Mercatus Center Research on Presidential Priorities

President Joe Biden delivered his first State of the Union address on March 1, 2022. During his speech, President Biden outlined his policy priorities moving forward. Scholars at the Mercatus Center have spent decades researching and analyzing many of the economic policies discussed by the president. Below are links to relevant work by Mercatus Center scholars.


Deficit Reduction:


U.S. Innovation and Competition Act/America COMPETES Act (technology innovation/China competition):

Minimum Wage:

Global Minimum Tax:

Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health (ARPA-H):

PRO Act/Labor:

“Buy American”:

Affordable Housing:


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