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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Financial Times: Democrats struggle to harness economic feelgood factor

Will Marshall, president of the Progressive Policy Institute, said that once Democratic strategists have moved past the primaries and into the general election they will…

Politico: Presidential Politics Loom over TPP Signing

Ed Gerwin, PPI’s senior fellow for trade and global opportunity is quoted in Politico talking about how U.S. elections are effecting TPP negotiations: As the agreement was…

McClatchy: At start of campaign, the last gasp of political parties?

David Lightman quotes PPI President Will Marshall about how political parties are losing their grasp on the American political system: In 2012, average voter turnout…

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U.S. News: The Schools of the Future

The first time I visited a Summit Public School, in February 2014, I pulled up in front of a one-story building in an office park....

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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Financial Times: Democrats struggle to harness economic feelgood factor

Will Marshall, president of the Progressive Policy Institute, said that once Democratic strategists have moved past the primaries and into the general election they will…

Politico: Presidential Politics Loom over TPP Signing

Ed Gerwin, PPI’s senior fellow for trade and global opportunity is quoted in Politico talking about how U.S. elections are effecting TPP negotiations: As the agreement was...

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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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