Economic Thinking Posts on Debate Topics


Federal Piper May Call for New College Tunes

Upper-income American pay the largest percentage of federal income taxes, so perhaps feel justified when they children benefit from federally-subsidized universities. Federal funding has taken the major role in funding higher education, and also that funding has also...


Where Do Federal Education Dollars Go?

Debaters looking to reform federal education funding or regulations should know where federal education dollars flow now. “Federal Education Funding: Where Does the Money Go?,” (US News, January 14, 2016), offers an overview with helpful...


Federal Transportation Policy

Economic principles and history are at the center of the Stoa transportation topic:  Resolved: The United States federal government should substantially reform its transportation policy. Previous Astounding Ideas/Economic Thinking posts include: • Free Money for...