In this Policy Analysis, Randal O'Toole writes that regional growth-management planning makes housing unaffordable and contributes to a business-unfriendly environment that slows economic growth.
In this Policy Analysis, the author writes that new research on the role that teachers play in student achievement is demonstrating that higher- quality teachers can significantly improve education
In this Policy Analysis, the authors contend that the main theme of political commentary in this decade is polarization.
In this Policy Analysis, it is all too often assumed that public education as we typically think of it today—schooling provided and controlled by government—constitutes the “foundation of American
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.