Manhattan Institute Daily Update

Keeping you up-to-date on the latest by Manhattan Institute scholars
April 17, 2015


New Report: California Crowd-Out

Don't Swat Gadflies For Civility's Sake

Ben Boychuk, The Press Enterprise, April 16, 2015

Culture and Society

'Free Range Kids' And The Dangers Of An Overprotective Society

Kay Hymowitz,, April 15, 2015


Business Marries Charity

Howard Husock, Philanthropy, Spring 2015

Tax Season Good News: The Growth Of Donor-Advised Funds

Howard Husock,, April 13, 2015

Health Care

After King v. Burwell, Republicans' Goal Should Be Federalism On Steroids

Paul Howard and Yevgeniy Feyman, Roll Call, April 16, 2015

A Better Health Insurance Exchange Model For The Private And Public Sectors

Yevgeniy Feyman, Washington Examiner, April 16, 2015

Marco Rubio Pledges To Repeal And Replace Obamacare -- But With What?

Avik Roy,'s "The Apothecary," April 14, 2015

Is Pharmaceutical Productivity In Decline? Maybe Not

Yevgeniy Feyman,'s "The Apothecary," April 13, 2015

Gaming Out The Scenarios In King v. Burwell

Charles Blahous,, April 13, 2015


Union Bosses Use Fast-Food Workers For Personal Gain

Jared Meyer, The Federalist, April 14, 2015

Millennials Don't Want to Join Unions, Here's Why

Jared Meyer,, April 13, 2015

Energy & the Environment

Environmentalists Battle It Out: Who Is The Greenest Of Us All?

Robert Bryce, National Review Online, April 17, 2015

Hillary's Big Iowa Flip-Flop

Robert Bryce, The Daily Beast, April 14, 2015

Economy & Finance

Working For The Tax Man

Jared Meyer, U.S. News & World Report, April 16, 2015

'Popular Economics' Contains Inconvenient Truths

Diana Furchtgott-Roth, WSJ's, April 15, 2015

Taxes Cost More Than What We Pay

Caroline Baum,, April 15, 2015

Feminists Overreach With Equal Pay Day

Diana Furchtgott-Roth, WSJ's, April 13, 2015

Education Reform

What Explains Success At Success Academy?

Charles Sahm,, Summer Issue 2015

New York City/State Policy

DC's Threats To New York Work

Nicole Gelinas, New York Post, April 12, 2015

City Journal

"That's the Way We Play Our Game"

New York City's first family has cynically made political use of their children
Seth Barron, City Journal Online, April 16, 2015

Cuomo's Sluggish "Start-Up"

E.J. McMahon, City Journal Online, April 15, 2015

Tragedy, Not Pattern

Heather Mac Donald, City Journal Online, April 14, 2015

A Tale Of Two First Ladies

Hillary Clinton owes Tammy Wynette an apology
Howard Husock, City Journal Online, April 13, 2015

The Dead Constitution

Philip Hamburger's indictment of the regulatory state is profound and sobering
Myron Magnet, City Journal Online, April 10, 2015

No Bonus For Taxpayers

Steven Malanga, The Wall Street Journal Notable & Quotable, April 10, 2015


Should Cuba Be Removed From America's List Of Terror-Sponsoring Nations?

Ben Boychuk and Joel Mathis, McClatchy-Tribune News Service, April 16, 2015

Events @ MI

Admirable Evasions: How Psychology Undermines Morality With Theodore Dalrymple

Alexander Hamilton Award

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