American Enterprise Institute

Four Decades of Subsidy Rationales for Uncompetitive Energy

Benjamin Zycher
June 14, 2016

Each of modern rationales for energy subsidies that have proposed over the decades, suffers from fundamental analytic weaknesses that should discredit them and the subsidies that result from them.&

Economic Freedom and Human Flourishing: Perspectives from Political Philosophy

Steven Bilakovics, Richard Boyd, Ryan Patrick Hanley, Peter B. Josephson, Yuval Levin, Harvey C. Mansfield, Deirdre Nansen McCloskey, John T. Scott, & Susan Meld Shell
June 30, 2016

Is economic liberty necessary for individuals to lead truly ourishing lives? Whether your immediate answer is yes or no, this question is deceptively simple. What do we mean by liberty?

Innovate and Evaluate: Expanding the Research Base for Competency-Based Education

Andrew P. Kelly & Rooney Columbus
June 16, 2016

Competency-based education (CBE) awards academic credit based on what students can prove they have learned rather than the amount of time spent in class.

Looking Backward or Looking Forward? Exploring the Private Student Loan Market

Andrew P. Kelly & Kevin J. James
June 1, 2016

The existing private student loan market is largely “backward-looking”: lenders make loans based on credit scores and the availability of a cosigner rather than the student’s potential and/or the e

Education Savings Accounts: The New Frontier in School Choice: Education Savings Accounts and State Administrative Agencies

Gerard Robinson
May 11, 2016

Gerard Robinson of the American Enterprise Institute writes that ESAs arrive on the national scene at a time when school choice is one of the most import social movements since the civil rights cam

Education Savings Accounts: The New Frontier in School Choice: Education Savings Accounts: The Great Unbundling of K-12 Education

Adam Peshek
May 11, 2016

Adam Peshek of the Foundation for Excellence in Education writes that whether it is about who is eligible, how many students are able to participate, the amount of funding they receive, or how fund

Education Savings Accounts: The New Frontier in School Choice: Coupons to Accounts: The Evolution of Parental Choice Programs

Matthew Ladner
May 11, 2016

Matthew Ladner of the Foundation for Escellence in Education writes that lawmakers in many states have passed account-based K-12 choice programs.

Education Savings Accounts: The New Frontier in School Choice: Parents and Providers Speak Up

Allysia Finley
May 11, 2016

This paper by Allysia Finley of the Wall Street Journal expamines how ESAs play out in the "real world" by highlighting how families are using ESAs in states across the country.

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