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Health Insurers Shift More Costs To Taxpayers In Obamacare Exchanges

Some health insurers have quickly learned how to shift more costs onto taxpayers...

Is Consumer-Driven Health Care Going the Wrong Way?

While there has been significant growth in patients’ direct payments for health care, it is increasingly malformed...

Texas Grid and U.S. National Security

NCPA Senior Fellow David Grantham spoke at the 2016 Texas Grid Security Summit in Austin on the importance of Texas to U.S. national security...

The Real Significance of Harriett Tubman's Image on the $20 Bill

If there is to be someone replacing Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill, Harriett Tubman is about as fine a choice as one can make...

Texas Under Trump

NCPA Senior Fellow Pam Villarreal outlines the possible impacts of presidential candidate Donald Trump’s tax proposal in this article in the Trail Blazers Blog at Dallas Morning News...

Why Is Wage Growth So Slow? Part I

Wages have grown at a mere 2 percent a year since 2012. But this does not necessarily mean that employers are being stingy...

Why Is Wage Growth So Slow? Part II

While some policymakers may just shrug and insist that slow wage and GDP growth are the “new normal,” others seem to believe that simply waving the magic $15 minimum wage wand will fix everything. Both are wrong...

The Texas Grid and U.S. National Security

Texas is the only state with a self-contained electric grid. An EMP attack that renders the grid inoperable will have devastating consequences for the country’s defense posture...

Gross Domestic Product: Health Services Over One Third of Growth

Last week's advance estimate of GDP for the first quarter (usually subject to significant future revision) showed very weak growth dominated by spending on health services...

Health Status Related to Income, Not Insurance

An extremely thorough analysis of changes in incomes and mortality in the United States, 2001 through 2014, demonstrates how important incomes are to health status...


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