July 22, 2022
While regulations can impose costs on companies and can be excessive, there are also circumstances under which regulations provide broader societal benefits.
May 4, 2021
As the Biden Administration concludes its first 100 days, EconoFact Chats draws on a panel of distinguished economic journalists, Binyamin Appelbaum of the New York Times, Scott Horsley of NPR, Greg Ip of the Wall Street Journal and Heather Long of the Washington Post, to discuss what the administration has achieved, the biggest challenges it faces over the coming year, and, with a closely divided and partisan Congress, the likelihood that the Administration can reach its goals.
August 31, 2020
The census determines how over $500 billion in federal funds are distributed to state and local governments each year.
February 11, 2020
There are technological options and audit strategies that could make voting systems more robust. However the adoption and deployment of these fixes faces challenges.
June 12, 2017
The Congressional Budget Office is under attack for its estimate that the House's Obamacare repeal would leave 23 million uninsured. Can it be non-partisan?
June 1, 2017
Abuse of government programs often leads to reforms. But reforms can have unintended consequences that limit the efficacy of increased enforcement and even lead to undesirable side effects