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Peter Salins

Peter Salins is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, a former editor and contributor to City Journal, and an expert on housing, immigration, higher education, and New York City. He is currently University Professor of Political Science at Stony Brook University and director of its graduate program in public policy; and formerly, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs of the State University of New York system.

Salins is a fellow of the American Institute of Certified Planners and director of the Citizens Housing and Planning Council of New York. He served on Mayor Giulianiís Advisory Commission on the Health and Hospitals Corporation and prepared the mayorís transition committee report on the City Planning Commission. Salins has provided testimony to the U.S. Presidentís Commission on Housing and advised the White House domestic policy staff on urban policy. He has made numerous TV and radio appearances, including on The Charlie Rose Show and NPRís All Things Considered.

A former editor of the Journal of the American Planning Association, Salins is the author of The Smart Society: Strengthening Americaís Greatest Resource, Itís People (2014), as well as The Ecology of Housing Destruction: Economic Effects of Public Intervention in the Housing Market (1980), and Assimilation, American Style (1997); coauthor of Scarcity by Design: The Legacy of New York Cityís Housing Policies (1992); and editor of Housing Americaís Poor (1987), and New York Unbound: The City and Politics of the Future (1988). His articles have appeared in Commentary, Reason, Journal of the American Institute of Planners, New York Times, Public Interest, New Republic, and City Journal. Salins holds a B.A. in architecture, M.A. in planning, and a Ph.D. in metropolitan studies, all from Syracuse University.


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Barriers to Building
  • Rent Control’s Last Gasp City Journal, Winter 1997


  • Business and Economy
  • A Pain-Free Fix To Boost City Growth New York Post, 08-10-09
  • Capital Gains City Journal, Autumn 2011
  • Disability Insurance Reform: Ending Idleness As We Know It Forbes.com, 03-13-14
  • The Conservative Case For Legalizing America's Illegal Immigrants New York Post, 06-14-14


  • Economic Development
  • The Twilight of Rent Control? City Journal, Winter 1995
  • A Pain-Free Fix To Boost City Growth New York Post, 08-10-09
  • The Smart Society: Strengthening Americaís Greatest Resource, Its People Book, February 2014


  • Education
  • How the Universities Got This Way Minding the Campus, 02-02-10
  • Capital Gains City Journal, Autumn 2011
  • Preschool Really Is the Magic Bullet RealClearPolicy, 03-20-14


  • Ethnicity
  • Assimilation, American Style Book, 1996


  • Government Reform
  • Steady As She Goes City Journal, Winter 1995
  • Back to the Boroughs: Reinventing New York's Governments At Issue, Spring 1993


  • Graduation Rates
  • The Test Passes, Colleges Fail The New York Times, 11-17-08


  • Higher Education
  • The Test Passes, Colleges Fail The New York Times, 11-17-08


  • Housing and Redevelopment
  • The Twilight of Rent Control? City Journal, Winter 1995
  • Rent Control’s Last Gasp City Journal, Winter 1997
  • New York City's Housing Gap Civic Report, September 1996
  • The Best Christmas Present Washington Could Give New York Civic Bulletin, December 1994
  • New York City's Housing Gap Revisited Civic Report, February 2002
  • The Ecology of Housing Destruction Book, February 1980
  • Scarcity by Design: The Legacy of New York's Housing Policies Book, December 1992
  • New York City's Housing Gap: The Road to Recovery Rethinking Development Report, June 2004
  • There Is a Way to End The Housing Crunch New York Daily News, 02-27-02
  • NYC's Housing Gap: Squeezing the Middle Class New York Post, 07-01-04
  • A Pain-Free Fix To Boost City Growth New York Post, 08-10-09


  • Immigration
  • Use Social Security to Seal the Border The New York Times, 07-03-07
  • The 'Guest Worker' Folly Wall Street Journal, 06-06-07
  • Assimilation Nation The New York Times, 05-11-06
  • Capital Gains City Journal, Autumn 2011
  • Getting Real About Illegal Immigration Orange County Register, 04-29-14
  • The Conservative Case For Legalizing America's Illegal Immigrants New York Post, 06-14-14


  • Legal Issues
  • Rent Control’s Last Gasp City Journal, Winter 1997
  • Government by Decree: The High Cost of Letting Judges Make Policy Civil Justice Memo/Forum, November 1994
  • Simple Rules for a Complex Society City Journal, Winter 1993
  • Scarcity by Design: New York’s Failed Housing Policies At Issue, Winter 1993


  • National Politics
  • Disability Insurance Reform: Ending Idleness As We Know It Forbes.com, 03-13-14
  • Getting Real About Illegal Immigration Orange County Register, 04-29-14
  • The Conservative Case For Legalizing America's Illegal Immigrants New York Post, 06-14-14


  • New York City
  • Back to the Boroughs: Reinventing New York's Governments At Issue, Spring 1993


  • New York State
  • Rent Control’s Last Gasp City Journal, Winter 1997
  • Back to the Boroughs: Reinventing New York's Governments At Issue, Spring 1993


  • NYC Economy
  • Dark Tax Cloud Still Looms Over N.Y.C. New York Daily News, 02-01-07
  • A Pain-Free Fix To Boost City Growth New York Post, 08-10-09


  • NYC Schools
  • The Test Passes, Colleges Fail The New York Times, 11-17-08


  • Poverty
  • Preschool Really Is the Magic Bullet RealClearPolicy, 03-20-14


  • Regulation
  • Rent Control’s Last Gasp City Journal, Winter 1997
  • The Best Christmas Present Washington Could Give New York Civic Bulletin, December 1994


  • Regulation through Litigation
  • Government by Decree: The High Cost of Letting Judges Make Policy Civil Justice Memo/Forum, November 1994


  • School Curriculum and Programs
  • Simple Rules for a Complex Society City Journal, Winter 1993
  • Scarcity by Design: New York’s Failed Housing Policies At Issue, Winter 1993
  • Capital Gains City Journal, Autumn 2011


  • Taxes and Budget
  • New Jersey Income Tax Cut Led to Savings, Not Rise in Local Taxes Civic Report, March 1996


  • Urban Issues
  • New York Unbound: The City and the Politics of the Future Book, November 1988
  • Scarcity by Design: The Legacy of New York's Housing Policies Book, December 1992


  • Welfare
  • Pound Foolish City Journal, Spring 1995


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