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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AEI Polling Report: LGBT identification, support for same-sex marriage, transgender issues, COVID-19 …

AEI · 20 May 2021 English

In this issue of AEI’s Political Report, we examine how politicians are handling coronavirus, its seriousness, and trust in institutions; race, policing, and police reforms; election enthusiasm and Donald Trump …

Housing finance: Insights on the new normal

AEI · 19 May 2021 English

This infographic provides near-real-time insights on the housing market and how a new normal is taking hold due impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

Medicaid and fiscal federalism during the COVID‐19 pandemic

AEI · 18 May 2021 English

We analyze the effects of the COVID‐19 pandemic on state and local government finances, with an emphasis on health spending needs and the role of the Medicaid program.

Minding our workforce: The role of noncognitive skills in career success

AEI · 18 May 2021 English

The chapters in this volume are from leading experts in research and practice in noncognitive skills, covering topics such as brain function, labor market data, and promising strategies for incorporating …

The conservative case for the Constitution, part IV: The problems of consensus

AEI · 14 May 2021

Key Points Unlike the contemporary British constitution, the American system privileges consensus building over efficient government. This feature creates real limitations that need to be weighed against the virtues of …

What conservatives could learn from Betsy DeVos

AEI · 13 May 2021 English

Conservative education reformers have not had much success shaping federal education policy, largely because our opposition is playing to win the long game—and we are not.

Reentry, desistance, and identity achievement

AEI · 12 May 2021 English

Policymakers need to base reentry policy on a theory of change. This report sketches out how the system would need to change to support and encourage positive identity achievement.

Testimony: On creating an opportunity society and upward mobility for people of …

AEI · 12 May 2021 English

Chairman Beyer, Vice Chair Lee, and distinguished members of the Joint Economic Committee, good afternoon. Thank you for assembling this important conversation on the racial wealth gap. My name is …

Covering the uninsured in the United States’ multi-payer health system

AEI · 11 May 2021 English

Governments of advanced economies should ensure health coverage and ready access to needed medical care for their entire populations.

Holding accountability accountable: Taking stock of the past 20 years

AEI · 11 May 2021

The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 had mixed effects on the nation’s educational ecosystem. Future accountability legislation should leverage its high points while avoiding the law’s bumpier portions.

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