Daily Policy Digest

Medicare Cut to Fund Obamacare

Medicare spending will see a $455 billion cut over the next decade, which would finance almost half of Obamacare spending...

Indiana: The Nation's Largest School Choice Voucher State

Some 29,000 students are participating in the Choice Scholarship Program in 2014-15 compared with 19,809 students participating in 2013-14...

Energy Parallels and Peak Oil

OPEC chose to raise oil production, thinking demand for their product would cause prices to increase. They were wrong...

Understanding International Trade and Financial Markets is Key for Globalization

For countries that do not appropriately anchor inflation, stabilizing the exchange rate through monetary policy will substantially increase macro instability and reduce overall welfare...

Venezuela's Oil Troubles Will Not Be Over Soon

Despite the price of oil multiplying by a factor of twelve since Chávez rose to power in 1999, Venezuela has been producing a million barrels less per day than before Chavez took power...

Health Savings Accounts: A Better Idea than Mandated Sick Pay

Congress should expand HSA eligibility to all workers, and allow their use to fund a wide variety of medical needs...

Nation's Budget is Still in Danger in the Long-Term

Spending on Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security together with net interest is projected to account for 85 percent of spending growth according to the CBO...

Oil and Gas Workers May be Paid More to be Less Happy than Their Green-Jobs Counterparts

It does not take a scientist to see that members of the oil and gas industry are typically paid much more than their green-collar counterparts...

Educating Girls in the Middle East Brings Stability to the Region

Education improvements must be available to girls, even in the most poverty-stricken areas of the Arab world...

No, Obamacare Has Not Fixed Healthcare Inflation

Giving Obamacare credit for the recent lull in health prices is quite a stretch...


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