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Maureen Ohlhausen, an FTC commissioner, outlines a step-by-step approach for putting the principles of regulatory humility into action and identifies high and low watermarks for the FTC’s adherence to this approach.

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A panel of leading experts discuss whether Big Data can replace the federal statistical system, and if not, whether the two can complement each other.

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This afternoon in testimony before the House Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, AEI resident scholar Claude Barfield provides careful analysis of the implications surrounding successful ratification of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the economic and security repercussions that would result from failure to reach an agreement.

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Trade policy stands at the intersection of a nation’s diplomatic and security strategies and its broad economic goals.

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Rogue regimes—governments and groups that eschew diplomatic normality, sponsor terrorism, and proliferate nuclear weapons—threaten the United States around the globe.

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The Supreme Court hears arguments over tax credits, in a case that will shape the future of the Affordable Care Act. The decision, expected in June, could be among the most significant for the high court in recent years.

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Rick Hess sat down with The Las Vegas Sun’s Ian Whitaker to explain how teachers can channel frustration into positive action to improve student performance.

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Las Vegas Sands Corp Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Sheldon Adelson points a reporter during a news conference in Tokyo February 24, 2014. Adelson said on Monday his company was willing to spend "whatever it takes" to set up a casino project in Japan, one of the largest untapped gaming markets in the world. REUTERS/Yuya Shino

Billionaire Republican donor and Las Vegas Sands Corporation CEO Sheldon Adelson is spending big to make online gambling illegal because his moral standards compel him. Looking past the ‘moral standards,’ it’s really all about the money.

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The Federal Reserve is now poised to become the de facto national insurance regulator that Congress declined to create in the Dodd-Frank Act.

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Today, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the case of King v. Burwell, a case concerning federal subsidy provisions of the Affordable Care Act. Should the U.S. government lose the case, a major fragment of Obama’s health care program could potentially disintegrate.

 

 

 

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After six years of economic recession, which has seen Greece’s real GDP reduced by a quarter and its unemployment rate rise to over 25 percent, the Greek public appears to be at the end of its tether with economic policies imposed by the troika of the International Monetary Fund, the European Union, and the European Central Bank, which negotiate in concert the external assistance that they offer to Greece.

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Governor Scott Walker (R-WI) speaks at the 42nd annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) at National Harbor, MD, February 26, 2015. Reuters

Walker is in danger of being the guy known for not having good — or any — answers to tough questions. That’s particularly poisonous for him, given that he is running on leadership and truth-telling.

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