As the cost of higher education skyrockets, the price of textbooks has increased at an even faster clip. According to the American Enterprise Institute, the cost of textbooks in 2012 was 812 percent higher now than it was three decades ago while tuition rose 559 percent over the same time span. The average student spends roughly $1,000 a year on textbooks, often...
Americans have been spending less and less of their disposal income on food, American Enterprise Institute's Mark Perry points out in a new post. Perry credits "innovation, technological advances, and the ever-greater supply chain and...Show More Summary
A scholar at the American Enterprise Institute said that President Barack Obama and the State Department get "played" at the diplomatic table by their adversaries because the Obama administration does not understand that foreign policy is a zero-sum game. Show More Summary
What if we swap minimum wage with minimum existence? The essence should be a good and beautiful life. For people and for planet. The Dalai Lama was invited by the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) to discuss human happiness, economics and the moral core of free enterprise. Show More Summary
Alan D. Viard (American Enterprise Institute) presents Putting the Commerce Back in the Dormant Commerce Clause: State Taxes, Trade Neutrality, and Nondiscrimination at Northwestern today as part of its Tax Colloquium Series hosted by by Herbert Beller, Charlotte Crane, David Cameron, Philip Postlewaite, Jeffrey Sheffield, and Robert Wootton: The Supreme...
Corporate think tank The American Enterprise Institute seems confused as to how budgets work. On the one hand AEI can not stop complaining about government spending and the dangers of debt. But on the other hand, they want unbridled militancy in American foreign policy. Show More Summary
Daniel A. D'Aniello, the co-founder and chairman of the Washington-basedprivate-equity giant Carlyle Group, is contributing $20 million to the right-leaning American Enterprise Institute. The contribution by D'Aniello — set to be announced...Show More Summary
I have just returned from an interesting experience in Washington. D.C.: a panel discussion with His Holiness the Dalai Lama. The event was sponsored by the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), a leading neo-conservative think tank responsible for much of the intellectual core and agenda of the Bush-Cheney administration. Show More Summary
Hedge fund manager Daniel Loeb, who runs $14 billion Third Point LLC, was on a panel yesterday with His Holiness the Dalai Lama at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, D.C. Loeb explained to His Holiness how financial markets...Show More Summary
The Dalai Lama spoke to the conservative American Enterprise Institute, a free-market-oriented think tank, to talk up humane capitalism. the Dalai Lama also pointed to the gap between rich and poor in the United States and to the debates about economic justice in India, where he has lived as a refugee since 1959 when he […]
Hedge fund manager Daniel Loeb, who runs Third Point LLC, was on a panel this morning with His Holiness the Dalai Lama. The panel, hosted by American Enterprise Institute (AEI), was called "Moral free enterprise: Economic perspectives in business and politics." Each panelist spent a few minutes discussing an issue that mattered to them. Show More Summary
By Michael Barone, American Enterprise Institute It is 611 miles from the United Auto Workers headquarters in Detroit to Volkswagen's assembly plant in Chattanooga, Tenn. It's a long day's drive, about 10 hours almost entirely on Interstate 75, but it turned out too be to far for the UAW.
His Holiness the Dalai Lama is joining the American Enterprise Institute in a special free online streaming video program that will celebrate happiness, free enterprise, and human flourishing. The special presentation will premier February 20 at 9 AM and will be live streamed. Show More Summary
By Kapitall: News of data breaches at Target (TGT), Nieman Marcus and Michael's has increased public awareness of the deplorable state of data security in American companies. Eddie Schwartz, a vice president at Verizon Enterprise Solutions,...Show More Summary
The Shadow Financial Regulatory Committee, a longstanding group of economists and former regulators, meet four times a year at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, DC, and comments on regulatory and related developments in US financial markets.
Here's a map from American Enterprise Institute's Mark Perry that puts America's $16 trillion economy in some global perspective. The map compares the GDP of U.S. states with other the national GDPs of other nations. "America’s largest...Show More Summary
Getting materials and people into orbit has always been an expensive proposition, one that's even costlier now that the Shuttle program has been retired. But one enterprising American inventor thinks he's got a solution: Space Cannons. Read more...
By Glyndon Park: American Capital Agency (AGNC) is an agency mortgage real estate investment trust (or "MREIT") that uses borrowed funds to invest in mortgages backed by Government Sponsored Enterprises (or "GSE") most commonly Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac. Show More Summary
Benjamin Zycher, the head of the American Enterprise Institute's (AEI) energy studies criticizes an article I wrote earlier this week about the climate dangers of approving the Keystone Pipeline Project. In that article, I said thatShow More Summary
The folks at some of the leading think tanks in Washington (The American Enterprise Institute, The Center for a New American Security, The Center for Strategic and International Studies, and The Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments)...Show More Summary