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The Economic and Geopolitical Benefits of Free Trade in Energy Resources

Nicolas Loris, Luke Coffey, Theodore R. Bromund, Ph.D., James Phillips, Dean Cheng, Ana Quintana, Lisa Curtis and William T. Wilson, Ph.D.
October 9, 2015

Study free trade in energy is essential to increasing prosperity and improving human welfare.

Obama’s Plan to Avoid Senate Review of the Paris Protocol

Steven Groves
September 21, 2015

Analyzes the Obama Administration's attempt to enact an international climate change agreement absent Senate ratification of any agreement developed in Paris.

Florida’s Medicaid Reform Shows the Way to Improve Health, Increase Satisfaction, and Control Costs

Tarren Bragdon
November 9, 2011

During its five years of operations, Florida’s Medicaid Reform Pilot has been a decided success.

Medicaid Provides Poor Quality Care: What the Research Shows

Brian Blase
May 5, 2011

While targeted public assistance can work, Medicaid has become far too large and unwieldy to serve those who truly need it.

Bits and Pieces: The Digital World of Bitcoin Currency

Gerald P. Dwyer, Norbert J. Michel
September 16, 2015

In this policy paper, Clemson University economics professor Gerald Dwyer and Heritage Foundation research fellow Norbert Michel examine the technological and policy implications of Bitcoin, a “cry

Right-to-Work Laws Don’t Lower Private-Sector Pay

James Sherk
September 1, 2015

Advocates for compulsory unionization have argued that right-to-work (RTW) laws reduce wages by 3 percent.

Fooled Again: The Nuclear Waste Administration Act Preserves Futile Status Quo

Jack Spencer, Katie Tubb
August 5, 2015

Nuclear power provides 19 percent of America’s electricity and has safely generated affordable, reliable, and clean energy for decades.

The Many Problems of the EPA’s Clean Power Plan and Climate Regulations: A Primer

Nicolas Loris
July 7, 2015

The Obama Administration’s proposed climate-change regulations will exact a high price on Americans, resulting in a less reliable, more expensive energy, but have a negligible impact—if any—on glob

FY 2016 House Interior and Environment Appropriations Bill: Right on Regulations, Wrong on Spending

John Gray, Nicolas Loris, Daren Bakst
June 26, 2015

The proposed Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act (H.R.

Civil Asset Forfeiture Reform Goes Mainstream

Jordan Richardson
November 17, 2014

Civil asset forfeiture enables law enforcement agencies to seize money and property that they suspect is being used to commit a crime or represents profits from criminal activity.

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