AIER educates Americans on the value of personal freedom, free enterprise, property rights, limited government and sound money. Our ongoing scientific research demonstrates the importance of these principles in advancing peace, prosperity and human progress.

about us


William J. Luther, PhD
Sunday, February 25th, 2018

Do we need more government oversight for bitcoin? In a recent point-counterpoint debate, AEI's Paul Kupiec and AIER's William Luther square off.

Latest research

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018
AIER’s Everyday Price Index (EPI) jumped 0.7 percent in January following a 0.2 percent decline in December.
Friday, January 12th, 2018
AIER’s Everyday Price Index (EPI) fell 0.2 percent in December following a 0.2 percent rise in November.
Thursday, January 11th, 2018
AIER’s Business Cycle Conditions Leading Indicators index held at 92 in December, matching the highest level since 2014 and the best multi-month performance since a ru

More from AIER