The costs and benefits of rebuilding the Interstates
A study estimates the economic value of the Interstate system to be $742 billion a year.
Florida should learn from the mistakes of California and European privacy laws
Florida can start to strike the correct balance by excluding a private right of action and providing clear guidelines for data sharing.
California’s public pension debt grows
CalPERS’ unfunded liabilities roughly translate to over $4,000 in debt for every Californian.
Who should be responsible for a public pension plan’s risk management policy?
Pension plans need an independent authority that protects taxpayers by managing risk policy.
FTX collapse is a reminder that public pension systems should avoid high-risk investments
The recent bankruptcy of FTX sparks important questions about the exposure of public pension funds—and taxpayers—to cryptocurrencies.
Long-range transportation plans need to be grounded in reality
Scenario planning is only effective if transportation planners utilize realistic user and budget scenarios with solid data.
Arkansas students and families need better public school transfer options
Restrictive state laws make it difficult for Arkansas students to transfer to a public school outside of their assigned school district.
Fixed-cost contracts save NASA and taxpayers money
By taking some of the red tape out of space exploration and development, NASA has helped open a promising new frontier.
Why teacher salaries are flat as school spending soars
Benefit costs, staffing trends and class sizes may explain why teacher salaries have remained flat while K-12 education spending has grown.