Reason Foundation

Sallie Mae and Uncle Sam: Cronyism in Higher Education Finance

Scott Piazza, and Victor Nava
July 16, 2013

In this analysis and Policy Brief of higher education at Reason, the authors argue that in the last decade total student loan debt has grown nearly fourfold, from roughly $240 billion in 2003

Obama's Climate Five-Year Plan

Ronald Bailey
June 28, 2013

In this post at Reason, Ronald Bailey examines Obama's implementation of climate regulations.

The Top 5 Lies About Fracking

Ronald Bailey
July 5, 2013

In this posting at Reason, the author notes that Gasland Part II, the sequel to director/activist Josh Fox's earlier anti-fracking docudra

20th Annual Highway Report on the Performance of State Highway Systems

David T. Hartgen, M. Gregory Fields, Elizabeth San José and Adrian Moore
July 2, 2013

Implications of the Louisiana Supreme Court Voucher Ruling

Alexander Volokh
June 12, 2013

This May 7, the Louisiana Supreme Court ruled 6–1, in Louisiana Federation of Teachers v. Louisiana, that a statewide school voucher plan was unconstitutional.

Crony Capitalism and Community Development Subsidies

June 12, 2013
Policy Brief
It is difficult to gauge the success of community development programs

Spectrum Policy: Just Do It!

Steven Titch
April 1, 2013

The U.S. wireless industry is being held back by a shortage of spectrum—a problem driven in large part by rapidly increasing demand for mobile data.

California High-Speed Rail: An Updated Due Diligence Report

Joseph Vranich, and Adrian Moore
April 11, 2013
The California high-speed rail project cannot be delivered at the cost promised to taxpayers, is based upon a business plan incapable of delivering on its legal requirements and is justified by pr

Dispelling the Myths: Toll and Fuel Tax Collection Costs in the 21st Century

Daryl S. Fleming
November 1, 2012

One of the strongest arguments for motor fuel taxation is that it is a highly efficient means of raising highway revenue, while toll collection is highly inefficient (i.e. very costly).

The XpressWest High-Speed Rail Line from Victorville to Las Vegas: A Taxpayer Risk Analysis

Adrian Moore
August 16, 2012

This Taxpayer Risk Assessment examines the financial risks to taxpayers of the proposed XpressWest high-spreed rail project from Victorville to Las Vegas.

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