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The War on Poverty Needs a New Map
(Mosbacher Institute for Trade, Economics & Public Policy, 2014-12)
Since the start of Lyndon B. Johnson’s War on Poverty, the federal government has spent vast sums of money trying to lower U.S. poverty rates. Yet, despite the repeated allocation of massive financial resources, overall ...
Pre-K for All? Simple Keys to Maximizing Return on Investment and Avoiding Unintended Consequences
(Mosbacher Institute for Trade, Economics & Public Policy, 2014-05)
The evidence suggests that the long-term benefits of a high-quality Pre-K program are substantial, regardless of whether the program is provided by a public school, a Head Start program, or a child care center. The near-term ...
A Time for Political Courage: The Federal Debt Crisis in 2014
(Mosbacher Institute for Trade, Economics & Public Policy, 2014-01)
Like many Americans, Uncle Sam has a bad habit of spending more than he earns. The federal government’s total expenditures exceeded its total revenues in 36 of the last 40 years. In 2012, federal government revenues were ...