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Posts from January 2017

CEPP’s New Executive Director

An interview with Ned Helme ('77)

You founded the Center for Clean Air Policy (CCAP) and served as its president for 30+ years. What need did you see that led you to found this organization?  Are there milestones you are particularly proud of from your tenure there? I founded CCAP with a bipartisan group of 7 state Governors led by Wisconsin… More

Covered California is a model for the whole nation

by Richard M. Scheffler and Daniel R. Arnold

The reported 22 percent average increase in its premiums last year was perhaps the sharpest dagger plunged into the Affordable Care Act. But a better measure that reflects what enrollees actually paid tells a very different story. Indeed, using that measure, it would seem that the California Affordable C… More

Text Your Way to College

by David L. Kirp

Every year, hundreds of thousands of high school seniors make bad choices about where—or whether—to go to college. Some who would excel at top-ranked institutions opt for second-tier institutions. And more than 200,000 students who have been accepted by colleges never enroll. The good news is that, fo… More