Wisconsin Policy Research Institute

Wisconsin Policy Research Institute is a non-profit conservative think tank advocating free market economics in the state of Wisconsin. The organization is based in Hartland, Wisconsin, a suburb of Milwaukee.

It has played a prominent role in the development of the state's school voucher program and has formulated recommendations for state prison policy.

Other articles related to "policy":

Investment Policy - Policy Drivers
... Investment policy in many nations is tied to immigration policy, either due to a desire to prevent human capital flight by forcing investors to keep local assets in local ... A frequent criticism of such joint immigration-investment policy is that they encourage organized crime by providing incentive for money-laundering ...
Industrial Policy - Criticism
... The main criticism against industrial policy arises from the concept of government failure ... Industrial policy is seen as harmful as governments lack the required information, capabilities and incentives to successfully determine whether the benefits ... can be captured by vested interests, leading to industrial policy would only supporting rent-seeking the political elite, while distorting the efficient allocation of resources by market forces at the same time ...
Dean Acheson - Cold War Diplomacy
... Acheson devised the policy and wrote Truman's 1947 request to Congress for aid to Greece and Turkey, a speech which stressed the dangers of totalitarianism rather than Soviet aggression and marked the fundamental ... first formulated by George Kennan, who served as the head of Acheson's Policy Planning Staff ... formation of NATO was a dramatic departure from historic American foreign policy goals of avoiding any "entangling alliances." ...
Irish War Of Independence - Course of The War - Violence Spreads
... So far as the mass of people are concerned, the policy of the day is not active but a passive policy ... Their policy is not so much to attack the Government as to ignore it and to build up a new government by its side ...
Virgin Australia - Controversies
... In May 2006 a controversy arose over Virgin Blue's policy with regard to passengers with disabilities ... Former Chief Executive Brett Godfrey affirmed the policy of the company that passengers who were "unable to look after themselves on board should travel with carers" ... Opportunity Commission, Virgin Blue backed down from this policy, agreeing to limit it to passengers weighing over 130 kg ...

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