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Charitable Giving and the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act – Ep. 101: Artificial intelligence and the hunt for the master algorithm – AEI

Abstract This paper investigates how the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act affects household charitable giving in the United States. We find that the law will reduce charitable giving by $17.2 billion (4.0 percent) in 2018 according to a static model and $16.3 billion assuming a …

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What successful antipoverty efforts look like: A refreshing report from the Rocky Mountain State – Ep. 101: Artificial intelligence and the hunt for the master algorithm – AEI

A program in Colorado that focuses on helping non-custodial fathers gain employment and pay child support provides a refreshing example of effective state-led antipoverty efforts. The Colorado Parent Employment Program shows government can successfully invest in people’s skills and abilities while insisting on the primacy …

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Ep. 101: Artificial intelligence and the hunt for the master algorithm – Ep. 101: Artificial intelligence and the hunt for the master algorithm – AEI

Machine learning is something new under the sun: a technology that builds itself. Right now we have limited algorithms with limited potential, but, if it exists, the Master Algorithm could derive all knowledge in the world from data. Inventing it would be one of the …

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Glimpsing into the future after the AT&T-Time Warner trial – Glimpsing into the future after the AT&T–Time Warner trial

The internet hosted several hot takes last week following AT&T’s sweeping victory in one of the biggest antitrust trials in history. Although the Justice Department has not indicated whether it would appeal its loss, it did heed the court’s advice not to seek a stay …

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On North Korea, Trump deserves more latitude and less attitude – AEI – American Enterprise Institute: Freedom, Opportunity, Enterprise

Well, that didn’t take long. President Trump had barely departed Singapore when Democrats in Washington unleashed scathing attacks over his meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un. “What the United States has gained is vague and unverifiable at best. What North Korea has gained, …

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Liberty’s precedents – AEI – American Enterprise Institute: Freedom, Opportunity, Enterprise

As we near America’s July birthday, it is useful to remind ourselves that preceding that date in both calendar months and centuries is the June anniversary of the signing of England’s Magna Carta. Comparing and contrasting the Declaration of Independence, which was signed on July …

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The big winner of the Singapore Summit – AEI – American Enterprise Institute: Freedom, Opportunity, Enterprise

On June 12, all eyes were on U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jung Un, in the first ever meeting between the heads of states of the two countries. Athough pundits debate whether it was North Korea or the United States that …

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Episode 45: Purple Hayes – AEI – American Enterprise Institute: Freedom, Opportunity, Enterprise

This week’s Remnant reunites Jonah with his fellow goatee-sporting journalist Steve Hayes, the editor-in-chief of the Weekly Standard. Jonah tries to keep the chicken wings an cheese curds away from Steve long enough for them to talk about North Korea, the state of the Republican …

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Straight up conversation: KIPP Chief of Policy and Public Affairs Richard Buery – AEI – American Enterprise Institute: Freedom, Opportunity, Enterprise

Richard Buery was recently named the Chief of Policy and Public Affairs for the Knowledge Is Power Program (KIPP). KIPP, of course, is one of the nation’s largest and most influential charter school networks. Before joining KIPP, Richard served as Deputy Mayor to Bill de …

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Fed and ECB risk being caught off guard – AEI – American Enterprise Institute: Freedom, Opportunity, Enterprise

In 2008, both the Federal Reserve and European Central Bank were caught off guard by the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy that led to the worst global economic recession in the post-war period. Judging by their respective decisions on 14 June to tighten their monetary policy stances, it seems …

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