Ben Wattenberg died this week at the age of 81. He gave me my first job in Washington, as his research assistant at the American Enterprise Institute, a Washington think
BEN WATTENBERG, RIP: The veteran author, LBJ speechwriter, host of Think Tank for PBS and American Enterprise Institute scholar was 81. As Jonah Goldberg (who cut his teeth as Wattenberg’s producer and research assistant in the 1990s writes, “Ben was hard to classify intellectually or ideologically:” Though it was not always as difficult as it […]
As Yuval notes below, Ben Wattenberg has passed away. Ben gave me my first job in Washington when he was a scholar at the American Enterprise Institute. I worked for and with Ben for much of the 1990s. I was his research assistant and...Show More Summary
Two years ago I was part of a panel discussion on Fed policy at the American Enterprise Institute. I talked about why money still matters as way to make the case that the economy was still being plagued by excess money demand. This problem occurs when desired money holdings exceed actual money holdings. Show More Summary
Talking about data is all the rage, but small businesses and freelancers often ignore it, as it sounds like an enterprise advantage, but even the smallest companies are sitting on goldmines. Follow The American Genius on Facebook for exclusive & breaking business stories Get more Business News at AGBeat
A lot has been written about Europe's shrinking population. Britain's Telegraph, for instance, once described how demographics show Europe is "slowly dying." Just this year, Arthur C. Brooks, the president of the American Enterprise Institute, predicted a "Europe in decline" because of its low birthrates. Show More Summary
HOW FAINTING COUCH FEMINISM THREATENS FREEDOM: New video from Christina Hoff Sommers of the American Enterprise Institute, who notes, “I recently encountered fainting couchers at Oberlin College and Georgetown University. I visited both campuses to give talks on the need to reform feminism and correct exaggerated victim statistics. Show More Summary
By Ken Derstine June 22, 2015 Frederick Hess is a resident scholar and director of education policy studies at the right-wing American Enterprise Institute. He has a blog on Education Week called Straight Up. On June 11, 2015 he posted...Show More Summary
According to the American Enterprise Inst., 100 years ago only 3% of High School graduates went on to higher education; 50 years ( my era, thanks to an athletic scholarship) it was 25%. Currently, thanks (??) to Uncle Sugar, it is 2/3 of the grads. Show More Summary
The latest “Deflategate” rumors around the New England Patriots center around a new study by a respected Washington think tank, the American Enterprise Institute, that could lead to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell throwing out the four-game suspension against Patriots future Hall of Fame quarterback Tom Brady. Show More Summary
With the Tom Brady appeal hearing only 10 days away, it could be time for another Angry Ted Wells conference call. The American Enterprise Institute, whose truly independent analysis helped several former Saints players ultimately avoid discipline in the bounty scandal, has examined the 243-page report from the NFL’s investigator in the #DeflateGate scandal. And AEI…
This week, The Washington Post is hiring a video journalist and a video producer. Meanwhile, DecodeDC needs an anchor, and the American Enterprise Institute is on the hunt for an editor for AEI.org. Get the scoop on these openings below,...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON -- Two Democratic senators on Wednesday delivered the opening pitch for their new plan for addressing climate-warming emissions in what may seem an unlikely place: the American Enterprise Institute. Sens. Sheldon Whitehouse...Show More Summary
All images via American Standard Enterprising designers have 3D printed sofas, apartments, even castles—but who knew the simple faucet had so much untapped (pardon the pun) potential? Designed by American Standard's DXV, the faucets are made using a particular 3D...
The American jailed for life for masterminding the online criminal enterprise Silk Road, which sold $200 million in drugs across the world, has appealed his sentence, court papers showed Friday. It was the maximum possible punishment for Ross Ulbricht, who was sentenced to two life terms, and five,...
American Enterprise economist Andrew Biggs again warned about public pension funding in a Wall Street Journal piece. He’s not altogether wrong. Biggs points out that many states continue to badly underfund their pensions. He also cautions against pension funds taking too much risk with their investments. Show More Summary
The American economy is really big. That’s the takeaway of this fascinating map of the United States from Mark Perry, an economist who runs the Carpe Diem blog at the American Enterprise Institute. The map, which has been around for a while, has a lot of explanatory power when it comes to America's position in the global […]
By Aloysius Hogan, Competitive Enterprise Institute Your salary, purchasing power, and job are on the line as an independent federal agency takes the core American business concepts of franchising, temporary staffing, contracting, sourcing, and outsourcing to court.
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The United States is the third largest country in the world, and its large population is scattered across a continent-spanning landmass. Thursday, we highlighted a map made by the American Enterprise Institute's Mark Perry that, for each state, identified a country with about the same Gross Domestic Product as that state. Show More Summary