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Join us for the Policy Simulation Library DC meeting hosted by AEI’s Open Source Policy Center to learn how computational simulation models are used to inform public policy decision-making.

An elderly gentleman sits in a doctor's office waiting

Join AEI as the chief actuary for Medicare summarizes the results of the annual report from the Medicare Board of Trustees, followed by a discussion of potential policy actions to improve the program’s fiscal condition.

Are prisons designed for corporal punishment, human improvement, or both?

We take for granted that America is the world’s preeminent superpower, with hegemony abroad and prosperity at home. But how did we get here? And what does it mean for the US to use its superpower status to be a world leader?

In the high tech arena, it’s not your grandfather’s competition policy anymore — inevitably, national security, industrial policy, and the race with China form a backdrop to policy and legal spats.

Protesters demand action on climate change despite little scientific backup

Having celebrated Earth Day and warned of various dimensions of environmental collapse since 1970, are there any circumstances even barely conceivable under which the environmental left would say that no more Earth Days are needed?

A new study by researchers at the University of Chicago finds that Trump’s 2018 tariffs on washing machines created 1,800 new US jobs, but at an annual cost to American consumers of about $820,000 per job. Those findings are consistent with previous case studies showing that the average cost to consumers of trade protection is more than $500,000 per year, and sometimes exceeds $1 million per job.

How serious an issue is climate change and what should be done about it? For Earth Day, we examine the depth of partisan differences on these questions and how those differences have grown over time.

If Democrats won’t help the president secure the border, then there’s nothing outrageous about making them live with the consequences of the policies they advocate.

The framers did not want prosecutors and special counsels such as Mueller to punish presidential misdeeds.

The BJP is right to welcome persecuted Hindus, Sikhs, and Buddhists to India. But the party is wrong to frame this compassion as a rebuke to Muslims.

Sunday the 28th is election day in Spain and things aren’t looking bad for Pedro Sánchez and his social-democratic Partido Socialista Obrero Espanñol.

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