Daily Policy Digest

U.S. Fiscal Gap Is Unsustainable

The Congressional Budget Office estimates that our debt will reach 200 percent of gross domestic product (up from 73 percent today) by 2038 if the current fiscal gap situation continues...

Health Care Law Will Mean 2 Million Fewer Workers

By 2021, the number of full-time positions will be reduced by 2.3 million because of the Affordable Care Act...

Sweden's Swing toward a Free Market

In the 1990s, Sweden elected its first conservative government since World War II, which began cutting taxes on businesses and individuals; since then, entrepreneurs have emerged...

Bad Analysis Hurts Technology Policy

Developing technology policy is difficult because it requires an understanding of law, economics, engineering and policy analysis, and few people have expertise across all of those fields...

Keystone XL Won't Worsen Climate Change

In its final environmental review, the U.S. State Department found the Canada-U.S. oil pipeline would not greatly increase carbon emissions because the oil sands in Alberta will be developed anyway...

Nuances of School Choice

Parents exercise one of the most popular forms of "school choice" just by choosing where to live...

Medicaid Waivers' Role in Innovation

Some have suggested that a quicker, easier process would lead more states to file for Medicaid waivers to test out new innovations...

Taxpayers Covering Insurance Companies' Losses

Taxpayers are on the hook for insurance companies' unexpected costs...

Europe's Renewable Energy Lesson

The average electricity price paid by European industrial firms rose by 16.7 percent between 2008 and 2012...

Let States Decide Minimum Wage

A federal minimum wage that is actually high enough to help people in expensive states would be so high that it would hurt low-skilled workers in low-cost states...


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