In this Policy Analysis from CATO, Gordon analyzes the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico as it brought to the fore some longstanding problems associated with the regulation of commercial activities o
As large state government budget gaps have opened in the past year, lawmakers across the country are turning to cigarette taxes for added revenue.
In this Policy Analysis from CATO, Rittgers examines the effectiveness of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
In this CATO Policy Analysis, O'Toole examines President Obama’s expensive high-speed rail program in the form of the resurrection of intercity buses.
The authors contend in this Policy Analysis that the United States’ market government hybrid mortgage system is unique in the world.
In this Policy Analysis, Vance Fried states that undergraduate education is a highly profitable business for nonprofit colleges and universities.
CATO research fellow Julian Sanchez writes in this Policy Analysis about the temporary extension of three controversial surveillance provisions of the Patriot Act and successor legislation, which h
Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the Future of Federal Housing Finance Policy: A Study of Regulatory Privilege
The federal government recently placed Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the government- chartered, privately owned mortgage finance companies, in conservatorship.
In this CATO Policy Analysis, Ethridge argues that President Obama proclaimed after the 2010 midterms that voters did not give a mandate to gridlock.