let’s Take a Break (From Gov)
When it comes to relationships riddled with debt issues, extreme micromanagement of choices, and crazy spying, nothing comes close to our relationship with government.