National Center for Policy Analysis

Lights Out for Thomas Edison

Amanda Berg
December 10, 2008
Points out consumers consider many factors in addition to energy efficiency when the

Obamacare Health Insurance COOPs Are Unraveling

Devon M. Herrick
June 4, 2015

Many supporters of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) wanted a public plan option to compete with the private insurers offering insurance in the state and federal health exchanges

Federal Transportation Reform

July 1, 2015

Argues for a complete overhaul of transportation funding for the nation's highways.

Reforming Obamacare: How Congress, and the President, Can Win after King v. Burwell

June 29, 2015

John R. Graham says a congressional response to King v.

How the Shale Gas Boom Creates Estate Tax Problems for Farmers

Mike Gajewesky
June 11, 2015

Estate taxes for farmers in Pennsylvania, Texas and anywhere else shale gas production has commenced or expanded threaten the ability of landowners to pass down their farms intact to their heirs.

The Future of the American Coal Industry

Jacopo Zenti
January 30, 2015

The mining and use of coal is increasingly under threat from EPA energy and climate regulations, however, coal has many benefits: it is abundant, reliable and affordable, and states that use it to

Exchanging Medicaid for Private Insurance

Devon Herrick
December 1, 2012

The Supreme Court ruled that some provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) were unconstitutional, specifically those that would take away all federal Medicaid funds from states that refuse to ex

Liberating the Poor from Poverty

April 17, 2014

This effort famously began in 1965. From then to 2008, nearly $16 trillion was spent on means-tested welfare, in 2008 dollars.

The Future of Farming and Rise of Biotechnology

David Weisser
October 20, 2014

Advanced biotechnology could greatly benefit the world’s growing population, but governments have placed severe regulatory restrictions on the use of such technology.

Twenty Myths about Single-Payer Health Insurance: International Evidence on the Effects of National Health Insurance in Countries Around the World

John C. Goodman and Devon M. Herrick
January 1, 2002

When our original report “Twenty Myths About National Health Insurance”1 was published in 1992, advocates of national health insurance were promoting it as a viable alternative to th

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