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|Indian Patients Lose under Indian Patent Regime
Because few drugs receive strong patent protection, drug makers are loath to sell their medicines in India...
|When Spending More Can Save Money
After the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2011, the United States' $128 billion surplus was quickly overtaken by a recession...
|Has Obamacare Lowered Premiums?
Many Obamacare supporters are rallying around a recent survey of health care premiums that indicates prices are falling...
|The EPA's Misleading Cost-Benefit Calculations
When the Environmental Protection Agency issues new regulations, it sometimes provides an estimate of costs and benefits. But, according to a new report, the agency's calculations are not all that they appear...
|California's High Speed Rail Project a Financial Disaster
California is plowing forward with its high speed rail plan, despite the fact that it lacks the funds to pay for the project...
|Unemployment Is Down Because Fewer Americans Are Looking for Work
Because of the way that unemployment is measured, the falling unemployment rate overstates the health of the American labor market...
|Experimenting with ESAs in Florida and Arizona
Parents have used Education Savings Accounts funds to customize education for their children, many of whom have seen their children blossom after years of struggling in the one-size-fits-all public education system...
|What Has Obamacare Cost Small Business Workers? $22.6 Billion
On average, employees in firms with 50 to 99 employees lose $935 annually due to Obamacare...
|Pennsylvania Taxpayers Hit with Pension Costs
Pennsylvania taxpayers will soon be hit with a barrage of new taxes to pay for public employees' retiree benefits...