The Obama administration launched an ambitious agenda to cut the cost and improve the quality of the health care patients receive. How well has the Obama-era delivery reform agenda worked, and what should current policymakers do to modify this agenda?
Foreign adoptions by American families have been falling for more than a decade. I’m speaking from experience: We must help more children receive the gift of family.
Many respected economists, whether considered Republican-leaning or Democratic-leaning, think well-designed, revenue-neutral corporate tax reform could boost domestic business investment and workers’ wages.
Plus Byran Caplan on communism, Ross Douthat on the GOP tax plan, and Tyler Cowen on whether corporate tax cuts would really increase investment.
President Trump laid out an inspiring vision for the future of Korea and a comprehensive outline to compete with China. But there are many potential pitfalls and minefields along the way—and the hard work of translating visions and aspirations into to concrete plans and policies has just begun.
As policymakers consider government action, let’s keep in mind the European example before embracing “hipster antitrust” and massive regulation — or assuming dominant market positions are always and forever.
In setting goals under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), states have paid heed to the chorus of self-proclaimed reformers urging them to ensure that plans be “ambitious.” This has resulted in a curious quandary: The problem with the plans is not a lack of ambition but the feckless embrace of it.
Allowing saving in 529 plans from conception is a substantive change to how these accounts operate, while expanding the accounts to cover K-12 educational expenses is largely a symbolic one.
The housing lobby cannot hide from the fact that the bulk of government subsidies simply are not doing anything to help make moderately-priced homes more affordable.
For most of the past decade, there has been little interest in discussing the First Amendment issues raised by the FCC’s various proposed net neutrality rules, but now things have taken a long-overdue turn.