Regular readers of, the flagship publication of the former Center on Finance, Insurance and Real Estate, may have noticed some changes around these parts. Now that we have completed our transition to become the R Street Institute, OOTS (as it was affectionately known) has been moved here to our new digs at and rechristened the Word on the Street blog. We’ll continue to provide you with the same sorts of free market news and analysis we always have, although we expect our focus may broaden beyond the finance and insurance issues we’ve historically covered as R Street takes on research in new subject areas.

We hope you enjoy our new home as much as we are!

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