Join AEI as Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH) and an expert panel discuss the opioid crisis, international postal agreements, economic distortions, how they all fit together, and potential solutions.
Please join AEI for a panel discussion exploring lessons from the education reforms of the George W. Bush and Barack Obama administrations and discussing Frederick M. Hess and Michael Q. McShane’s new edited volume, “Bush-Obama School Reform: Lessons Learned” (Harvard Education Press, 2018).
Education policy researchers today are often rewarded for using cool tools to study big data sets. But competent researchers need expertise in both methods and the substance of education.
After decades of blind faith in its draconian one child policy, the CCP is waking up to the problems of low fertility.
While Washington is distracted, a fiscal crisis is looming over the nation as entailment spending balloons up. Viable solutions are still possible, but time is quickly running out.
Quotation of the day is from Shelby Steele on why the left is consumed with hate.
The ‘chicken tax’ of 1964 imposed a 25% tariff on imported trucks and has basically closed that sector of the US vehicle to foreign competition for more than 50 years. Now that the truck share of vehicle sales in the US is two-thirds, it’s important to recognize that a major sector of one of our major industries is basically closed to imports, which runs counter to the narrative that the US is an open market while other countries close their markets to American exports.
The auto industry is already feeling the pain of 10% auto tariffs and is bracing for the effects of tariffs rising to 25% on January 1. Auto researchers warn of significantly higher vehicle prices (both new and used), a significant 2M drop in new car sales, major job losses for autoworkers and employees at dealerships (715,000), and increased maintenance costs for car owners. Winning?
The pettiness of India’s two main political parties helps explain why the Nobel laureate V. S. Naipaul did not receive the national recognition that he deserved in India.
With the evidence available right now, there is no chance Brett Kavanaugh would be convicted in a court of law. This much is certain: The standard of evidence to ruin a man’s reputation cannot be zero.
The Trump administration views China’s and Russia’s cyber capabilities as a national security threat. Congressional committees have a responsibility to oversee US efforts to establish dominance in cyberspace.
The measurement and extent of poverty and the best ways to help the poor are subjects that have concerned AEI scholars for decades.