People seek answers to seemingly simple questions: Is the water safe to drink? Is there a safe level of radiation? But usually there is not a simple answer to such questions.
Examples from Chile demonstrate that the best way to increase the prevalence of successful schools and education methods is to create incentives for schools to scale up themselves, instead of forci
In this Policy Analysis, Coulson argues that no correlation exists between a charter school receiving private funding and its later performance after controlling for external factors.
In this Policy Anaysis, Randall O'Toole takes on subsidies that don't work, and are not efficient.
In this Policy Analysis from CATO, Samples argues that the United States Supreme Court decided in Citizens United v.
The author contends in this Policy Analysis that President Barack Obama, former U.S.
Michael Tanner, a senior fellow at the Cato Institute, offers this new report on the costs and consequences of President Obama's new health care law, finding that "the more we learn about what is i
In this Policy Analysis, the author contends that an important reason for the Internet's remarkable growth over the last quarter century is the "end-to-end" principle that networks should confine t
In this Policy Analysis, transit expert Randal O'Toole states that far from protecting the environment, most rail transit lines use more energy per passenger mile, and many generate more greenhouse
In this Policy Analysis, it is noted that many experts believe that gasoline taxes should be increased for a variety of reasons. Their arguments are unpersuasive.