Bourgeois equality: A discussion with Deirdre McCloskey on how ideas enriched the world
Join AEI for a conversation with Dr. McCloskey and The Washington Post’s George Will about the ideas that have fueled human well-being in the modern era. Light refreshments will precede the discussion, and a wine and cheese reception will follow. Copies of the book will be available for sale.
Introducing the Open Source Policy Center
Open sourcing policy analysis means that the public is empowered to contribute its skills, expertise, and passion to make government better. One of OSPC’s early projects is TaxBrain, which enables policymakers, journalists, and the public, to study tax policy using open-source economic simulation models accessed through an open-source web application.
Able-bodied adults, work, and food assistance: What are states doing, and is it working?
Join us for a keynote from Gov. Sam Brownback, a discussion of these issues and their federal-policy implications with leaders from two states implementing such efforts, and analysis of early evidence.
Uniting to fight poverty: A TED talk
I didn’t become a fan of free enterprise because I forgot my concern for struggling people. To the contrary, I learned that supposedly “conservative” ideas about markets were actually the best means to achieve the supposedly “liberal” moral goals that were so important to me.