We invite you to join us for this year’s international conference on housing risk — cosponsored by the Collateral Risk Network and AEI International Center on Housing Risk — which will focus on new mortgage and collateral risk measures and their applications.
In mid-September, AEI’s Center for Internet, Communications, and Technology Policy and the University of Nebraska College of Law will cosponsor a three-day conference at the Federal Communications Commission to highlight the latest academic thinking on broadband regulation and to give regulators the opportunity to interact with leading scholars in the field.
It would be nice if Congress’s passage of the 2014 farm bill indicated the arrival at a cost-effective solution to a problem that required federal involvement. Unfortunately, it seems that good politics trumped good governance—and there’s an explanation as to why.
Agricultural lobbies often make economists who care about the general economic wellbeing of society clutch their heads in their hands. The sugar lobby is a current case in point.
The financial crisis has changed the mechanics of monetary policy. When economic growth improves to the point that the Federal Reserve finally decides to increase short-term interest rates, it will need a new approach to do so.
The benefits of buses are not restricted to high-income Americans. An expanded role for buses also offers an opportunity to help low-income Americans who live far away (measured by either clock time or mileage) from commercial centers.
Although supporting the Ukrainian economy may be a worthwhile geopolitical goal, relying on the IMF to provide funding for Ukraine risks undermining the IMF's credibility as a conditions-based lender and exacerbating the moral hazard problem for private creditors.
Conservatives should put that skepticism aside and proceed — as always, with apprehension and great prudence — with a program of infrastructure investment.
Please join AEI for a conversation among several contributors to the new volume “Teacher Quality 2.0: Toward a New Era in Education Reform” (Harvard Education Press, 2014), edited by Frederick M. Hess and Michael Q. McShane. Panelists will discuss the intersection of teacher-quality policy and innovation, exploring roadblocks and possibilities.