NCPA: Daily Policy Digest 10-20-2009

National Center for Policy Analysis

National Center for Policy Analysis

Daily Policy Digest

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Health Issues

SWISS HEALTH CARE: THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY

One of the good things about the Swiss health care system is that it is predominantly private; individuals are required to buy insurance and almost all of them do, says John C. Goodman, President, CEO and the Kellye Wright Fellow with the NCPA...

NATIONAL CENTER FOR POLICY ANALYSIS

Global Warming

TIME FOR INACTION ON GLOBAL WARMING

Congress should consider the costs before passing "cap and trade," says Pete du Pont, Chairman of the Board for the National Center for Policy Analysis and former governor of Delaware...

ONLINE JOURNAL

Health Issues

HEALTH COSTS AND HISTORY

Every member of Congress who votes for the new health care entitlement is guaranteeing larger deficits and higher taxes far into the future, say observers...

WALL STREET JOURNAL

Health Issues

WHY HEALTH CARE IS SO EXPENSIVE IN NEW YORK

New York's private individual insurance market is among the nation's most expensive and highly regulated, say Stephen T. Parente, a professor of finance at the University of Minnesota, and Tarren Bragdon, an adjunct fellow at the Manhattan Institute and chief executive officer of the Maine Heritage Policy Center...

WALL STREET JOURNAL

Economic Issues

WHO'S GOING TO GET THE JOBS MACHINE GOING?

To get Americans working again, we should scour government for policies that discourage job creation, say economists Larry Mishel and Kenneth Rogoff...

WASHINGTON POST

Economic Issues

WHY THINGS WILL FEEL WORSE AS THEY GET BETTER: THE DOWNSIDE OF GROWING CONSUMPTION EQUALITY

The better off we are, the more we spend and focus attention on consuming items which are less amenable to economic and technological fixes, says economist John V. C. Nye...

CATO UNBOUND

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