Recent Policy Briefs

Regulatory Issues Affecting Recycled Auto Parts

Alan B. Smith and Eli Lehrer
October 8, 2010

Analysis: New International Survey of Climate Scientists

September 25, 2010

In a September 2010 Heartland Institute Policy Brief, Heartland President Joseph Bast examines an international survey of climate scientists conducted by German scientists Dennis Bray and

The Parent Trigger: A Model for Transforming Education

Joseph L. Bast, Bruno Behrend, Ben Boychuk, and Marc Oestreich
August 10, 2010

The Parent Trigger is an innovation in education reform recently passed into law in California.

Why Regulate? New Applications of the 'Johnston Test'

August 1, 2010

EXCERPT

The following text is complete except for the omission of footnotes and two tables. To view the complete text, open the PDF using the link above.

22 Reasons Why Free-Market Think Tanks Are More Effective than Anyone Else in Changing Public Policy

June 1, 2010

Jeff Judson, past president of the Texas Public Policy Foundation and a senior fellow of The Heartland Institute, makes the case for free-market think tanks as the most effective drivers of public

Reforming Medicaid in Florida

Dr. Michael Bond
March 25, 2010

Medicaid, the joint Federal-State program that was created to provide health care for the poor, celebrated its 40

Keeping a Good Thing Going

Eli Lehrer
March 24, 2010