Cato Institute

Cato Institute

Type NGO
Website cato.org
Wikipedia Wikipedia
Year founded 1974
Headquarters Washington, D.C., DC United States of America United States of America
Budget USD 20M-49M
Functions Research
Funding sources Endowments, Foundations or grants, Governments or multi-govt organizations, Individual citizens
Tags economics governance
Summary The Cato Institute is a public policy research organization — a think tank — dedicated to the principles of individual liberty, limited government, free markets and peace. Its scholars and analysts conduct independent, nonpartisan research on a wide range of policy issues.

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Biden Infrastructure Plan: Wrong Direction

Cato Institute · 1 April 2021 English

President Biden has proposed a $2.3 trillion infrastructure plan. It moves entirely in the wrong direction by increasing subsidies and centralizing power. A better approach would be to end federal …


The CDC vs. the Constitution

Cato Institute · 1 April 2021 English

The Founders could not have possibly imagined the Commerce Clause covering an eviction moratorium.


The Telling Absence of “Buy American” Mandates

Cato Institute · 1 April 2021 English

In announcing his $2 trillion infrastructure* plan yesterday, President Joe Biden promised that it would feature a hefty dose of Buy American protectionism: Cato scholars have spent decades explaining Buy …


COVID-19: Learning From Bitter Political Experience?

Cato Institute · 1 April 2021 English

Why did some countries deal with COVID-19 better than others? Books, academic journal articles, and PhD dissertations will be written on that subject, with analysis having to contend with a …



Mexico’s Electricity Bill Rolls Back Energy Reforms and Threatens Relations with Trading …

Cato Institute · 1 April 2021 English

In a bid to leave his mark on Mexico’s energy sector, Mexican President Andres Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) is rolling back reforms by his predecessor Enrique Peña Nieto that were …


Federal Bureaucrats Keep Legally Harassing the Federalist over a Twitter Joke

Cato Institute · 1 April 2021 English

This case can be resolved on the basis of one fact: Domenech’s tweet was a joke, not a threat.



Amtrak’s Money‐​Losing Vision

Cato Institute · 1 April 2021 English

Amtrak responded to Biden’s “American Jobs Plan,” which would give Amtrak $80 billion (presumably over several years), with a “vision to grow rail service and connect new city pairs across …


Why We’re Keeping Hong Kong in Our Freedom Index

Cato Institute · 1 April 2021 English

Now that Beijing has crushed Hong Kong’s autonomy, some are asking whether it makes sense to still rank Hong Kong in international indexes such as our Human Freedom Index. We …


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