In the recent edition of the Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, former Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Peter R. Orszag argues that empirical evidence is the foundation of policymaking in the Obama Administration. Read More.
Education begins at home. Parents are best equipped to make educational choices for their children at all ages. By contrast, federal programs like Head Start have been at once ineffective and enormously expensive.
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Although whether they would prevail was often in doubt, the Reagan Administration was ultimately able to pass the Economic Recovery Tax Act of 1981 and — Read more
The Heritage Foundation’s Edwin Meese III Center for Legal and Judicial Studies is honored to host Judge Janice Rogers Brown as the seventh speaker of — Read more
No economist of modern times has challenged and overturned more wrong-headed economic thinking than Walter Williams. For forty years he’s argued against the illogic — Read more
~ Monetary Policy Lecture Series ~Has the nation’s experiment with the Federal Reserve been a success or a failure? Does the Fed’s full history — Read more
The federal government has great difficulty in running effective programs. For example, scientifically rigorous national studies almost unanimously find that federal social programs, such — Read more
The recent protests in Hong Kong have focused on the process for selecting Hong Kong’s next Chief Executive, and the PRC’s commitment to the concept — Read more
After leading the Continental Army to victory in the Revolutionary War, George Washington shocked the world: He retired. In December 1783, General Washington, the — Read more
The U.S. tax system is monstrously complex and imposes hundreds of billions of dollars in compliance costs annually on the American people. Small businesses are — Read more
For decades, environmentalists have told us that using traditional fuels is a self-destructive addiction that will destroy our planet. Yet at the same time, — Read more
The FairTax would replace the income tax and payroll taxes with a national sales tax and provide a rebate that ensuring that no American pays — Read more
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