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2019 AEI Summer Honors Program

CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE 2020 SUMMER HONORS PROGRAM. The American Enterprise Institute’s Summer Honors Program is a series of educational and professional development opportunities in Washington, DC, for top undergraduate students. Students in the program...

Resurrected Aid: Why There is Still Hope for Aid in Africa

The distribution of aid to developing countries in Africa is a contentious issue among economists and international policymakers. While giving aid to poverty-stricken countries may be seen as a generous act, it has been argued that doing so is not sustainable and does...

Economic Impact of the Syrian Refugee Crisis on Jordan

The Crisis From early in the 20th century, Jordanians have offered refuge to their neighbors fleeing violence, insurrections, or famine. Palestinians, Yemenis, Iraqis, Lebanese, Sudanese, Bosnian; all have found a home within Jordan’s borders. Yet for all this...

Helping the Homeless: Public-Private Partnerships in Los Angeles County

Can the public and private sectors effectively partner to provide temporary shelter assistance to the homeless? For the citizens of Los Angeles, California, this is no idle question. With 46,874 homeless, the “City of Flowers and Sunshine” is host to nearly 10% of the...