Special Publications

The NCPA occasionally produces special publications, such as Briefing Books, Conference Proceedings and Copublications with other institutes. Studies by NCPA scholars published elsewhere are included by permission.

Social Security: Your Taxes, Your Benefits, Some Alternatives

Whether you're a steelworker or a waitress, a bus driver or an accountant, a large part of your earnings goes to the Social Security payroll tax every pay period. If you work for somebody else, part o…

Voluntary Welfare: A Greater Role for Private Charities

There are remarkable differences among the people we label as 'poor'. The poverty population includes the elderly poor as well as unwed teenage mothers. It includes people with university degrees as w…

Is The Texas State Budget Balanced?

Texas is entering the 1990-91 fiscal period with a projected deficit of almost $1 billion. Because of this deficit, Texas taxpayers face an almost certain increase in taxes in the next biennium, inclu…

Space, Our Next Frontier

Conference Proceedings