Daily Policy Digest

The Poor Are Not Getting Poorer

Over half of taxpayers moved to a different income quintile from 1987 to 1996 and from 1996 to 2005...

No Link between Spending and Academic Performance

Seventeen year olds' academic performance on a national scale has been stagnant since 1970 across all subjects, despite K-12 education costs tripling...

Code of Federal Regulations Expanding under Obama

In his first five years in office, President Obama has added 17,522 pages of regulations -- an 11 percent increase in the size of the regulatory state and an average of 3,504 pages each year...

Colleges Try to Measure Employment Success

Positive employment numbers provided by universities can be misleading because of small response rates...

New Benefits for College Savings Plans

Thirty states and the District of Columbia allow 529 savers to deduct their contributions from their state income taxes...

A Costly Failed Experiment

Sunday marked the four-year anniversary of the Affordable Care Act, but the administration has little to show for it, says John Goodman, president and CEO of the National Center for Policy Analysis...

The Case for Crude Oil Exports

In 2013, crude oil imports declined by 16 percent, from $310 billion to $268 billion, reducing the U.S. trade deficit by $22 billion every month...

High Tax States Losing Billions

From 1992 to 2010, $68.1 billion in income moved from New York -- $19 billion of it moved to Florida, which has no state income tax...

Charter School Report Card

Five states (District of Columbia, Minnesota, Indiana, Michigan and Arizona) earned an A on the Center for Education Reform's report card, which grades state laws that encourage charter school operation...

Get Rid of Zoning Laws

Zoning laws with a free market would ultimately lead to the most efficient outcomes, as developers and residents bargain for property rights...


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