Deputy Commandant of the Marine Corps for Aviation Lieutenant General Jon Davis discusses the current and future Marine Corps aviation enterprise with AEI’s Thomas Donnelly and Mitchell Institute’s David Deptula.
Do benefit programs, such as food stamps and Medicaid, penalize marriage and affect the choices of poor and lower-middle-class families? Join AEI and the Institute for Family Studies for a discussion of a new report.
The above illustration is from a March 1931 edition of Modern Mechanics and Inventions. It’s one of a group from early in the 20th century featured in a 2011 Slate piece on automation fears.
Whatever grains of truth there might be in his now infamous interview with The New York Times, GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump fails to note either the economic or geopolitical realities.
If you wanted to hear some sound economics about trade at last week’s Republican National Convention, it was probably best to ignore the speakers at the podium. But that doesn’t mean it was a completely insight-free zone on the subject.
It wasn’t so long ago that there appeared to be consensus that action needed to be taken — at least on reducing the longer-term gap. The expectation: an eventual compromise consisting of tax hikes and a reduction in projected entitlement spending increases. So what happened?
Lawmakers on both sides have expressed interest in expanding the EITC. But this seems unlikely without addressing the error problem and marriage penalty.
Fueled by solid job gains, low mortgage rates, and high and growing leverage, the national seller’s market is now in its 45th month. Median home prices for the US as a whole have risen relative to median household income, retracing about a third of the drop from the 2006 peak to the 2012 trough, thus crimping affordability.
Despite advances in the treatment of rare diseases, the bureaucracy surrounding the FDA refuses to adapt to the current means of medical innovation. The 21st Century Cures Act would help to modernize the FDA approval process and increase patient access to novel therapies.
From NBER: “The bottom line is that to avoid the impact of demographic stress, increasing the labor force participation of the older population is probably the best and most feasible way. In terms of the reality, it will mean better, “regular” jobs for women in their early to middle-aged years.”
Data from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration indicate that Americans are concerned about, and recognize important differences between, online security and privacy.