Startup Tackles Overlooked Area in Autonomous Transport: City Freight Profiles - Making commuter cars intelligent enough to drive people from point A to point B only scratches the surface of the potential use cases for intelligent vehicles. This New York startup is driving to tackle one such less-sought case. Henri Mattila 8/20/2018
This Organization Isn’t Shy in Taking On Citizens United Profiles - End Citizens United started as an idea among three young online fundraising specialists and ballooned into a movement that now looks to define all elections at all levels in the future. Nigel Thompson 8/2/2018
How a Political Tech Company Continues to Innovate for Democrats Profiles - Since the 2008 presidential election, NGP VAN has worked on almost every major Democratic candidate’s campaign for president. Nigel Thompson 7/25/2018
Food for Thought: The Most Valuable Companies in Every Major Metro Ideas - America’s economy has been on a roll. Here’s the most valuable company in your nearest metropolitan area. Henri Mattila 7/24/2018
Questions You Should Ask Your Economics Professor Magazine - When I offer a different perspective that suggests the perceived problem is a red herring and the corrective is a false cure, the most common response is ‘I never heard that before!'” Lawrence W. Reed 6/23/2018
Do Licensing Requirements Help—or Hurt? Ideas - Thinking about opening a barber shop, what do you do? If your answer was something other than, “Find out how to obtain the state’s permission,” you’re in for a surprise. Eddie Ferrara 6/10/2018
Andrew Yang: the UBI Candidate for President Profiles - “It is my conviction that we are going through the greatest technological and economic shift in human history, and our political class is completely asleep at the switch.” Henri Mattila 5/9/2018
Is College Still Worth It? Magazine - Professor Caplan thinks students are wise to the true value of a degree, which could help to explain why almost no student ever audits a class and why students spend only about 14 hours per week studying, down from 24 hours per week in 1961. Eddie Ferrara 4/24/2018
Does the “Blue Apron” Food Policy Make Economic Sense? Ideas - Economist Levi Russell explains why the proposed restructuring of the largest food assistance program will end up costing more than its probable worth. Levi Russell 3/9/2018
Harvard Economist Explains Cost of the War on Drugs Magazine - Harvard economist Jeffrey Miron argues that prohibition is among the worst policies for curbing “irrational” drug use. Jeffrey Miron 2/15/2018
Small Business Owner—And Now, Almost GA Governor: Interview Rising - “I know that you can’t completely run government like a company, but you can bring in business principles and processes.” Henri Mattila 1/22/2018