Lifting Barriers. Lifting Lives.

 

Increasing opportunities for social mobility and human flourishing is the defining challenge of our time. Through rigorous academic research, sound public policy solutions, and reviving the spirit of entrepreneurship, the Archbridge Institute works to empower individuals to achieve better, richer, and fuller lives by identifying and removing the barriers
that constrain their potential.

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The Archbridge Institute conducts multidisciplinary academic and policy research on artificial and natural barriers to social mobility and human flourishing, seeking to drive a consensus on these factors in the academic and policy community.

Marginal Tax Rates and Economic Opportunity

Marginal Tax Rates and Economic Opportunity

Click here to open the PDF in a new tab. Key Findings: The marginal tax wedge is relevant for understanding how workers might benefit (or not) from an increase in pay once taxes enter the picture. Marginal tax wedges might deter workers from pursuing additional income...

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American Originals

Ahmet Ertegun: America’s Greatest Music Man

Ahmet Ertegun: America’s Greatest Music Man

Ahmet Ertegun did as much as anyone to shape the popular music that serves as the soundtrack for our daily lives. As the founder and leader of Atlantic Records for almost sixty years, he brought us artists from Ray Charles and Aretha Franklin to Crosby, Stills, Nash,...

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From Hero to Hated: America’s Most Tragic Entrepreneur

From Hero to Hated: America’s Most Tragic Entrepreneur

Few business leaders or entrepreneurs in American history have done more to enable progress and prosperity than Samuel Insull, a name little known today. Yet eighty years ago, he was one of the most famous people in America and Europe—and one of the most despised....

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Happening Now

The Psychology of Progress

The Psychology of Progress

This article was originally published in Discourse Magazine In this installment of a series on liberalism, Benjamin Klutsey, the director of the Program on Pluralism and Civil Exchange at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, talks with Clay Routledge, a...

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