Daily Policy Digest

Government and the Effectiveness of Public Health Subsidies

63 percent of child mortality in developing countries could be averted through targeted coverage of inexpensive health products...

The Price Effects of Cash versus In-Kind Transfers

Villages in rural Mexico that received boxes of food instead of cash experienced a 4 percent decline in prices...

Measuring Diversity in Charter School Offerings

In the 2013-14 school year, 2.5 million students -- more than 5 percent of American public school children -- attended 6,440 charter schools...

$15-hour Minimum Wage Could Harm America's Poorest Workers

Many employers will be very reluctant to pay high wages to workers with modest skills...

A Conservative Agenda for Higher Education Reform

A alternative vision for higher-education policy should not seek merely to pour more money into a broken system...

How Free Market Environmentalism is Transforming Parks

A group of free market economists began examining alternative ideas for addressing public land management and other environmental issues 30 years ago...

Has the Affordable Care Act Increased Part-time Employment?

The Affordable Care Act could cause a shift towards part-time work in the future as the mandate takes effect...

The Cost Of Over Insurance: National Health Expenditures Rising Again

Official estimates of health spending growth project a 5.8 percent average increase between 2014 and 202...

Social Security: $39 Billion Deficit in 2014, Insolvent by 2035

Social security is no longer helping those who actually need it...

The Senate Can Use Tax Extenders as an Opportunity to Improve the Tax Code

Congress needs to take action to improve the tax code...


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