Join us at AEI as a panel of leading contemporary scholars of political philosophy explore the importance of economic liberty through the perspectives of some of the greatest thinkers in Western civilization and discuss why these thinkers’ insights matter for current public policy discussions.
During this book forum, the authors of “The Fourth Revolution: The Global Race to Reinvent the State” will explain why the time is ripe for the completion of the fourth revolution, which will finally create the smaller, more focused, and more efficient government envisioned by Friedman, Reagan, and Thatcher.
Liberal and conservative economists disagree sharply over the extent to which a lower marginal tax rate motivates talented workers to take the risks and suffer the consequences necessary to earn more money.
Outside of executive salaries at the largest institutions, perhaps the highest-paying and most-secure jobs in banking can be found at the federal bank regulatory agencies, where average employee compensation is more than 2.7 times that of private-sector bank employees.
It is true that the very top bank executives make more in a year than most of us make in a lifetime, but compensation of this magnitude is rare. Most banks in this country are small businesses and pay employees modest salaries. Yet one group in banking stands out as highly paid—federal bank regulators.
Join a diverse group of panelists — including sociologists, education experts, and students — for a discussion of how public policy and culture can help families lay a firmer foundation for their children’s educational success, and of how the effects of paternal involvement vary by socioeconomic background.
This event will coincide with the release of a new report by AEI’s Mary Habeck, which analyzes why current national security policy is failing to stop the advancement of al Qaeda and its affiliates and what the US can do to develop a successful strategy to defeat this enemy.
During this event, experts with many different views on the ACA will offer their predictions for the future.