Portland, Oregon is seen as a sort of smart-growth utopia.
In this Policy Analysis, the author writes that most people would agree that a patient should always be able to spend his own money on the health care services he desires.
Do You Know the Way to L.A.? San Jose Shows How to Turn an Urban Area into Los Angeles in Three Stressful Decades
This Policy Analysis explores the development of cities and the idea of smart growth. California cities have the least affordable housing and the most congested traffic in the nation.
In this comparative Policy Analysis, the author writes that some policymakers in the United States and Europe argue that it is possible to enjoy economic growth and also have a large welfare state.
A Gift of Life Deserves Compensation: How to Increase Living Kidney Donation with Realistic Incentives
In this Policy Analysis, the doctor contends that treatment for end-stage renal (kidney) disease (ESRD) is the only government-funded health care in the United States that has no financial need- or
In this Policy Analysis, the author asserts that public education is an end, not a means.
In this Policy Analysis, Randal O'Toole examines the concept of growth-management.
In this Policy Analysis, the author contends that the conventional view that faster wage growth would improve Social Security’s financial condition rests on several measures of the program’s financ
In this Policy Analysis, the state-of-the-art British-sponsored fasttrack assessment of the global impacts of climate change, a major input to the much-heralded Stern Review on the Economi
In this Policy Analysis, the author notes that critics of the U.S. health care system frequently point to other countries as models for reform.