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Why the Government Won't Let Colleges Reduce Tuition

Congress should give permission for private colleges to cooperate in cutting their tuition. It’s hard to see who would be hurt in the process.

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Mission Essential: Leveraging and Protecting Our Special Forces

Military leaders must build the optimal balance between special and conventional forces, or risk relearning the lessons of previous conflicts in a future one.

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Telecommuting: Good for Workers, Good for Bosses

Challenges abound, but the trajectory is plain.

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Closing the Racial Gap in Education

The usual explanation for the academic achievement gap is that blacks come from a lower socioeconomic background and their schools have fewer resources. But research finds the problem transcends class and its roots lie elsewhere.

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The Minimum Wage Can Never Be High Enough

The minimum wage is a facile non-solution for the complicated problem of poverty in America.

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The Improbable Practicality of the Humanities

Prospects for the humanities can be more promising than ever.

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A Deficit of Reasoning on Jobs

The link between the balance of payments, GDP, and jobs is not as Paul Krugman and others assume.

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The Truth, Probably

We will never attain certainty about our concerns, but with care and luck we approach it by increments. Above all, we learn to be skeptical of grand visions and their visionaries.

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‘The American Banking System Might Not Last Until Monday’

Learning from the crises you’ve forgotten.

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Flash Point: New Oil-by-Rail Rules

Proposed regulations of oil-bearing trains pose several challenges and divert us from more important safety questions.

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A Flawed E-Cigarette Regulation

The FDA's proposed regulation should not go forward in its current form, or it will undermine efforts to persuade smokers to switch to e-cigarettes and will endanger public health.

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Peanut Butter’s Many Inventors

The popular product illustrates both the opportunities and the risks of intellectual property.

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100 Years of the Panama Canal

One of the supreme engineering feats of the early 20th century, the canal has been an immense boon to shipping and of major geopolitical benefit to the United States.

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Good News for U.S. Capital Markets

The FSOC’s decision to back away from SIFI designations has major implications for the regulation of ‘shadow banking.’

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In Defense of Price Gouging and Profiteering

If you don’t like price rationing, please explain how limited supplies of a good are to be allocated.

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A Bipartisan Consensus on How to Fight Poverty?

In an otherwise bitterly partisan political environment, two recent policy proposals from both sides of the aisle share core ideas for reforming anti-poverty programs.

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The Long-Hours Luxury

One factor that is often overlooked in the debate over causes of income inequality is a shift in the distribution of working hours. The rich now work more than the poor.

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It's Time for Real Reform of Veterans' Health Care

The Miller-Sanders bill addresses the immediate crisis, but underlying structural defects must be corrected if we are to avoid more problems again soon.

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Big Data: Here to Stay, but with Caveats

Criticism of big data is due to three paradoxes. For starters, it's ubiquitous but hard to define.

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Are Rising Health Care Costs Creating a Retirement Crisis?

Progressives are proposing expensive expansions of Social Security, but the retirement crisis is overblown.

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