In this policy proposal — part of the 15 Ways to Rethink the Federal Budget — Adele Morris proposes a carbon tax as a new source of revenue that could also help address climate change.
In its initial fiscal cliff proposal to Republicans, the White House requested additional multi-year stimulus spending, most notably $50 billion in new infrastructure funds for FY
A series of data analyses from the left-leaning Brookings Institution find no link between high state standards and high student achievement.
High-speed access to the Internet, or “broadband,” could be a tremendous boon to economic growth. In March 2004, the Bush administration made rapid deployment of broadband a national priority.
The fiscal cliff threatens an unprecedented tax increase at year end.
Two-thirds of Americans have broadband Internet access in their homes. But because of poor infrastructure or high prices, the remaining third of Americans do not.
High-Stakes: Findings from a National Study of Life-or-Death Decisions by Charter School Authorizers
This Brookings Institution study reviews the authorization decisions of 50 randomly selected charter school authorizers to draw conclusions about how well authorizers supervise their schools.
Since the 1970s, deregulation has succeeded in increasing overall economic welfare and sharply reducing prices , generally by about 30 percent, for transportation—including air travel, rail transpo
Vouchers boost black students’ college enrollment rates by 24 percent and double student attendance at selective colleges, conclude researchers Paul Peterson and Matthew Chingos in the first study
Hitting The Wrong Target: Why A “Wall Street” Transaction Tax Will Hit Main Street Investors And Miss The Mark on Other Fronts
In December of 2009, two proposals for taxes on the purchase and sale of securities in U.S. financial markets were introduced in Congress, one by Rep. DeFazio and the other by Sen. Harkin.