• John Locke Update

    Reforming North Carolina’s Certificate-of-Need Laws

    posted April 12, 2019 by Jordan Roberts
    U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander recently requested input from health policy scholars on ways to lower the cost of health care in the United States. Some of the most well-respected experts…
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    Trade Deficits Can Be Beneficial

    posted April 10, 2019 by Dr. Roy Cordato
    I was recently cleaning out some old files and came across an article on trade deficits and surpluses that I wrote in 1988 while working as an economist with the…
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    Teacher Pay in North Carolina: Sweet Spots and Sour Notes

    posted April 9, 2019 by Dr. Terry Stoops
    In March, the National Education Association released teacher salary data from its upcoming “Rankings of the States 2018 and Estimates of School Statistics 2019” report. Republican lawmakers welcomed the news…
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    SAVE Act: Increasing Freedom for N.C. Nurses

    posted April 3, 2019 by Jordan Roberts
    Legislation has been introduced this session with an eye toward lowering costs and expanding access to health care for North Carolinians. One such bill, the Healthcare Expansion Act of…
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    How Overregulation Killed Off Scooters in Raleigh

    posted April 1, 2019 by Jon Sanders
    Scene: Downtown Raleigh, 2018. There’s a new feature on the roads and — though they’re not supposed to — sidewalks. Young men and women in professional attire zipping by at…
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    Ocasio-Cortez, Sanders, and the Tax Rate Ruse

    posted March 28, 2019 by Dr. Roy Cordato
    A lot has been written about the proposals being made by leftist politicians like Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Bernie Sanders to add a new top rate of 70-80 percent…

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