About Us

The Ethan Allen Institute is Vermont’s free-market public policy research and education organization. Founded in 1993, we are one of fifty-plus similar but independent state-level, public policy organizations around the country which exchange ideas and information through the State Policy Network.
Read more...

Latest News

10-20-14 – To Have And To Have More

posted by Chris Campion Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin, when not busily touting the successes of his single-payer campaign, recently spoke about how vital the tourism industry is to Vermont, and...

10-15-14 – Teachers Love School Choice – For Themselves

posted by Rob Roper The Stowe school board announced this week that a long-time benefit for teachers who live out of town is about to end – school...

10-15-14 – Hong Kong’s Lessons for Taiwan

By John J. MetzlerUNITED NATIONS–Hong Kong has always been a city of contrasts.  Wealth, a free economy, a feisty media, and the rule of law, have always contrasted...

10-13-14 – Obscenity Redefined

posted by Chris Campion The Senator with the most obscene haircut in 2014 recently complained, again, about the “incredible and obscene” level of wealth inequality in the US.  Despite...

10-10-14 – Measure Government Outcome

by Frank Mazur A few months ago, Rep. Paul Ryan, former GOP candidate for Vice President, offered a thoughtful strategy giving the anti-poverty programs a new direction.  These...

Video