In this article, we summarize a study we conducted that focuses on the effect of recent, large cigarette tax increases on the smoking behavior of adults ages 18–74.
In this policy analysis, Cato Institute Senior Fellow Michael Tanner examines the failure of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), calling the food stamp program “America’s fastest
The National Flood Insurance Program's subsidies are spurring development in flood-prone areas, which in turn is increasing the damage caused by floods and hurricanes.
An Innovative Approach to Land Registration in the Developing World: Using Technology to Bypass the Bureaucracy
The CATO institute proposes using technology to establish tenure or at least nascent property rights for the poor in developing countries in which establishing property rights through traditio
What is it about the weather that compels our government to ineptly dictate how we produce electricity and consume energy?
Autonomous or driverless vehicles - cars, trucks, busses, etc. - will transform the 21st century like mass-produced automobiles remade the 20th century.
Calls for universal preschool programs have become commonplace, reinforced by President Obama’s call for “high-quality preschool for all” in 2013.
The Cato Institute's 2014 Fiscal Policy Report Card on America's Governors grades the nation’s 29 Republican and 21 Democratic governors on their respective tax and spending policies enacted since
This report, co-published by the Cato Institute, the Fraser Institute in Canada and over 70 other think tanks around the world, seeks to quantify and compare the economic freedom of the world's nat
This article argues that the FDA jeopardizes public health by not developing an appropriate benefit-cost analysis of the proposed rule. The FDA “anticipates,” without quan