Several education policy experts discuss the results of the Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice’s annual Schooling in America Survey.
Economic advisers compare and contrast the Puerto Rican and Greek debt crises and examine what impact their respective resolutions may have on the US and European economies.
Brill explains how federally sanctioned state Medicaid provider taxes operate and affect federal Medicaid spending. He proposes that Congress prohibit these taxes and either put the federal savings back into Medicaid or use them to reduce federal healthcare taxes.
Evidence suggests that lifetime success may be influenced by factors beyond children’s control, such as family structure, home neighborhood, and household income. Preserving economic mobility requires policymakers to focus specifically on these issues.
How proud are Americans of their country? As Independence Day approaches, this AEI Public Opinion Study focuses on patriotism in the United States, examining Americans’ self-professed patriotism, how people describe others’ patriotism, and reasons people are proud of the US.
As we prepare to celebrate Independence Day with songs of national celebration, flags waving in the breeze, parades, and family gatherings, polls reveal Americans’ strong love of country.
We may not know what caused the American dream’s malaise. We may disagree as to the proper cure. But we can agree that an alive-and-well American dream guarantees our kids an equal chance at success.
If gay marriage had resulted from the decisions of the majorities in each of the 50 states, it would be far more difficult, if not virtually impossible, to reverse.
What will be the impact of a nuclear agreement with Iran? AEI experts are available to comment on the effects of such a deal.
The greater the population density, the bluer a state, region, or city. And that’s too bad, argue Michael Hendrix and Andrew Evans in National Affairs, because “the result of this electoral reality is that Republicans rarely control the levers of power in some of the areas with the most people and greatest economic vitality.”
While Russia depends on its gas exports to Europe, the frantic efforts to build alternative gas routes to Europe have little to do with economics or energy security.