Research & Commentary: Digital Learning Possibilities and Pitfalls
Harnessing modern technology to tailor education personally and make it efficient is new and greatly unsettled territory.
Research & Commentary: The Louisiana Parent Trigger
Louisiana legislators have proposed an education reform that is garnering significant national attention: the Parent Trigger.
Research & Commentary: Cat Bonds for State-Run Catastrophe Insurance
Catastrophe bonds are insurance-linked securities that offset major costs to taxpayers and insurers caused by natural disasters such as hurricanes and earthquakes.
Research & Commentary: HHS Final Exchange Rules
As states have been debating whether to implement a health insurance exchange, a key deterrent has been that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services had released only draft rules.
Research & Commentary: Obama Administration Education Policies
As the 2012 elections approach, it is an appropriate time to review the president’s record on education policy. Several prominent observers have done so recently.
Research & Commentary: Repatriation of Foreign Earnings
To avoid high U.S.
Research & Commentary: The Obamacare Individual Mandate
The most heavily debated element of President Barack Obama’s Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) is the constitutionality of the individual health insurance mandate, which requires e
Research & Commentary: Special-Needs Vouchers
Seven states currently offer special-needs students the opportunity to take their public funds to a private school, and at least 10 more states are currently considering similar legislation.
Research & Commentary: PPACA and Medicaid Expansion
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) requires states to expand Medicaid eligibility to all individuals whose income is less than 133 percent of the federal poverty level.
Research & Commentary: Hydraulic Fracturing Impact Fees
Hydraulic fracturing has enabled profitable extraction of oil and gas in diverse areas of the country.
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