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The Export-Import Bank and Its Victims: Which Industries and States Bear the Brunt?

Daniel J. Ikenson
September 10, 2014

Cato Institute Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies scholar Daniel J.

Did Expansion of the Pell Grant Program Lead to Tuition Hikes?

January 18, 2013

In a January 2013 article for CQ Researcher, Neal McClusky, associate director of the Cato Institute’s Center for Educational Freedom, argues federal student aid programs such as the Pell

Why Some Cities Are Growing and Others Shrinking

Dean Stansel
June 15, 2011

Florida Gulf Coast University Associate Professor of Economics Dean Stansel studies migration and taxation data for 100 American metropolitian areas, finding statistically significant correlations

The Export-Import Bank and Its Victims: Which Industries and States Bear the Brunt?

Daniel J. Ikenson
September 10, 2014

The charter of the Export-Import Bank of the United States is set to expire on September 30. Proponents of reauthorization claim that by increasing exports and jobs, Ex-Im benefits the U.S.

Time to X Out the Ex-Im Bank

Sallie James
August 6, 2011

The Export-Import Bank of the United States picks winners in the U.S. economy, redistributing resources from the productive sector to its chosen clients.

Climate Alarmism: When Is This Bozo Going Down?

Paul C "Chip" Knappenberger
August 27, 2014

Two recent climate science papers deal a savage blow to the climate alarmists' dogma that human caused greenhouse gas emissions will result in dangerous climate change.

CO2 Going Up. Human Progress Going Up.

Paul C. "Chip" Knappenbergy
September 10, 2014

The continuing rise in Carbon-Dioxide emissions is a sign of human progress, to be celebrated not bemoaned.

The Dead Hand of Socialism State Ownership in the Arab World

Dalibor Rohac
August 25, 2014

Countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) need to implement privatization in order to sustain their transitions toward more representative political systems and inclusive economic instit

Review of Greenlight Pinellas

Randal O'Toole
August 14, 2014
Florida’s Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority has proposed a new unnecessarily, expensive tax, plan that will more than double its local revenues, and use the added money to build a 24-mile light-rail

Why California Dissolved Its RDAs

Shirley Svorny
July 30, 2014
California shut down its 400-plus local redevelopment agencies (RDAs) in 2012, following years of local government
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