Challey Institute

We are dedicated to enhancing economic growth and opportunity.

Who We Are

We aim to advance understanding in the areas of innovation, trade and institutions to identify policies and solutions that enhance economic growth and opportunity.




Three Core Areas


Want to Be an Entrepreneur? Focus on What Gives Your Life Meaning

Are you trying to find the inner drive and inspiration to become an entrepreneur? We surveyed over 1,200 American adults from diverse backgrounds all over the country, seeking to understand the factors that lead people to pursue their entrepreneurial goals.




Op-Ed | Remember the Good Old Days? No Need to Feel Ashamed If You Do
By Dr. Clay Routledge, Wall Street Journal

Op-Ed | How to Harness Tribalism to Unify Americans
By Dr. Clay Roultedge and Ben Wilterdink, Merion West

Podcast | Meaning, Motivation, and Mobility
Ft. Dr. Clay Routledge, Archbridge Podcast

Article | Meaning and markets
By Drs. John Bitzan and Clay Routledge, The Bridge

Op-Ed | The U.S. has lots to lose and little to gain by banning TikTok and WeChat
By Dr. Jeremy Straub, The Conversation


Johan Norberg answers the question: Would the Swedish model work in the United States?


Who Is Proud To Be An American?

New research by Challey Scholar Dr. Clay Routledge published by the Archbridge Institute and Challey Institute.



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