Recent Research & Commentary

Research & Commentary: Scholarship Tax Credits

November 11, 2013

Corporate K-12 education tax-credit programs, also known as scholarship tax-credit programs, are becoming a popular school choice option. In 2012 alone, three states established such credits.

Research & Commentary: Extreme Weather

Nongovernmental International Panel on Climate Change
November 4, 2013

For more than two decades the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has supported the model-based narrative that carbon dioxide (CO2)-induced global warming wi

Research & Commentary: Private Management of Public Parks

November 4, 2013

America’s public parks are struggling financially and have become an expensive enterprise for governments to operate.

Research & Commentary: Online Gambling Legalization

October 30, 2013

In 2011, the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA) was used to shut down the three biggest poker sites in the United States. In the summer of 2012, however, the U.S.

Research & Commentary: Privacy and Fraud Risks in Obamacare

October 30, 2013

Implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare, has been far from smooth.

Research & Commentary: Network Neutrality

October 30, 2013

A current court case has reignited the debate over net neutrality.

Research & Commentary: Credit Union Federal Corporate Income Tax Exemption

October 30, 2013

The banking industry is using current efforts to reform the federal tax code as an opportunity to push for ending the federal corporate income tax exemption for credit unions.

Research & Commentary: The Cryosphere

Nongovernmental International Panel on Climate Change
October 28, 2013

One of the most common claims made by those who warn of an anthropogenic global warming crisis is that increases in temperature have led to unusual melting in mountain glaciers, Arctic sea ice, and

Research & Commentary: The Hydrosphere and Oceans

Nongovernmental International Panel on Climate Change
October 17, 2013

People concerned that manmade greenhouse gas emissions, in particular carbon dioxide (CO2), may be causing dangerous climate change worry such a change may disrupt the hydrosphere, which