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Scary, Scary IPAB

Americans knew that when they were told that they needed to pass the healthcare law in order to see what was in the healthcare law, we were in for some deep piles of “youknowwhatssits”. 615 more words

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Bill to Repeal IPAB to be Announced

Sources in Washington D.C. have informed TMCV that Congressman Bruce Poliquin intends to announce the end of this week, possibly Thursday morning, that he is an original co-sponsor of a bill… 337 more words

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Can Egypt Do Better at Business Than Democracy?

Egypt can realize its economic potential if the government continues reforms, the exchange rate depreciates and more women enter the workforce.

from Bloomberg View – Articles by Peter R. Orszag

Peter Orszag

To Fight Inequality, Tax Land

In responding to inequality, policy makers should recognize the difference between wealth, which includes land, and productive capital, which doesn’t.

from Bloomberg View – Articles by Peter R. Orszag

Peter Orszag

Scott Walker's Risky College Experiment

Governor Scott Walker’s proposal to cut $300 million from the University of Wisconsin’s budget over the next two years is part of a broader trend in which states have drastically reduced their support for higher education. 8 more words

Peter Orszag

The Cost-Cutting Power of Medicare

Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell has set smart goals for turning Medicare’s payment system away from the bad old fee-for-service model.

from Bloomberg View – Articles by Peter R. Orszag

Peter Orszag

Obama Should Push to Give Workers a Stake

Here’s a good idea that I’d like to see prominent in President Barack Obama’s State of the Union speech tonight: shared capitalism.

from Bloomberg View – Articles by Peter R. Orszag

Peter Orszag