Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the Future of Federal Housing Finance Policy: A Study of Regulatory Privilege
The federal government recently placed Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the government- chartered, privately owned mortgage finance companies, in conservatorship.
In this CATO Policy Analysis, Ethridge argues that President Obama proclaimed after the 2010 midterms that voters did not give a mandate to gridlock.
Renewing Federalism by Reforming Article V: Defects in the Constitutional Amendment Process and a Reform Proposal
In this Policy Analysis, Tanner asserts that opponents of allowing younger workers to privately invest a portion of their Social Security taxes through personal accounts have long pointed to the su
In this Policy Analysis, the authors look back on the financial crisis of 2008.
In this Policy Analysis for CATO, Davis notes that U.S. housing policy has focused on promoting homeownership.
Streetcars are coming back into vogue partly because of the Obama administration’s preference for funding transportation projects that promote “livability” (meaning living without automobiles).