Daily Policy Digest

Can Infrastructure Investments Transform Sub-Saharan Africa's Economies?

Funding increases for infrastructure development have benefited many sub-Saharan African countries...

Licensing Regulations Hurt Small Business More Than Taxes Do

By protecting established, older workers, the government's occupational licensing requirements make it hard for the young to enter the workforce as entrepreneurs...

America Needs a Free and Competitive Energy Economy

Congress should operate from the basic principle that free markets work efficiently and that any new legislation should get government out of the way of the market and innovation...

Reasoning Mind Engages and Prepares STEM Students

Dallas made Forbesā€˜s list of the top 10 cities for STEM jobs and has the second highest annual median wage growth for STEM workers...

The Impact of Tax on Income Inequality

The states with the most regressive tax systems have above average pre-tax inequality...

Each Immigrant Creates 1.2 Local Jobs

Each immigrant creates 1.2 local jobs for local workers, most of them going to native workers...

America's Shale Boom Not Over Despite Low Petroleum Prices

The technology deployed in America's shale fields has advanced more rapidly than in any other segment of the energy industry...

States vs Local Hydraulic Fracturing Bans

State legislatures are now finding themselves in a fight against local authorities for control of hydraulic fracturing regulations in their own states...

OPEC Struggling to Keep Up The Pace in Old Price War

Oil producers hurt themselves by providing a set price, which affects how oil is traded...

U.S. Big Business Outpacing U.S. Economy

Over the last two decades, the largest U.S. companies have grown faster than the economy as a whole...


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