Alex Muresianu was a summer 2019 journalism intern at Reason. He spent the summer of 2018 as a federal policy intern at the Tax Foundation, and more recently worked as an Akin Fellow of Digital Media and Analytics at the Pioneer Institute in Boston. He is also a member of the Young Voices writing program, through which he has written pieces for National Review Online, The Orange County Register, The American Conservative, The Detroit News, The Federalist, the Washington Examiner, and other websites and newspapers across the country. He is now a policy analyst at Tax Foundation.
Latest from Alex Muresianu
A weekend where a few items are free of sales taxes is a poor substitute for permanent reforms.
Yang wants to bail out malls that are struggling to compete with online retailers, but Amazon is already putting some of those dead retail spaces to better use.
Delaney on Medicare for All: 'This Isn't About Health Care, This Is an Anti-Private Sector Strategy'
The former Maryland congressman criticized the progressive wing of the Democratic Party for embracing such expansive government involvement.
And it's actually kind of great.
The reason: Immigrants help increase labor demand as well as labor supply.
Many innovations' benefits aren't captured by the GDP.
Previously, hair braiders were required to spend 1,500 hours taking cosmetology classes.
Unclear and contradictory procedure guidelines slowed down relief efforts in Puerto Rico in 2017. Will it happen again this year? Probably.
Misleading media coverage took an immediate toll on the island's important tourism industry.
Nonpartisan and center-left groups are casting doubt on the Vermont senator's revenue estimates.
Gov. Tom Wolf just signed a bill to recognize occupational licenses obtained in different parts of the country.
Economists debunk the state government's claims about the size of the film industry.
He might not be polling well, but his proposal on health care draws on work from prominent libertarian economists.
Warren proposes giving grants to minority-owned small businesses, but regulations she supported reduced access to capital for aspiring entrepreneurs.
A local development study didn't evaluate whether government incentives had anything to do with a business's decision to invest.
There's no need for most federal agencies to be stationed in the nation's capital, one of the most expensive cities in the country.
"Show me the majority for cutting spending," he says.
Consolidation in hospital markets is one cause of rising healthcare costs.
Those claiming that elevators are a public safety risk likely have ulterior motives.
Polis vetoed licensing requirements for HOA managers, sports agents, and genetic counselors. That's not sitting well with some members of his own party.
The Democratic hopeful has a plan for everything. Will her plans add up?
Voters will decide next year whether to impose it.
Who could have predicted this?