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.

Grading Texas Schools: A Preliminary Report on North Texas
Economics of the 2013-2014 Debate Topic: U.S. Economic Engagement Toward Cuba, Mexico or Venezuela

Resolved: The United States federal government should substantially increase its economic engagement toward Cuba, Mexico or Venezuela.

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles: Examining the Safety, Security, Privacy and Regulatory Issues of Integration into U.S. Airspace
The State of Health Care Spending

The following is a presentation provided by the research team at the Private Enterprise Research Center at Texas A&M University.

10 Steps to Universal Coverage without Mandates

Our current system for purchasing health insurance is arbitrary and unfair, and the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will only make things worse.

Who are the uninsured?

The following is a presentation provided by June O’Neill, Director of the Center for the Study of Business and Government at Baruch College in New York and former Director of the Congressional Budget…

Excerpts from Priceless: Curing the Healthcare Crisis

Selected exceprts from John C. Goodman's book, Priceless: Curing the Healthcare Crisis

Comparing Long-run Medicare Spending Projections

The anticipated growth in future federal expenditures relative to federal income is largely driven by elderly entitlement growth. Social Security and Medicare benefits account for the bulk of these en…