Daily Policy Digest

The Consequences of Anti-Inversion Laws

Lately, tax policy talk has focused on "inversion" -- the process by which American companies re-domicile themselves abroad...

More Regulations Mean Less Productivity

From 1997 to 2010, output per worker in the least regulated industries increased 63 percent, while output in the most regulated firms increased just 33 percent...

How Much Are Businesses Paying in Taxes?

Businesses paid $671 billion in state and local taxes in the 2013 fiscal year...

Government Policies Inadvertently Hurt Black Americans

In an interview with Reason TV, author Jason Riley discusses how government policies have hurt the black population...

Taking the Government Out of Health Care

Even without the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the federal government would be spending trillions of taxpayer dollars on single-payer health care entitlements...

How to Analyze Today's Unemployment Report

The Bureau of Labor Statistics will release its August employment report this morning, and all eyes will be on the unemployment rate. But there are a few other pieces of important data that should be looked at...

Illinois Pension System a Total Mess

In Illinois, many retired teachers are making twice as much in pensions as they earned during their time in the workforce...

IRS Looks to Tax Employer-Provided Meals

In Silicon Valley, it is common for employers to provide complimentary food to their employees. But the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) sees the free meals as a source of revenue...

The New Technologies Changing Medicine

Economists are expecting a 21 percent increase in information technology jobs in the health care industry by the end of the decade...

Analyst Estimates Obamacare Will Increase Number of Uninsured

By the end of the decade, the United States' health system will be in worse shape than it was before the Affordable Care Act...


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