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April 22, 2024

The Promise and Peril of Civic Renewal: Richard John Neuhaus, Peter L. Berger, and “To Empower People”

On April 22, AEI and the Ethics & Public Policy Center hosted a discussion on the legacy of Richard John Neuhaus and Peter L. Berger’s 1977 book, To Empower People:…

February 22, 2024

Education and the Right

Event Summary On February 22, Virginia Education Secretary Aimee Rogstad Guidera interviewed AEI’s Richard Hess and Michael Q. McShane about their new book, Getting Education Right: A Conservative Vision for Improving…

December 14, 2023

Harnessing Tailwinds on State and Local Land-Use Reform: A Bipartisan Playbook

…It Panelists: Richard Kahlenberg, Director of Housing, Progressive Policy Institute (Presentation) Edward J. Pinto, Codirector, AEI Housing Center (Presentation) 11:45 a.m. Q&A 12:00 p.m. Lunch Keynote: Greg Gianforte, Governor, Montana 1:00 p.m….

December 5, 2023

The Ninth Annual American Family Survey: Perceptions and Realities of Issues Families Face Today

…a.m. Presentation of Survey Results: Chris Karpowitz, Codirector, Center for the Study of Elections and Democracy, Brigham Young University 10:30 a.m. Panel Discussion Panelists: Richard V. Reeves, President, American Institute…

December 1, 2023

Red States Can Lead the Way on Marriage and Fatherhood

…policy-makers, even those on the left, that dads make a difference. The most prominent example is Brookings Institution fellow Richard Reeves, who acknowledges in his 2022 book Of Boys and Men that…

November 30, 2023

Evaluating the Success of the War on Poverty Since 1963 Using an Absolute Full-Income Poverty Measure

Abstract We evaluate progress in the War on Poverty as President Lyndon B. Johnson defined it, which established a 20% baseline poverty rate and adopted an absolute standard. While the…

November 30, 2023

A Valuable New Perspective on America’s War on Poverty

…an Absolute Full-Income Poverty Measure” by Richard V. Burkhauser (Cornell University), Kevin Corinth (University of Chicago), James Elwell (Joint Committee on Taxation), and Jeff Larrimore (Federal Reserve Board). They try…

November 30, 2023

Evaluating the Success of the War on Poverty since 1963 Using an Absolute Full-Income Poverty Measure

Abstract We evaluate progress in the War on Poverty as President Lyndon B. Johnson defined it, which established a 20% baseline poverty rate and adopted an absolute standard. While the…

November 17, 2023

Male Malaise Is Not Just About ‘the Culture’

…Is Struggling, Why It Matters, and What to Do About It, social scientist Richard V. Reeves explained that boys are falling well behind their female peers. “There are very big gaps in terms…

November 13, 2023

Family’s Place in America’s Social Fabric

The family is arguably the most basic building block of community life.[i] But even as Americans continue to say their own families are centrally important in their lives[ii], family life…