Thomas Jefferson Institute

Virginia’s Role in North American Energy Development

Thomas Jefferson Institute
January 15, 2015

Virginia could play a large role in America's energy renaissance through its ports as a shipping point for oil and gas from the shale fields in West Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Ohio to European/Asi

Economic and Environmental Impacts of Oil and Gas Development Offshore the Delmarva, Carolinas, and Georgia

Timothy J. Considine
September 18, 2014

Technological innovations in horizontal drilling, hydraulic fracturing, and multi-dimensional seismic imagining enables energy companies to safely and profitably produce large quantities of oil and

Medical Care for the Needy

Michael Thompson
January 28, 2014

As our state’s General Assembly debates whether to expand the taxpayers’ financed Medicaid to an additional 400,000 of our citizens, we should step back and see what can be done today to

Virginia Economic Forecast 2013-2014: State to Add Jobs Despite Sequestration

Christine Chmura
June 20, 2013
From fiscal year 2001 to 2011, federal government spending nearly doubled and national defense spending increased

Three First Steps Toward Effective Teaching

Christian Braunlich

The National Council of Teacher Quality has given Virginia a D+ for teacher quality, notes Christian Braunlich in a report for the Virginia-based Thomas Jefferson Institute for Public Policy.

Students Without Borders: Funding Online Education in Virginia

Christian Braunlich
November 1, 2011

Because Virginia funds online schools using an outdated model based on funding bricks and mortar schools closest to student homes, online education and education choice are unlikely to expand in th

Two Reforms for Virginia's Students

Chris Braunlich
January 21, 2011


Death By Wind

David Schnare
February 22, 2011


Putting Wind on Trial

David Schnare
April 4, 2011


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