Daily Policy Digest

Economy Suffers from Government-Directed Lending Policies

Government policies that force banking and other institutions to offer loans at unprofitable rates essentially impose a tax on financial activity...

San Jose's Pension Reforms: A Case Study

From 2003 to today, San Jose saw its unfunded liability for post-employment benefits increase from $300 million to more than $4 billion...

ObamaCare's Impact on Low-Wage Compensation

ObamaCare will lower aggregate labor compensation by 1 percent each year between 2017 and 2024, meaning individuals will receive somewhere between $700 and $900 less in compensation...

Doctors Seeking Multiple Licenses to Practice Telemedicine

Some states are considering interstate compacts that would allow participating states' doctors to practice across borders, and would provide both doctors and patients legal protections...

Kill the FDA -- Before It Kills Again

U.S. Food and Drug Administration procedures are incredibly time-intensive, and new drugs take 10 to 15 years to finally reach the market at a cost of $800 million, on average...

Latest ObamaCare Enrollment Report

December had the highest number of insurance sign-ups at 1.78 million; to get to its goal, the Obama administration would need a 63 percent increase from that month to March...

The Global Achievement Gap

Methods such as school choice and competition, rewarding teachers based on merit, and using technology as a substitute for routine instruction and for customization purposes push schools toward the incentives and rewards that exist in the private sector...

New Hampshire's Scholarship Tax Credit Program

Three quarters of private school parents said that they would not have been able to afford tuition without the scholarships available under New Hampshire's Opportunity Scholarship Act...

The Netflix-Comcast Deal: Much Ado about Nothing?

Agreements that eliminate third parties, like the Netflix-Comcast deal, tend to bring greater efficiency...

Americans Renouncing Citizenship Due to Taxes

The IRS estimates that Americans living abroad owe somewhere between $40 billion and $123 billion in unpaid taxes...


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