Daily Policy Digest

Economic Issues

10 Economic Truths Not Understood by Liberals

While liberals often focus their policy arguments on compassion, compassion cannot trump basic economic truths...

Which U.S. Cities Are Leading the Recovery?

While the U.S. economy overall has struggled to overcome the Great Recession, some cities have bounced back...

License Requirements Hinder Small Businesses

Utah, Idaho, Kansas, Virginia and Texas were ranked the top states for small business-friendly licensing requirements...

Union Strike Threat Based on Unfair Demands

Seven Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) unions are threatening to strike until they receive higher pay...

Rubio's Plan to Modernize Retirement Security

Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) recently outlined a proposal that modernizes national retirement security policies by stabilizing Social Security...

College Graduates Struggling for Financial Independence

Half of the graduates from the University of Arizona still rely on their families for financial support two years out of college...

Americans Fear Not Having Enough Money for Retirement

More than 40 percent of retirees are at risk of not having enough money for daily needs, out-of-pocket health expenses or long-term care...

Using HSAs as IRAs

Some Americans are using their Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) as supplementary retirement accounts...

The Mixed Track Record of the Fed's First 100 Years

While established as a lender of last resort, the Federal Reserve has morphed into a central bank with discretionary authority and a record of mixed results...

Using Consumption to Measure Inequality

While standard inequality measurements look at income and earnings, consumption is critical to getting an accurate picture of inequality...


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