Daily Policy Digest

No, Obamacare Has Not Fixed Healthcare Inflation

Giving Obamacare credit for the recent lull in health prices is quite a stretch...

Health Insurance Co-ops Lose Taxpayer Money While Trying to Gain Market Share

The spectacular failure of CoOportunity Health was a wakeup call to other health insurance cooperatives, state insurance regulators, HHS and taxpayers...

Reassessing El Salvador’s Political Transparency

The government could have a more strict process of evaluating whether a country meets the democratic standards held by the United States...

Instructions for States Further Welfare Reforms

Welfare eligibility and enrollment have expanded significantly since the Great Recession began in late 2007...

Right-to-Work Laws Have More Benefits over Unions

Yesterday, Wisconsin became the 25th right-to-work (RTW) state after adopting laws that prevent unions from forcing workers to pay dues as a condition for employment...

Incarcerated Parents Risk Their Children's Education

Teachers are the last line of defense against early-onset criminal activity in youth...

Legos Build Student Interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

As more school choice options appear, even more competition within the educational system will happen in educational areas such as STEM...

The U.S. Economy in 2015: Still on the Upswing

Economists in public and private sectors expect a return to stable growth in 2015...

How Much Will The Farm Bill Cost? The Congressional Budget Office Doesn't Know

Congress could protect Americans by repealing the farm bill...

Policy Suggestions Based on Research Using Microdata

While international trade and capital flow usually benefit overall economic growth and reduce cross-country income inequality, trade and capital market liberalization could induce an increase in income inequality within a country...


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