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.
AEI’s Ryan Streeter hosts the Legatum Institute for the launch of their US Prosperity Index. Panelists will explore the findings of the state-by-state index and discuss the unique challenges posed to individual states.
Please join AEI for a presentation on the highlights of “A Roadmap to Reducing Child Poverty,” followed by a panel discussion with report authors Ron Haskins and Robert Moffitt on the realistic prospects for the report’s proposals to improve children’s lives.
Mobile payments and the advent of cryptocurrency markets are a promising step towards greater financial access for people in developing countries.
In “Tell Your Children,” former Times columnist Alex Berenson argues the risks of marijuana are not only misunderstood but underestimated.
AEI’s Paul Kupiec gives opening remarks for an event discussing how an economics PhD has become a tacit barrier to entry to Federal Reserve governance and whether U.S. (and global) monetary affairs have been made better off from this new standard.
A letter condemning China’s treatment of the Uighurs shows a global divide between approaches to human rights.
On the 50th anniversary on the moon landing, AP/NORC at the University of Chicago, Ipsos/C-SPAN, and CBS News explored Americans’ attitudes about the moon landing and space exploration in general.
Russia poses a significant threat to the United States and its allies for which the West is not ready. The West must act urgently to meet this threat without exaggerating it.
In shattering the foreign policy mold, Trump has created a significant opportunity for his successor.
Some argue that President Trump’s Federal Reserve Board nominations have been too political when the country needs technocrats at the Fed’s helm. Should a PhD be required for Fed governors, or is this just a disguised political argument to derail perfectly qualified candidates?
It might be desirable for Congress to adopt comprehensive tax indexation legislation that applied to both capital gains and interest. But the administration should not selectively index capital gains by executive fiat.
In explanations both of budget choices and policy decisions, senior defense leaders have repeatedly neglected to invest in relationship building with Capitol Hill or to provide sufficient information to lawmakers and senior staff.