Heartland Institute

Policy Tip Sheet - Academic Drug Detailing

April 12, 2012

In this policy tip from Heartland, a report is highlighted about the pharmaceutical industry known as academic drug detailing. Through its academic drug detailing policy, the federal governmen

Research & Commentary: Digital Learning Possibilities and Pitfalls

April 11, 2012

Harnessing modern technology to tailor education personally and make it efficient is new and greatly unsettled territory.

Research & Commentary: Subsidies for Renewable Energy in Florida

April 11, 2012

Sometime in the next few days, Florida Gov.

Research & Commentary: The Louisiana Parent Trigger

April 5, 2012

Louisiana legislators have proposed an education reform that is garnering significant national attention: the Parent Trigger.

Research & Commentary: Cat Bonds for State-Run Catastrophe Insurance

April 4, 2012

Catastrophe bonds are insurance-linked securities that offset major costs to taxpayers and insurers caused by natural disasters such as hurricanes and earthquakes.

Shades of EPA: The Flawed Human Health Effects Epidemiology in the California Air Resources Board’s Diesel Truck Emission Rules

Jerome Arnett Jr., MD
March 16, 2012

On December 12, 2009, the California Air Resources Board (CARB), a subdivision of the California Environmental Protection Agency, published its final rule to reduce diesel exhaust emissions in the

Research & Commentary: Obama Administration Education Policies

March 26, 2012

As the 2012 elections approach, it is an appropriate time to review the president’s record on education policy. Several prominent observers have done so recently.

Research & Commentary: Special-Needs Vouchers

March 26, 2012

Seven states currently offer special-needs students the opportunity to take their public funds to a private school, and at least 10 more states are currently considering similar legislation.

Research & Commentary: Hydraulic Fracturing Impact Fees

March 12, 2012

Hydraulic fracturing has enabled profitable extraction of oil and gas in diverse areas of the country.

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