NCPA Commentaries by Other NCPA Experts

  • Jan 23, 2017

    NCPA to Testify on ACA Individual Mandate before House Ways & Means Committee

    On January 24, 2017, in the first meeting of the House Ways & Means Subcommittee on Oversight, NCPA Senior Fellow John R. Graham will testify on “Examining the Effectiveness of the Individual Mandate under the ACA" to the House Committee on Ways & Means. John Graham is one of the leading healthcare experts in the country and has written extensively on Obamacare and other healthcare policies. The theme of his testimony will be that Obamacare’s “Individual Mandate” is economically inefficient and does not improve access to healthcare.


  • May 13, 2016

    Regulations Are A Really Big Drag On U.S. Growth

    Townhall: The cumulative buildup of federal regulations over time leads to duplicative, obsolete, conflicting and even contradictory rules which stifle growth, says AEI Resident Scholar Mark Perry and NCPA Senior Fellow Thomas Hemphill in this commentary at Investor’s Business Daily.


  • Apr 14, 2016

    Housing Construction Forecast 2016-2017: Forget The Old Normal

    Forbes: Historical norms in the construction industry don’t apply in a world with light population growth, says NCPA Senior Fellow Bill Conerly in a commentary at Forbes.


  • Feb 29, 2016

    Occupational Licensing Reform: Walk, Don't Run

    Real Clear Policy: In this commentary at Real Clear Policy, NCPA Senior Fellow Thomas A. Hemphill explains why the occupational licensure requirement increases costs and lays out options for state policymakers.


  • Dec 28, 2015

    Debating the Death of the American Dream

    InsideSources: Is the American Dream lost? “No”, says NCPA Director of Youth Programs Rachel Stevens in an InsideSources commentary. Stevens argues that establishing debate-based education in America’s schools will improve students’ critical thinking skills and awareness of important political issues, ensuring the health and survival of the American Dream.


  • Dec 18, 2015

    Op-ed: Rethink Pell Grants for prisoners

    Campus News: In this Campus News commentary, NCPA Senior Research Fellow Lloyd Bentsen IV explains that while it is good that states are looking to reduce their prison costs by increasing access to education, increasing Pell Grants eligibility is not the way to go. 


  • Nov 18, 2015

    Will China's Two-Child Policy Change Housing Demand?

    Forbes: “China’s two-child policy will probably have large consequences on a variety of economic indicators,” says NCPA Senior Fellow Bill Conerly in a Forbes commentary, “but look for average house size to be driven by incomes rather than family size.”


  • Oct 12, 2015

    Angus Deaton's Economics Nobel: Lessons For Business Leaders

    Forbes: In a Forbes commentary, NCPA Senior Fellow Bill Conerly says that business leaders can learn the importance of looking at minute data, institutions and core values, and recognizing that no one can fully understand the economy from Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics winner Angus Deaton.


  • Oct 09, 2015

    Should Drug Patents Apply in Poor Countries?

    Real Clear Policy: In light of the World Trade Organization’s upcoming discussion of current patent exemptions, NCPA Senior Fellow Thomas A. Hemphill discusses the intellectual property benefits and concerns associated with drug patents in least developed countries in a Real Clear Policy commentary.


  • Oct 07, 2015

    What I Learned About Selling By Hiring A Freelancer On Elance

    Forbes: NCPA Senior Fellow Bill Conerly outlines the best strategies for getting hired as a freelancer in a Forbes commentary, based on his experiences of hiring on Elance.