Join AEI as Mayor Mitch Landrieu discusses New Orleans’ comeback story and the lessons it offers for other cities around the country about resilience and making government work.
The arbitrary, whimsical nature of decision-making when one man’s will is law is what destroys the political career of the protagonist’s father, a powerful and wealthy senator and businessman.
In a new National Bureau of Economic Research working paper, we evaluate the elasticity of taxable income by focusing on corporate executives and how their compensation responds to tax rates.
On this AEI Events Podcast, AEI hosts Mr. Hendrik Meijer from the Netherland-America Foundation to discuss Meijer’s new biography of Sen. Arthur Vandenberg, “Arthur Vandenberg: The Man in the Middle of the American Century” (University of Chicago Press, 2017).
This week, French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel will make back-to-back visits to the White House. The European leaders are expected to discuss several pressing issues, including Syria and Russia, international trade and tariffs, and the Iran nuclear deal, which President Trump has threatened to abandon by May 12 unless it is sufficiently improved. AEI experts are available to discuss the upcoming state visits.
An accurate census is in all our interests. There are concerns about the 2020 census’ funding, the controversial decision to include a question on US citizenship, and response rates. Please join AEI for a panel discussion on the importance of the 2020 census and what can be done to ensure its success.
Ambivalent statements from health authority agencies seem to be slowing conversions from cigarettes to comparably healthier vaping and heated tobacco products.
Capitalism is unnatural. Democracy is unnatural. Human rights are unnatural. God didn’t give us these things, or anything else. We stumbled into modernity accidentally, not by any divine plan.
We demonstrate that income shifting is an important component of previous estimates of the elasticity of taxable income for executive compensation. Because shifted income is taxed at future dates, income shifting decreases the welfare loss from personal income taxation associated with previous estimates.
Macron and Trump have their differences, both in substance and in style. But that is no excuse for the two not to work together, and so far, neither president seems to have let those differences get in their way.
The bundling observed in the real world of the AT&T/Time Warner case involves levels of complexity far beyond what the simple models currently being debated have been able to capture.
On Earth Day 2018, as we celebrate Earth’s natural environment that includes fossil fuels, let’s not forget to also celebrate our tremendously valuable human resources of ingenuity, creativity, “petropreneurship,” and imagination.