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April 28, 2023

The Evidence on Family Affordability

Key Points A narrative has emerged concluding that it has become too expensive in the US to afford a family. Although different measures of income show different trends, household and…

April 25, 2023

A Debate on Fatherhood

…of the National Marriage Project at UVA, W. Bradford Wilcox moderated the discussion between Reeves and Rowe that explores the question, “Does strengthening fatherhood depend on renewing marriage in America?”…

April 18, 2023

Introduction to The Social Breakdown

…with social capital and civil society. As far back as the 1970s, AEI organized the “Mediating Structures Project.” Led by scholars including Peter Berger, Douglas Besharov, Irving Kristol, Leslie Lenkowsky,…

March 6, 2023

The Federal AI Shambles

…an activist federal government excessively slowing or limiting development. At the same time, if regulation lags too much, that can be problematic as well. A recent study by the Stanford Human-Centered AI…

March 2, 2023

The Lost World of Ecumenical Republicanism

…Jacob K. Javits in Brooklyn’s Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood. Doar had given Price a leave of absence to work for Rockefeller’s nomination. When Nixon won the nomination, Nixon’s team approached Price about…

February 23, 2023

Distance to 100: An Alternative to Racial Achievement Gaps

…the achievement gap is the most important civil rights issue we face. Unfortunately, our five-decade obsession with closing achievement gaps has yielded little progress. Four leading education researchers including Stanford

February 14, 2023

Microsoft Is Getting Ready to Eat Google’s Lunch

…“child” Bing Chat, a Microsoft product in its testing phase that I got access to around midnight the night before last. Think of ChatGPT as a Ford Model T: 1927…

February 13, 2023

The Eerie Familiarity of California’s Boom-Bust Cycle

…hire from the ranks of the recently unemployed are being constrained by the capital shortage. Stanford economist Erik Brynjolfsson believes the layoffs will ultimately help redistribute tech talent away from cryptocurrency and…

February 2, 2023

Prioritizing Money Over Marriage, Today’s Parents Are Making a Big Mistake

As parents of teens, we have kids who are beginning to think about their adult future—including college, career and family. One recent conversation Alysse had with her 17-year-old daughter is…

January 7, 2023

Personal Responsibility, Not Victimhood, Is the Path to Success

There are too many barriers that stand in the way of the American dream for black and Hispanic young adults — from failing schools to unsafe streets. Unfortunately, Covid made these…