What are the keys to economic success for black men in the US? W. Bradford Wilcox, Wendy Wang, and Ronald Mincy will present new research, and an expert panel will debate and discuss its implications.
Demand and supply. Supply and demand. That fundamental analytic framework, simple and powerful as a tool with which to examine the sources of shifts in market prices, often is forgotten in the cacophony that characterizes Beltway efforts to score political points.
This week on Banter, AEI’s John H. Makin Visiting Scholar Eric Hanushek discusses the relationships between teacher cognitive skills and student achievement.
While polls cannot prescribe policy solutions, particularly on issues as complex as immigration, they do clearly show how Americans feel about these issues: DACA receives majority support; a border wall and family separation do not.
The DPRK has determined both the tempo of events and the details of international diplomacy, right down to the conference agendas: what parties would meet, when and where the meetings would take place, and even what would be discussed. Like it or not, this is a triumph of statecraft.
Northeastern University deserves credit for defending the right of its faculty to make controversial arguments. But it’s equally important to note the institution’s uneven protection of student speech.
Despite the rhetoric, both parties in Congress are pushing ideas that would widen projected budget deficits, not narrow them.
US Patent and Trademark Office Director Andrei Iancu discusses significant contemporary issues in patent law, including the Trump administration’s approach to patents and competitiveness, recent activities at the US Patent and Trademark Office, and recent Supreme Court decisions.
Many Democrats blame James Comey’s July 2016 statement for causing Hillary Clinton irreparable harm in the election. But we now know Clinton’s actions were worse than what Comey presented to the American people. Just imagine if his statement had been full and complete.
Europe’s experience with the GDPR offers a cautionary tale for those wishing to copy its approach, such as proponents of the California Consumer Privacy Act.
The bottom line is that today billions more illicit cigarettes are smoked in Pakistan than a few years ago, with millions of dollars flowing into the coffers of sworn enemies of the governments of both the US and Pakistan.
With the stated aim of increasing revenue and discouraging smoking, Pakistan raised tobacco duties over the past five years. The result empowered illicit actors, with a flourishing of illicit production and smuggling of cigarettes.