Schools of the Future: California’s Summit Public Schools

Schools of the Future: California’s Summit Public Schools

The first time I visited a Summit Public School, in February 2014, I pulled up in front of a long, low, one-story building in an... More »
WSJ: Small Businesses With a Big Stake in the Pacific Trade Deal

WSJ: Small Businesses With a Big Stake in the Pacific Trade Deal

During the seven years that the Trans-Pacific Partnership was being negotiated, critics repeatedly claimed that the trade agreement wouldn’t be about trade or cutting tariffs... More »
A Tale of Two Systems: Education Reform in Washington D.C.

A Tale of Two Systems: Education Reform in Washington D.C.

An important contest is taking place in Washington, D.C.—a race between two vehicles designed to carry children into the future with the habits and skills... More »

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Dallas Business Journal: Texas finds roughly half of its mobile application-related jobs in DFW

The Dallas Business Journal cites data collected by PPI’s chief economic strategist Michael Mandel on the growth of App Economy jobs in Dallas, Texas: The Progressive Policy…

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The Hill: In TPP review, focus on small business and digital trade

With the release of the full text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement last November, the American people and their representatives now have an...

WSJ: The Folly of Targeting Big Pharma

An unfortunate refrain among Democratic presidential hopefuls is that rapacious pharmaceutical and biotech companies are driving up the cost of essential medications, bankrupting the health-care...

U.S. News & World Report: Engaging Families to Help Students Succeed

Everyone in public education knows that what happens at home is more important than what happens at school. Hence, many successful schools work to engage...

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Dallas Business Journal: Texas finds roughly half of its mobile application-related jobs in DFW

The Dallas Business Journal cites data collected by PPI’s chief economic strategist Michael Mandel on the growth of App Economy jobs in Dallas, Texas: The Progressive Policy…

Wall Street Journal: The App Economy and Apple

Daisuke Wakabayashi of The Wall Street Journal mentions data collected by PPI’s Michael Mandel, that analyzes America’s app economy, in his analysis of Apple: Apple said the...

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Schools of the Future: California’s Summit Public Schools

The first time I visited a Summit Public School, in February 2014, I pulled up in front of a long, low, one-story building in an…

The 2015 PPI Tech/Info Job Ranking

This policy brief reports the top 25 tech counties in the country, based on the 2015 PPI Tech/Info Job Index. The top three counties are…

Innovation in a Rules-Bound World: How Regulatory Improvement Can Spur Growth

Economists and policymakers are always lauding innovation. In its purest form, innovation is like a free lunch: it boosts growth and incomes, creates good jobs,…

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