America’s transportation network faces numerous problems. This broad-ranging discussion among four distinguished experts in the field will address a set of challenging questions.
This panel will explore the potential of rapidly advancing technology to improve poor Americans’ lives by connecting them with needed benefits, employment opportunities, and innovative services.
While “unemployment” is down, work rates have also fallen — and the male work rate is now at Depression-era levels. AEI invites you to the launch of Nicholas Eberstadt’s new book “Men Without Work: America’s Invisible Crisis,” an important new study of an underreported phenomenon: America’s growing army of un-working men.
With Election Day two weeks away, AEI’s team of election experts will discuss what to expect in the campaign’s final days and what they’ll be watching on Election Day.
Opioid overdose is the leading cause of accidental death in the United States, yet too few abusers are getting treatment. Join AEI and the founding advisers of Advocates for Opiod Recovery for a discussion on therapeutic strategies, addiction management, and practical solutions.
The fate of the LTT does not hang on budgets; it hangs on NAGB’s priorities. If there is a fight to be had over maintaining the LTT or investing in new priorities, then let’s have it. But the LTT is too valuable to let it quietly suffer an ignominious death by a thousand postponements.
The authors study how businesses are burdened by government through corporate taxes and bureaucratic procedures. They interpret these two channels as tools for raising revenue and they examine how different political institutions rely on these tools.
Under the current regulatory framework, complex generic drugs are faced with a catch-22 of sorts, whereby the existing rules for approval often require these products to be treated as generics, despite such products displaying key differences from their respective reference products.
Even though our tax system is among the most progressive in the OECD, our fiscal system induces less redistribution than most other OECD countries due to our smaller taxes and benefit payments. With the federal budget under pressure from an aging population and rising health care costs, we need to start thinking about a larger, less progressive, tax system.
The potential failure of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) , stems from a lack of leadership on both sides of the aisle to challenge the misinformation spread about by candidates trying to foster popular appeal.
If we want to help women with breast cancer we should not subject them to screening protocols that, no matter how well intentioned, end up harming them. Over-diagnosis, along with the other side-effects of screening (false positives and false negatives), can be minimized by adopting the evidence-based recommendations of the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force to start mammography screening later (age 50) and do it less frequently (every two years).
This week, Newark superintendent Chris Cerf stopped by AEI to talk about the state of Newark’s schools and the challenges of system reform. Here are a few thoughts.
The operative question facing the conservative movement is where it goes from here. The first step on that journey is to acknowledge the size of this failure.
Cyber power has the capacity to profoundly impact America’s economy and national security. We ought to be taking it more seriously than we are.