In this Policy Analysis for CATO, McCluskey contends that the argument for national curriculum standards sounds simple: set high standards, make all schools meet them, and watch American students a
In this Policy Analysis, Schaeffer writes that although public schools are usually the biggest item in state and local budgets, spending figures provided by public school officials and reported in
In this Policy Anaysis, O'Toole states that ver the past four decades, American cities have spent close to $100 billion constructing rail transit systems, and many billions more operating those sys
In this Policy Analysis, Pirrong evaluates the aftermath of the financial crisis.
In this CATO Policy Analysis, the authors contend that criminal defense systems are in a state of perpetual crisis, routinely described as “scandalous.” Public defender offices around the country f
In this Policy Analysis, the authors write that fiscal health might be in decreasing the militarybudget, and by avoiding needless military conflict to protect our prosperity.
In this Policy Analysis overview of state governments, Edwards notes that state governments have had to make tough budget choices.
In this CATO Policy Analysis, Conover contends that taxes impose costs on society beyond the amount of revenue government collects.
In this Policy Analysis for CATO, transit expert Randall O'Toole argues that America’s experiment with government ownership of urban transit systems has proven to be a disaster.
Reputation under Regulation: The Fair Credit Reporting Act at 40 and Lessons for the Internet Privacy Debate
More than 40 years ago, Sen. William Proxmire (D-WI) guided the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) through Congress, seeking to improve the operations of the credit reporting industry.