Research & Commentary: Wireless Spectrum Sales
Wireless communications have improved the lives of millions of people across the United States and the world.
Research & Commentary: Sea-Level Rise in North Carolina
The North Carolina House is considering a bill that would reassess how state agencies extrapolate data on future rates of sea-level rise affecting coastal communities.
Research & Commentary: Loosening Teacher Tenure in New Jersey
New Jersey is one of several states—including Florida, Idaho, Indiana, Nevada, South Dakota, and Virginia—that recently considered tightening qualifications for teacher tenure or replacing it with
Research & Commentary: Proprietary Trading and the Volcker Rule
Proprietary trading is a common financial activity that is currently being targeted for additional regulation in the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis and several high-profile losses by major
Research & Commentary: Mining Regulation
Mining is the process of extracting raw minerals from the earth to be converted into valuable materials used by society.
Research & Commentary: Earned Income Tax Credit vs. Minimum Wage Laws
The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and minimum wage laws have been two of the primary mechanisms the federal and state governments have used to help low-income families move out of poverty.
Research & Commentary: Health Insurance Exchanges in Small States
Several states have halted the creation of health insurance exchanges, awaiting a decision from the U.S. Supreme Court on the federal health care law.
Research & Commentary: Mitt Romney’s Education Platform
Presumptive Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney announced his education policy platform in May.
Research & Commentary: Race to the Top for School Districts
In May 2012, U.S.
Research & Commentary: Capital Gains Taxes Update
Absent Congressional action, several tax increases will go into effect at the end of the year.
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