NCPA: Daily Policy Digest 1-29-2010

National Center for Policy Analysis

National Center for Policy Analysis

Daily Policy Digest

Friday, January 29, 2010

There are more than 500,000 subscribers that receive the Daily Policy Digest. Help us hit 1 million by Forwarding to a Friend.

Federal Spending & Budget Issues

ESTIMATING THE FISCAL GAP USING GENERATIONAL ACCOUNTING

Uncle Sam is broke, says Laurence J. Kotlikoff, a professor of economics at Boston University and a senior fellow with the NCPA...

NATIONAL CENTER FOR POLICY ANALYSIS

Health Issues

A NEW APPROACH TO HEALTH REFORM

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) has an idea to fix health reform that doesn't involve specifying what coverage people must buy, says Diana Furchtgott-Roth, an Adjunct Fellow with the Manhattan Institute...

REAL CLEAR MARKETS

Health Issues

A SECOND NEW APPROACH TO HEALTH REFORM

Rep. Tom Price's (R-Ga.) health care reform bill allows -- but does not require -- employers to offer a sum to workers so that they can purchase whatever insurance plan they choose, says Diana Furchtgott-Roth, an Adjunct Fellow with the Manhattan Institute...

REAL CLEAR MARKETS

Federal Spending & Budget Issues

INCOME ANGST? NOT FOR PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

A public-pension tsunami is beginning to inundate government budgets at every level, says columnist Jeff Jacoby...

BOSTON GLOBE

Health Issues

DOES BETTER HEALTH CARE MEAN HIGHER COSTS?

Medical innovation boosts life expectancy, not spending, concludes Frank Lichtenberg, an economist with Columbia University...

REASON

Health Issues

OVERWEIGHT ADULTS AGE 70 OR OLDER ARE LESS LIKELY TO DIE OVER A 10-YEAR PERIOD

Being over 70 and overweight may add years to your life, say researchers...

JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN GERIATRICS SOCIETY/SCIENCE DAILY

About the DPD

NCPA's Daily Policy Digest brings you the most wide-ranging public policy findings five times a week at no charge. DPD knows your time is valuable, so we find and summarize the most topical public policy issues from today's newspapers, magazines, websites, government reports, scholarly journals and think tanks.

Visit the DPD Archives

Visit the NCPA website

The John Goodman Health Blog
A new Consumer-Directed Health Care Blog.

NCPA Events

David M. Walker - Friday, January 29, 2010

David M. Walker, President and CEO, Peter G. Peterson Foundation and former Comptroller of the United States, will discuss his new book Comeback America: Turning the Country Around and Restoring Fiscal Responsibility

Mitt Romney - Thursday, March 18, 2010

Mitt Romney, former Governor of Massachusetts and former Republican Candidate for President of the United States, will discuss his new book No Apology: The Case for American Greatness

Connect with the NCPA on:

Please do not reply to this email address as it is not monitored. For a list of NCPA departments and corresponding email addresses, please visit www.ncpa.org/contact.

We depend on the financial support of individuals. We need your help to continue our work. Join the NCPA today!

Dallas Headquarters
12770 Coit Rd., Suite 800
Dallas, TX 75251-1339
Phone: (972) 386-6272
Fax: (972) 386-0924

Copyright 2003-2010 National Center for Policy Analysis - All rights reserved

Popular posts from this blog

PASSIVE - Earn Bitcoins, USDollars and Euros with Sport Arbitrage

Special notice and invitation to my Encore Facebook Boot Camp

Mail The World From Downunder!