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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Why the U.S. Results on PISA Matter

by Eric Hanushekvia Education Next
Monday, January 13, 2014

Other countries have shown that it is possible to improve. While changing achievement might be difficult, there is ample evidence that it is critical to the U.S. future.

Poverty in the US
Analysis and Commentary

Why We Continue to Lose the War on Poverty

by Lee Ohanianvia FoxNews.com
Monday, January 13, 2014

The War on Poverty has not been won is because too many Americans are not able to economically succeed without permanent and substantial government assistance.

Analysis and Commentary

The Supreme Court Could Burn Down Obamacare In Order To Save It

by David Davenportvia Forbes.com
Monday, January 13, 2014

Jurists may need to rescue that which has failed the citizenry.

Analysis and Commentary

Competition and the Efficiency of Bureaucracies

by Gary S. Beckervia Becker-Posner Blog
Sunday, January 12, 2014
Analysis and Commentary

Obamacare and the Assault on Individual Liberty

by Peter Berkowitzvia Real Clear Politics
Saturday, January 11, 2014

From the beginning, opponents of the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act argued that its arrogation of responsibility to the federal government for administering health insurance, and consequently overseeing one-sixt

Analysis and Commentary

The Income Puzzle

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Friday, January 10, 2014

There are lots of claims about inequality and what is really going on. But this chart makes whatever explanation you believe in harder to explain. Chew on it. Be Sociable, Share! TweetComments comments

Analysis and Commentary

Debate Over Minimum Wage Hike Is Obscured By Myths

by David R. Hendersonvia Investor's Business Daily
Friday, January 10, 2014

Raising the minimum wage won't help the poor. Why? It's a myth that most minimum wage earners are the sole breadwinners in their household. They aren't.

Analysis and Commentary

Will China Go Back to the Future?

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Ricochet
Thursday, January 9, 2014

The world has been on edge recently, as the Chinese have serially dared Japan to stop them from encroaching on Japanese air and sea space, as well as making claims on disputed islands in the region. In such brazen efforts to translate its formidable economic clout into regional military power, the newly assertive China seems to be confident that Japan—with…

Interviews
Interviews

Richard Epstein on the John Batchelor Show (19:30)

with Richard A. Epsteinvia John Batchelor Show
Friday, January 10, 2014

Guests:   Josh Rogin, The Daily Beast. Peter Coy, Bloomberg BusinessWeek.  Richard A Epstein, Hoover Institution, Chicago Law.  

In the News
In the News

Laurence Kotlikoff on Debt, Default, and the Federal Government's Finances

with Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, January 13, 2014

Laurence Kotlikoff of Boston University talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the fiscal health of the federal government of the United States. Kotlikoff argues that the U.S. government is essentially bankrupt because future taxes will fall hundreds of...

In the News

Common Core Catastrophe?

with Williamson M. Eversvia TribLive
Saturday, January 11, 2014

Williamson Evers is a research fellow at the Hoover Institution, a public policy think tank based at Stanford University in California, and the former U.S. ...

In the News

The Pentagon's Grumpy Old Man

with Kori Schakevia Politico
Friday, January 10, 2014

If the United States were a vast psychiatric clinic—and who knows, maybe it is—former defense secretary Robert Gates’s new memoir, Duty, could be marketed as a 600-page Rorschach test. The Washington Post’s Bob Woodward describes it as full of “harsh judgments” of Obama, while a Huffington Post analysis suggests...

In the News

Women of the Gulag: From Stalin to Pussy Riot

with Paul R. Gregoryvia Tablet Magazine
Wednesday, January 8, 2014