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Brexit Shows Science and Politics Don’t Mix

By Patrick J. Michaels and David E. Wojick. Real Clear World. July 18, 2016.

No, Guns Are Not A ‘Public Health Crisis’

By Trevor Burrus. June 16, 2016.

Confusion at Science?

By Patrick J. Michaels and David E. Wojick. March 5, 2016.

Cato Studies

Public Policy Evaluation in the Face of Strong Prior Beliefs: The Case of Electric Cars

By Stephen P. Holland, Erin T. Mansur, Nicholas Z. Muller, & Andrew J. Yates. Research Briefs in Economic Policy No. 34. September 9, 2015.

Scientific Misconduct: The Manipulation of Evidence for Political Advocacy in Health Care and Climate Policy

By George Avery. Briefing Paper No. 117. February 8, 2010.

Bending the Productivity Curve: Why America Leads the World in Medical Innovation

By Glen Whitman and Raymond Raad. Policy Analysis No. 654. November 18, 2009.

Public Filings

Scientific Report of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee

By Patrick J. Michaels and Paul C. “Chip” Knappenberger. Public Comments. May 8, 2015.

NASA and Mission to Planet Earth

By Edward L. Hudgins. Testimony. March 19, 1997.

Cato Reviews & Journals

Safety at Any Price?

Phil Murray. Regulation. Fall 2016.

Could PAYGOEnd the Prohibition on Paying Organ Donors?

Ike Brannon and Sam Batkins. Regulation. Spring 2016.

The Federal Experiment with Evidence-Based Funding

Philip G. Peters Jr.. Regulation. Winter 2015-2016.


Why Six Presidents Opposed State-Sponsored Science — And Why You Should Too

Featuring Terence Kealey. July 11, 2016. Capitol Hill Briefing.

GMOs and the Future of the Global Food Supply and Medical Innovations

Featuring Marian L. Tupy. January 20, 2016. Policy Forum.

#Cato Connects: Trevor Butterworth, Director of Sense About Science USA

Featuring Caleb O. Brown. September 14, 2015. Cato Connects.

Cato Unbound

The Case against Public Science

By Terence Kealey. August 2013.