Join us at AEI as a panel of leading contemporary scholars of political philosophy explore the importance of economic liberty through the perspectives of some of the greatest thinkers in Western civilization and discuss why these thinkers’ insights matter for current public policy discussions.
Piketty's argument rests on several assumptions that deviate from previous research, and the case for his poliucy recommendations has not been made.
Since the financial crisis in 2008, central bankers and bank regulators world-wide have repeatedly called for controls on "shadow banking." But if bank regulators get their way, much of the U.S. financial system will lose its capacity for risk-taking as well as its dynamism, innovativeness and flexibility. And the U.S. economy would not be any safer.
At this event, Chancellor George Osborne will explain the coalition government’s approach to economic policy and discuss the UK experience, which is particularly relevant for current US debates over fiscal policy, monetary policy, and tax reform.
Though we seldom think of them this way, America's statistical agencies are the very eyes and ears of our democracy. When they are functioning properly, they provide essential information to help the public and its elected representatives see what is going right in our country-and what is going wrong. Such information is crucial for forming a more perfect union.
Join us at AEI as the Right Honorable Liam Fox sits down with Marc Thiessen to discuss and debate whether America’s intelligence agencies have infringed on the personal privacy of US citizens.
How can young people succeed in workplaces dominated by curmudgeons who are judging their every move? At this AEI book event, bestselling author and social scientist Charles Murray will offer indispensable advice for navigating the workplace, getting ahead, and living a fulfilling life.