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Join AEI for discussion of Mark Rose’s new book, “Market Rules: Bankers, Presidents, and the Origins of the Great Recession” (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2018), a history of the shifting politics and outsized personalities that shaped the modern US banking system.

Please join AEI as experts discuss the economic and political implications of Brexit for the United Kingdom, Europe, and the United States.

Join us for the Policy Simulation Library DC meeting hosted by AEI’s Open Source Policy Center to learn how computational simulation models are used to inform public policy decision-making.

AEI’s Katharine B. Stevens sits down with New Horizon Academy CEO Chad Dunkley to discuss the organization’s long history and expansion from one school to more than 85 across the United States.

Philippines Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr., left, accompanied by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, right, speaks at a news conference at the Philippines Department of Foreign Affairs Home Office

The alliance crisis that Pompeo hoped to avert may be upon us.

This week’s decision from the European People’s Party’s political assembly to suspend Viktor Orban’s Fidesz came a bit late was more timid than it needed to be.

Higher education accountability reform involves a complicated set of choices for conservative and progressive reformers alike. Understanding these choices, which are often obscured or shrouded in jargon, is the key to fashioning a serious transparency and accountability agenda.

Almost 50 years ago, in Rodriguez v. San Antonio Independent School District, the Supreme Court ruled that there is no federal right to education. However, recent lawsuits in Michigan, Connecticut, and Mississippi suggest that the issue is far from settled.

Neighbors dig holes for trees in a community service day out

The norms of civic togetherness have largely disappeared from serious discussions about enduring public-policy challenges. Given the lessons of the past two decades, that needs to change.

The way the Electoral College forces candidates to build broader coalitions across the nation is valuable. The way it minimizes the risks of interminable recounts and voter fraud (a single national tally would be a nightmare logistically) is important.

Conservative estimates put the costs of privacy regulation at four times the benefits. Based on Europe’s experience with GDPR, the costs could end up being much higher in the US.

Success in politics — and in political predictions — depends on the ability to distinguish between old rules of thumb that don’t apply anymore and old rules of thumb that do.

Prescription drugs help people in pain. They aren’t to blame for the rise in opioid deaths.

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