Cato Institute

Cato Institute

Type Research Center
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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Cato Institute · 12 January 2022

My daughters have gone to college in Pittsburgh and Poughkeepsie, NY. As they will be traveling back and forth to D.C., we have compared transportation options. For Pittsburgh, the best …


Cato Institute · 12 January 2022 English

In late December, after Sen. Joe Manchin (D‑WV) pulled the plug on the Build Back Better Act, Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D‑WA) took to the pages of the Washington Post with …


Cato Institute · 12 January 2022 English

As a first extension of our analysis, we study the distributional effects of monetary policy on consumption and wealth accumulation.Recent theory highlights the role of households that differ in wealth, …



Cato Institute · 12 January 2022 English

I remember reading back in pre‐​Internet times that Charles Peters, the West Virginia legislator who went on to found the Washington Monthly, used to say that state legislatures are just …


Cato Institute · 11 January 2022 English

The occasion of the 30th anniversary of groundbreaking game Civilization provides a perfect lens to understand the impact of genre defining strategy games on the wargaming community.[1] Civilization is an …


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