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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.

Internet domain name registry operations are moving to the use of contracts that feature enhanced rights protection mechanisms to better protect copyright and trademark owners. This is a positive step toward removing potentially harmful content through best practices and market mechanisms rather than regulation.

For over half a century, Americans have relied on public schooling as the nation’s core strategy for promoting social and economic mobility across generations. But a groundbreaking new study has found that despite enormous public investment, achievement gaps between wealthier and poorer children have remained unchanged over the past 50 years.

What is “nationalism”? Does it need to be benign? Is there a conservative case for the Austro-Hungarian Empire? The latest episode of The Remnant is actually audio of a conversation between Jonah, Rich Lowry, and Jim Geraghty at the 2019 National Review Ideas Summit.


Revisions for the OPM Optional Form (OF) 306 requiring more criminal record disclosure would continue to punish defendants by denying them employment opportunities.

Sanctions aren’t a goal, they’re tools to get to something else. And it’s high time the president was frank with us about what that something else really is.

The new thinking on the populist right is that US economic policy has long focused far too much on consumption vs. production. Making stuff is important, too! But what does a change in emphasis look like in the real world?

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro attends a promotion ceremony for generals of the armed forces, at the Planalto Palace in Brasilia, Brazil April 5, 2019.

To deliver on his ambitious campaign promises, Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro must follow through by developing a practical and comprehensive plan to dismantle transnational organized crime and end the epidemic of violence.

The short answer is that the 30-year mortgage amortizes extremely slowly, making it nearly twice as risky as a similar loan with a 20-year term. And the 30-year loan compounds risk-layering by promoting the use of higher combined loan-to-value and debt-to-income ratios (DTI).

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks at her weekly news conference on Capitol Hill

The bipartisan consensus to ignore the nation’s budgetary challenges will not change until outside events force a different response.

Obstruction of justice must include “corrupt intent” which means an effort to hide actual evidence of guilt. Without actual guilt, Trump’s actions could not be obstruction.

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