American Enterprise Institute

From Tinkering to Transformation: Strengthening School District Central Office Performance

Meredith I. Honig
June 10, 2013
The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 largely mandated that US school district central office leadership should hel

A Reform at Risk? The Political Realities of the Common Core

Ashley Jochim
March 25, 2013
Ashley Jochim writes in a paper prepared for an AEI conference, that the controversial "common core" are standards collaborated between the National Governors Association (NGA), the Council of Chie

Bootleggers and Baptists-The Education of a Regulatory Economist

Bruce Yandle
May 1, 1983

In this essay, Bruce Yandle--executive director of the Federal Trade Commission--makes an argument of the costly things government does when regulating business.


The Wireless Craze, The Unlimited Bandwidth Myth, The Spectrum Auction Faux Pas, and the Punchline to Ronald Coase's "Big Joke": An Essay on Airwave Allocation Policy

Thomas W. Hazlett
January 1, 2001

In 1959 the Federal Communications Commission invited economist Ronald Coase to testify about his proposal for market allocation of radio spectrum rights.

Polls on Attitudes on Taxes, 2013

Karlyn Bowman, Andrew Rugg, Jennifer K. Marsico
April 8, 2013

With Tax Day around the corner, AEI’s polling analysis team has updated its work on public attitudes toward taxes.

Zycher Letter to Bicameral Task Force on Climate Change

Benjamin Zycher
February 13, 2013

Ben Zycher, a visiting scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, writes a letter to Congressman Henry Waxman and Senator Sheldon Whitehouse in response to an inquiry they submitted to Dr.

The Market for School Choice in Indiana

Michael Q. McShane
November 12, 2012

The Indiana Choice Program has the potential to be the largest and most diverse manifestation of school choice in America, writes Michael McShane in this American Enterprise Institute working paper

Glass-Steagall and the Volcker Rule

Shadow Financial Regulatory Committee
December 10, 2012

The Committee does not believe that Glass-Steagall should be reinstated, and sees no persuasive rationale for the Volcker Rule.

Regulation of Bank Capital and Liquidity

Shadow Financial Regulatory Committee
December 10, 2012

The conceptual approaches to prudential regulation embodied in the Basel III and the U.S. approaches suffer from fundamental deficiencies that require remediation.

Broadband Competition in the Internet Ecosystem

Jeffrey A. Eisenach
October 1, 2012

Like the other information technology (IT) markets that comprise the Internet ecosystem, broadband communications services are characterized by rapid innovation, declining costs, product differenti

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