The fifth annual AEI and CRN conference on housing risk, sponsored by FICO, will highlight several mortgage and collateral risk measures and their applications.
The first annual AEI conference on economical workforce and entry-level housing will discuss market-rate approaches for expanding the supply of economical, workforce housing.
Steve Lohr, New York Times technology reporter and the author of “Data-ism,” visits AEI to discuss the revolution underway in data science — from its role in shaping the information economy to the human challenges posed by a data-driven world.
Charles Murray and Jared Bernstein will discuss Dr. Murray’s new book “In Our Hands: A Plan to Replace the Welfare State,” which argues for a universal basic income.
This seminar will examine Europe’s longer-run economic and political outlook and consider the steps that European policymakers must take to ensure the long-term survival of the European project.
This seminar will examine the role of contagion in the recent financial crisis and discuss the limitations imposed by the Dodd-Frank Act on Federal Reserve, FDIC, and US Treasury powers to combat financial contagion.
House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) will give keynote remarks on lessons learned from the OPM data breach, followed by a discussion with AEI’s Claude Barfield, Jeffrey Eisenach, and Shane Tews.
An excellent piece in the UK Spectator by Johan Norberg tackles one of my favorite issues: Why are we so pessimistic these days?
I’m not saying this means America “loses” the Driverless Car Grand Prix. But it is a reminder that government needs to think more about innovation, and how government rules and regulations interact with innovation.
Not only was innovative market capitalism creating never-before-seen abundance amid the Industrial Revolution and Great Enrichment, but it was also creating the mechanisms for that abundance to broadly distributed.
My fellow Americans, when you vote for president of the United States this fall, I am asking you to write in me, the US Tech Industry. Why should you write in Tech? Frankly, no one in government is more popular than I am with the American people.
The official US poverty rate is 14.8% — with an update due next month — or 2.3 percentage points higher than in 2007, a year which ended with the official start of the Great Recession.
As welfare reform turns 20, it is useful to review its history and what it has accomplished. It’s equally useful to take a look at how it was implemented, and hold states accountable for what policymakers in 1996 fought so hard for.
Europe has seemingly coped well with its recent Brexit shock, but now looms the prospect that Italy might be heading for the Eurozone’s door. This should be of great concern to European and global economic policymakers.
Classic income tax reform, like the reforms enacted in 1986, involve broadening the tax base and lowering statutory tax rates. To broaden the tax base, lawmakers will need to do more than close obscure tax loopholes. They will need to limit itemized deductions.
This year, AEI again partnered with the Los Angeles Times to conduct a new survey on poverty, updating and replicating many of questions first posed in a 1985 survey. Like the original, the new survey oversampled individuals living below the poverty line in order to measure the views of the poor themselves.
Just like the Europeans, who brandish heavy-handed regulation to compensate for its inferior firms, the FCC is grandstanding on protecting consumers while protecting established online advertising interests.