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About PolicyBot

PolicyBot is a free online database and search engine that …

  • provides fast and easy access to the best research and commentary from the nation’s free-market think tanks and advocacy groups
  • contains full texts, brief summaries, and source citations for more than 30,000 reports, articles, policy briefs, podcasts, and videos
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  • can be searched by keyword, author, or publication, and results can be displayed chronologically by date of publication (starting with most recent) or by relevance.

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LATEST DOCUMENTS

Oct 20, 2014

A Common-Sense Approach to Common Core Math, Part IV: Making Connections, One Concept at a Time

During a course in math teaching methods I took in ed school, I watched a video of a teacher leading his students to do a variety of tasks, ostensibly to teach them about factoring trinomials, such

Oct 17, 2014

It’s Time to Debate Global Warming

These 58 experts don’t believe global warming is a crisis.

Oct 17, 2014

Isaac Orr:

Research Fellow Isaac Orr discusses the Minnesota Wisconsin Society for Mining's recent Frac Sand Conference in Eau Claire, WI with Director of Communications Jim Lakely.

Oct 17, 2014

Medicaid Reform Offers More Compassionate Options for the Poor

Financing for Medicaid, the national entitlement program providing health care for the poor, is shared with the states under a federal formula, with the federal government paying about 60 percent o

Oct 17, 2014

Medicaid Expansion Increases ER Visits

One of the many promised benefits of expanded Medicaid coverage, according to advocates of the Affordable Care Act, was a reduction in emergency room visits.