American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research


American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research

Type NGO
Wikipedia Wikipedia
Year founded 1938
Headquarters Washington, DC United States of America United States of America
Budget USD 50M-100M
Functions Research
Funding sources Corporations, Foundations or grants
Tags economics tax policy international development national security and defense
Summary AEI is dedicated to preserving and strengthening the foundations of freedom-limited government, private enterprise, vital cultural and political institutions, and a strong foreign policy and national defense-through scholarly research, open debate, and a variety of publications. AEI research covers economics and trade; social welfare; government tax, spending, regulatory, and legal policies; US politics and international affairs; and US defense and foreign policies. The institute publishes a large number of books, articles, and reports each year as well as a policy magazine, The American Enterprise, which are widely distributed to government officials and legislators, business executives, journalists, and academics. AEI also hosts a number of conferences, seminars, and lectures which are regularly covered by national television.


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Crafting a republican executive: The presidency and the Constitutional Convention

AEI · 1 April 2021 English

The Constitutional Convention of 1787 knew the young nation needed a strong executive that was still accountable to the general public. In short, the new executive was to be an …

Structured markets: Disciplining medical care with regulated competition

AEI · 31 March 2021

Medical care cannot be delivered efficiently or equitably through an unregulated market. A blend of regulation and private incentives—a structured market—can drive out waste and improve outcomes more reliably than …

Introduction: A symposium for the Administrative Procedure Act’s 75th anniversary

AEI · 31 March 2021

At the Administrative Procedure Act’s (“APA”) fiftieth anniversary, Professor Richard Pierce observed that the APA “has proven to be remarkably durable.”1 So have the debates that perennially surround it. The …

20-years of banking history in 67 tables and charts

AEI · 30 March 2021 English

By Paul H. Kupiec Abstract I review 20 years of financial data and highlight important changes in the banking industry. Post financial crisis laws and regulations and new Federal Reserve …

Asking the right questions about using nonacademic indicators for school accountability

AEI · 30 March 2021

Key Points Policymakers increasingly face questions about whether test-based accountability paints an overly narrow picture of school performance. One proposed strategy for reducing reliance on test scores is to incorporate …

Did prudent risk management practices or weak customer demand reduce PPP lending …

AEI · 30 March 2021

By Paul H. Kupiec Abstract Regulatory data shows large differences between large and small banks’ response to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). Large bank loan originations are smaller than predicted …

National Home Price Appreciation (HPA) Index – February 2021

AEI · 29 March 2021 English

The AEI Housing Center's National HPA Index tracks home price apprecation across the nation and across price tiers.

Navigating the financial, political, and information constraints on large-scale philanthropy

AEI · 29 March 2021

Key Points Foundations face significant financial, political, and information constraints when pursuing large-scale reform efforts. Place-based strategies seem attractive to overcome these constraints, but while they help ameliorate financial and …

Fixing income-driven repayment for federal student loans

AEI · 25 March 2021 English

Instead of providing mass loan forgiveness, policymakers should strengthen the income-driven repayment plan for vulnerable borrowers while reining in excessive benefits for borrowers with graduate school loans.

The race for global leadership is a race for global talent

AEI · 19 March 2021 English

Remaining a magnet for global talent is key to long-term economic renewal and America’s national power. As Congress and the White House consider an immigration reform package, they should prioritize …

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