The minimum complaint with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is that defects in environmental legislation denounced by economists for decades continue to produce bad results.
In this policy report, Michael Cannon argues that despite surviving a number of threats, President Obama’s health care law remains harmful, unstable, and unpopular.
Taylor and Van Doren equate corn ethanol to a religion, arguing that it, "...is more a religion than a reasoned proposition." They go on to explain how production of corn ethanol really only
Government transparency is a widely agreed upon goal, but progress on achieving it has been very limited.
This article explores the impact of tax policy on economic growth in the states within the framework of an endogenous growth model.
The federal government has imposed a minimum wage since 1938, and nearly all the states impose their own minimum wages. These laws prevent employers from paying wages below a mandated level.
What passes today as a “debate” over privacy lacks agreed-upon terms of reference, rational arguments, or concrete goals.
Nothing can be made, transported, or used without energy, and fossil fuels provide 80 percent of mankind’s energy and 60 percent of its food and clothing.
Barack Obama promised transparency and open government when he campaigned for president in 2008, and he took office aiming to deliver it.
With credit markets in disarray and the United States facing a possible recession, Americans are looking closely at the economic proposals of the presidential candidates.