In this Policy Analysis, Gasman states that in the mid-1990s as it seemed that lawmakers were about to abandon much of the regulatory apparatus that had hampered the telecommunications industry sin
In this essay in CATO's Letter, John Goodman writes that in the United States there are about 14 million people—more than a third of the uninsured—who are, in principle, eligible to get free m
In this Policy Analysis, the author writes at CATO that democracy demands an informed electorate. Voters who lack adequate knowledge about politics will find it difficult to control public policy.
In this Policy Analysis, Chris Conover writes that the burden of regulation on the U.S. economy is sizable, with the latest figures suggesting this cost may approach $1 trillion in 2004.
In this Policy Analysis, John Samples examines voter turnout and elections. He asserts that critics of American politics and elections often focus on low voter turnout in the United States.
This essay in CATO's Regulation magazine investigates patent law of whether patent protection could deter biomedical research.
In this Policy Analysis, the author writes that properly defined, privacy is the subjective condition people experience when they have power to control information about themselves.
In this Policy Analysis, Roger Pilon writes that as pharmaceuticals play a growing role in medical practice, drug prices in America soar far beyond prices in the rest of the world.
In this Policy Analysis, the author argues that the federal government’s swing from budget surpluses to budget deficits has raised concerns about possible negative economic effects.
In this Policy Analysis, Neal McCluskey writes that since the 1965 passage of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, which concentrated unprecedented authority over American education in the h