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Greater Pittsburgh and Afghan Refugees: A Good Match?
As tens of thousands of Afghan refugees relocate to the U.S., it’s worth assimilating them in areas that could use the help
Scott Beyer | December 3, 2021
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How Drone Delivery Can Improve City Life
Shifting “last-mile” deliveries from vans and trucks to drones is a way to reduce congestion, emissions—and possibly even noise pollution
Scott Beyer | November 29, 2021
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Are American Cities Ready for Special Economic Zones?
SEZs, charter cities, and other private city models are all worth testing. But the barriers to doing so are political
Scott Beyer | November 19, 2021
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Are We Too Distracted to Notice Inflation?
Nearly 20% of U.S. dollars were printed in 2020, what now?
Randall G. Holcombe | November 18, 2021
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Announcing the Independent Institute Homelessness Report
Catalyst Fellow co-authors a paper with 5 others on how to end homelessness in California and beyond
Scott Beyer | November 14, 2021
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Can Flixbus Save Greyhound?
America’s flagship but beleaguered intercity bus service may benefit from the efficiencies of an upstart German company
Scott Beyer | November 5, 2021
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Gen Z Americans Dread Biden’s Planned IRS Expansion
More IRS snooping will not solve the challenges facing Americans
Sean Themea | November 3, 2021
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It’s Time the Post Office Was Outsourced
The troubled agency would be better off contracting out to the growing private logistics market.
Scott Beyer | October 29, 2021
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Energy Crisis Deepens in the United Kingdom
What’s causing the energy crisis that’s hitting Europe right now?
Paige Lambermont | October 26, 2021