Kevin Hassett is the John G. Searle Senior Fellow and Director of Economic Policy Studies at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI). Formerly an associate professor of economics and finance at the Graduate School of Business at Columbia University and a … Continue reading ?
This post is the second in a 10-part series called “Dispatches from a Nervous Common Core Observer,” written by Michael McShane, a research fellow in education policy studies at the American Enterprise Institute, a conservative non-profit think tank in Washington … Continue reading ?
A recent panel discussion at the American Enterprise Institute centered on the issue of using market evaluation of pensions vs. the current system in place for pensions throughout the States.
As protests continue in Turkey, from Azerbaijan Michael Rubin, a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, weighs in on the possibilities. KATHRYN JEAN LOPEZ: What's going on in Turkey? MICHAEL RUBIN: Turkey’s been a pressure cooker for quite some time. Show More Summary
ANDREW Biggs and Kent A Smetters of the American Enterprise Institute have produced a well-reasoned paper on the issue of valuing American pension plans, a familiar theme in Buttonwood columns. In a sense, it is surprising that a prominent...Show More Summary
Evangelical left leader Jim Wallis and Republican Congressman Frank Wolf (Va.) discussed how politics can serve the common good at a Thursday panel at the American Enterprise Institute, a conservative think tank. While the panel wasShow More Summary
JOHN Makin has a nice quip in a new paper for the American Enterprise Institute, called "The Fed Can't Save the Stock Market Again." Just as Paul Samuelson remarked that the market had predicted 10 of the last 5 recessions, Mr MakinShow More Summary
From the American Enterprise Institute’s countdown of the “21 Greatest Conservative Rap Songs Of All Time” is a close-reading of Dr. Dre’s “Still D.R.E.” featuring Snoop Dogg. It is not apparently a parody: [J]ust because something is hip and new it is not necessarily better (“Still the beats bang, still doing my thang / […]
The right’s most prominent think tank, the American Enterprise Institute, has been institutionally mum during the Heritage Foundation meltdown over the latter’s discredited immigration study, although individual AEI scholars have debunked it and publicly made the case for immigration reform. … Continue reading ?
Join Yahoo! News’ Lizzie O’Leary, Dr. Sally Satel, psychiatrist and fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, and Dr. William Glazer, the president of Glazer Medical Solutions and formerly on the faculty at Yale and Harvard Medical schools, at 12:30 p.m. Show More Summary
Michael Strain of the American Enterprise Institute explains the recent Gallup poll finding that “41% of small-business owners say they have held off on hiring new employees and 38% have pulled back on plans to grow their business”: Starting in … Continue reading ?
American Enterprise Institute Podcast: Tax Policy and the Nobel Prize: What will you do with your Nobel Prize Money? On the latest episode of Banter, AEI economist Aparna Mathur discusses the tax policy surrounding academic, scientific, and philanthropic prize winnings. America is the only country that taxes these earnings and...
Stan Veuger has started to count down the 21 greatest conservative rap songs of all time — and he’s doing it at the most logical of places, which is of course the website of the American Enterprise Institute. Alas, the first song involves Justin Bieber. At least Veuger makes it sound like an AEI paper: ”When Mr. Bieber turns to discussing the policy implications of John 3:17…”
Representative Paul Ryan took a shot at Progressivism, a political ideology largely embraced by Liberal Democrats, during a speech at the conservative American Enterprise Institute on Wednesday. According to a transcript, Ryan weighed...Show More Summary
This week the American Enterprise Institute released a report by economist Benjamin Zycher analyzing the impact of state-level Tax and Expenditure Limitations (TELs) on government growth. Analyzing fiscal data from a range of states, Zycher concludes that TELs are largely ineffective. Show More Summary
The conservative American Enterprise Institute says April’s surplus of $112 billion could be a portent of things to come. [This surplus is] $52 billion more than a year ago. Now, April is usually a good month for the treasury thanks to income tax payments. Still, the surpluses recorded in April 2012 and 2013 were the [...]
Jacob Heilbrunn Where should the Republican party head on foreign policy? Danielle Pletka of the American Enterprise Institute has a new essay called "Who Are We Again?" on the Foreign Policy web site suggesting that the GOP is in the throes of a debate between neocons and realists. Show More Summary
Last night Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) received the Irving Kristol award from what has become the premier center-right think tank in D.C., the American Enterprise Institute. In his acceptance speech he sketched out an alternative to the progressive state, which … Continue reading ?
Is the United States close to running a budget surplus? So suggests the American Enterprise Institute’s James Pethokoukis, who highlights an analysis from Potomac Research, which notes two things. First, the United States government ran a surplus of $112 billion … Continue reading ?
The following is a guest post from Leon Aron, director of Russian studies at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, D.C. Suddenly there is a tiny bright spot on the decidedly bleak social canvass of Vladimir Putin's Russia....Show More Summary