NCPA: Daily Policy Digest 12-15-2009

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Daily Policy Digest

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

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Health Issues

MEDICARE AT 55

There will be many unintended consequences if Medicare is extended to include the 55- to 64-year-old population, say economists Andrew J. Rettenmaier and Thomas R. Saving...

PRIVATE ENTERPRISE RESEARCH CENTER AT TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY/NATIONAL CENTER FOR POLICY ANALYSIS

Health Issues

MEDICARE EXPANSION WON'T GET US THERE

Expanding Medicare does not solve the nation's health care crisis, but compounds it, say observers...

THE MAYO CLINIC

Federal Spending & Budget Issues

IS KEYNESIAN STIMULUS WORKING?

The deficit-fueled Keynesian approach to economic recovery is not working, says Chris Edwards, an expert on federal and state tax and budget issues...

CATO INSTITUTE

Federal Spending & Budget Issues

COMMISSION OUTLINES PLAN TO REDUCE DEBT

Policymakers can stabilize public debt through a six-step plan, according to the Peterson-Pew Commission on Budget Reform...

WALL STREET JOURNAL

Economic Issues

WELCOME TO THE REAL WORLD

For decades, America's public-sector workers have been coddled and spoiled; the recession may change that, say observers...

THE ECONOMIST

Economic Issues

WHAT IT DOESN'T TAKE TO GROW MICHIGAN

You don't grow the economy by growing the number of college graduates, says James M. Hohman, a fiscal policy analyst...

MACKINAC CENTER/GRAND RAPIDS OPINION

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