On Sunday night, Hollywood producers and movie stars will walk the red carpet at the Academy Awards. But the hosts of the Oscars aren’t the only ones who roll out the red carpet for this crowd. Many states offer substantial tax credits to entice the motion picture industry to film in their states.
Raising the minimum wage has real downsides which overshadow the economic gains some workers experience. Thankfully, the CBO acknowledges that truth in its report.
The 2014 Index of Economic Freedom, published by the Heritage Foundation in partnership with the Wall Street Journal, was released today. The United States continued its decline in both absolute and […]
There is one important domain where Americans lack freedom of choice: primary education. State and local governments have the power to force students into public schools, regardless of parental choice.
U.S. policy regarding green energy investment is troubling. As Congress struggles to pass a budget, green energy programs should be the first to go.
As student loan debt has almost tripled since 2004, start-up companies such as Upstart and Pave offer a solution. These firms allow those with excess money to invest in people and their careers. Graduate students from competitive universities are especially attractive targets for investors. As their business models continue to develop, they could help alleviate problems in the broader student loan market.
This week marks the 119th birthday of the great American economist Henry Hazlitt, who lived from 1884-1993. While Hazlitt made many contributions to the field of economics, he is best remembered for his short book, Economics in One Lesson.