Daily Policy Digest

Intra-Family Cash Transfers in Older American Households

Older households generally transfer money to younger generations, according to a study by the Employee Benefit Research Institute...

Needed: Free-Market State-Based Energy Policy

Current energy policy laws impair the free-market from working efficiently...

New CEO Wants to Make NCPA America's Think Tank

Allen West has a plan to brand the NCPA as "America's Think Tank"...

A Chronology of the Financial Crisis

Even though evidence of the impending crisis emerged years earlier, most Americans did not recognize the United States had a financial problem until 2007...

Do Governments Impede Transportation Innovation?

Government barriers slow the adoption of new transportation technologies...

Can Free Trade Agreements Help Solidify Emerging Democracies?

Free trade agreements help sustain democracies, according to a recent study...

Free College Subsidizes the Wealthy

Public policy should focus on reducing the cost of education, not subsidizing it...

The Future of Social Security Looks Bleak

The Social Security trust funds could run out of money to pay promised benefits as early as 2029...

Drug Competition Means Big Savings

Price competition that drove generic drug prices down 80 to 90 percent could do the same for "biosimilar" drugs, a substitute for prohibitively expensive biologics...

"Zero Emission Vehicles" Are Not Emission Free

Electric vehicles are not as beneficial for the environment as one might think, reports a NBER study...


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