Maureen Ohlhausen, an FTC commissioner, outlines a step-by-step approach for putting the principles of regulatory humility into action and identifies high and low watermarks for the FTC’s adherence to this approach.
A panel of leading experts discuss whether Big Data can replace the federal statistical system, and if not, whether the two can complement each other.
This afternoon in testimony before the House Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, AEI resident scholar Claude Barfield provides careful analysis of the implications surrounding successful ratification of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the economic and security repercussions that would result from failure to reach an agreement.
Trade policy stands at the intersection of a nation’s diplomatic and security strategies and its broad economic goals.
The Federal Reserve is now poised to become the de facto national insurance regulator that Congress declined to create in the Dodd-Frank Act.
After six years of economic recession, which has seen Greece’s real GDP reduced by a quarter and its unemployment rate rise to over 25 percent, the Greek public appears to be at the end of its tether with economic policies imposed by the troika of the International Monetary Fund, the European Union, and the European Central Bank, which negotiate in concert the external assistance that they offer to Greece.
Thomas Piketty’s call for wealth redistribution rests on flawed justifications — his notion that the rate of return on capital exceeds economic growth fails to account for risk.
Iain Duncan Smith, UK Department for Work and Pensions secretary of state, discusses the UK welfare reform effort with Rep. Todd Young (R-IN) and a panel of experts.
Senators Mike Lee and Marco Rubio have come up with the most pro-growth tax reform plan since Calvin Coolidge’s presidency, one that could help set a direction for conservative tax policy and for Republicans seeking the White House.
On the whole, the housing market has regained much of the ground it lost in the 2008 financial crisis. But some analysts are concerned many of the factors propelling that growth aren’t healthy at all and could lead to another free-fall in the housing market.
The repeal of certain Obamacare exchange subsidies, seen as furthering a conservative goal, is likely to hurt the GOP politically.