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The Unintended Consequences of America's Rush toward STEM Education

American education is shifting away from the liberal arts and toward the teaching of specific technical skills so that we can survive in the 21st century global marketplace...

Student Achievement Gains Are Still Unrelated to Increased Education Spending

There is no correlation between education spending and changes in student achievement over the past quarter century...

Serious Changes Coming for Military Acquisition

This proposed legislation is the first step in fixing a broken system for military acquisition...

One Quarter of Obamacare Enrollees Dropped Out in 2015

Obamacare enrollment in 2015 dropped from 11.7 million to 8.8 million. Then 12.7 million enrolled in 2016. What explains this roller coaster ride?...

Free Enterprise is National Security

Free Enterprise is National Security The president's upcoming trip to Cuba with private business leaders demonstrates further how he is misunderstanding the office he occupies, says NCPA Senior Fellow David Grantham...

The Tax Rate on Capital

The corporate marginal tax rate in some industries tops 56 percent...

Should Walmart Imitate Costco? The Variation in Retail Wages

Is it realistic to expect all types of retailers to pay the same wage?...

We Should Be More Like Europe

The U.K. is taking steps to promote economic growth through lower tax rates and a simplified tax system...

Whither Obamacare's Death Panel?

Obamacare's "death panel" is a sleeping dragon...

Advice for Trump on Health Policy

Presidential candidate, Donald Trump, rolled out his health policy agenda recently. The consensus among free-market analysts was that Trump's proposal is incomplete, has no unifying framework and needs further work...


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