Daily Policy Digest
|The Politicization of American Universities
American universities have become politicized to the extent that academic standards have been plunging...
|Connected Care Cuts Costs; But Can It Overcome Inertia?
"Connected care" technologies cut costs. Yet, uptake so far has been limited.
|U.S. House Energy Bill
The 2015 energy bill would modernize energy infrastructure, build a 21st century energy and manufacturing workforce, bolster America's energy security and diplomacy and promote energy efficiency and government accountability.
|Technology and Economic Growth in the Information Age
The price tag for sending one trillion bits of information decreased from $150,000 to 17 cents in just 30 years, writes Stevi Knight...
|One in Five Physicians Say No to New Medicare Patients
21 percent of doctors are not taking new Medicare patients and 14 percent are not taking new privately insured patients, says John R. Graham...
|Beneficiary of Billions from Green Fuels Program Files for Creditor Protection
Another renewable energy company bites the dust after taking billions in U.S. tax dollars, writes Belinda Silva...
|Big Jump in Public Health Facilities Construction in October
Construction of public health facilities increased 4.3 percent in just one month, according to John R. Graham...
|Exporting U.S. Inflation
To mitigate the impact of the 2008 financial crisis the Federal Reserve adopted an expansionary monetary policy. However, this policy had some repercussions on the global economy...
|Texas Gold Is Coming Home
In June of 2015, Texas Governor Greg Abbot signed House Bill 483 which establishes the first state-level gold bullion and precious metal depository...
|Health Services Accounts for 30 Percent of all Services Growth
Health services spending grew 5.4 percent over the last four quarters...