Greater health insurance freedom would reduce OHP demand

Much noise was raised about protecting the Oregon Health Plan from budget cuts in the recent special legislative session. A more constructive ruck...

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Time to commercialize Oregon’s bridges

The Oregonian's four-part story about Oregon's slowly collapsing highway bridges points to a fundamental problem: we raise lots of revenue through...

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Education freedom linked to high test scores

The Manhattan Institute recently released its 2001 Education Freedom Index, which measures four types of educational freedom: the ability of paren...

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Term limits decision threatens initiative rights

Oregonians' ability to make meaningful changes to their Constitution was further eroded when the Oregon Supreme Court struck down voter-approved t...

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Oregon lives beyond our means

When Governor Kitzhaber argues that we should pursue revenue increases to balance the budget, let's not forget that Oregon is a very high spending...

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Money for Nothing? An analysis of the Oregon Quality Education Model

By Richard Vedder, Ph.D. Click here to read the full report: 8-2000-Vedder_Quality_Education_Model_Report    ...

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Socialized Medicine in Great Britain: Lessons for the Oregon Health Plan

by Professor John Spiers Dr. John Spiers is a professor in the Business School, The University of Glamorgan, UK, a Senior Research Fellow at The Inst...

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