But the mere existence of income inequality tells us little about what, if anything, should be done about it.
Join Lerman, Wilcox, and a group of distinguished scholars and commentators for the release of Lerman and Wilcox’s report, which examines the relationships among and policy implications of marriage, family structure, and economic success in America.
Something peculiar is happening to our nation's food assistance program. As bad times hit and more people need assistance, SNAP caseloads should go up. And as the economy strengthens, the number of SNAP recipients should decline - at least in theory.
The more I review the United States Census Bureau’s recent report on income and poverty, the more troubled I become. The numbers describing the economic status of Americans are almost all bad. They are especially bad given that we are five years from the end of the recession.
Please join us for a presentation and panel discussion about how the free enterprise system creates opportunities for individuals to lead productive, fulfilling lives that contribute to the flourishing of all. Attendees will receive a complimentary copy of the featured book.
The poverty statistics that the Census Bureau released earlier this week exclude the homeless. How can we ever really win the war on poverty if we don’t even count some of the worst off among us? It’s time to add the homeless to the national conversation
Today's Census Bureau Report shows a decline in family poverty from 2012 to 2013. If the United States can sustain or even reduce the share of children being born outside of marriage, we may see even better news emerging on the family-poverty front.
Please join us for a luncheon event in which our panel will discuss what conservatives can learn from how liberals talk and think about the safety net and where free-market economics, federalism, and social responsibility intersect to lift people out of poverty.
We need to ensure that the actions that we take in creating job opportunities end in positive results and provide paths to consistent, long-term employment. While subsidized jobs programs may produce those results for some individuals in some job sectors, they are not the panacea for Americans seeking full time employment.
We welcome you to join us for a panel discussion of the undersea military competition occurring in Asia and what it means for the United States and its allies.
AEI’s Election Watch is back! Please join us for two sessions of the longest-running election program in Washington, DC.
We welcome you to join us at AEI for a discussion of what’s next for the Common Core.
Please join AEI for a discussion examining each candidate’s platform and prospects for victory and the impact that a possible shift toward free-market policies in Brazil might have on South America as a whole.