Recent Policy Briefs

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

A Supply-Side Solution

John Hendrickson
March 1, 2010

 

Debunking the Myths About Charter Public Schools

Cara Stillings Candal
January 4, 2010

 

 

 

 

Charter public schools have existed in Massachusetts since 1995, after enabling legislation was included in the landmark Massachusetts Education Reform Act (MERA) of 1993. Originally conceived as laboratories for educational innovation

The Economics of Climate Change Proposals in Wisconsin

David G. Tuerck, Ph.D., Paul Bachman, MSIE, Sarah Glassman, MSEP, Michael Head, MSEP
November 1, 2009

Executive Summary

In April 2007, Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle signed Executive Order 191 establishing the Governor’s Task Force on Global Warming (GTF).  The Task Force brings together members of the business, industry, government and environmental consulting communities to create a plan of action for the state of Wisconsin that addresses issues related to climate change.1

The Prognosis for National Health Insurance: A Florida Perspective

Arduin, Laffer & Moore Econometrics, and foward by Robert F. Sanchez
September 1, 2009

Health care now comprises about one-sixth of the U.S. economy. Given the aging of the population, that portion is likely to grow. Therefore, making major changes in the system that delivers and funds health care requires especially careful analysis, not a rush to judgment.