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Hoover Digest articles by John F. Cogan

April 21, 2014

A Policy too Far

Yes, we need to make affordable health insurance available. But to do so we need to scrap the “cover everything” mentality.

January 25, 2013

Start Now

This should be the president’s overwhelming top priority: deal with the looming debt. By George P. Shultz, Michael J. Boskin, John F. Cogan, Allan H. Meltzer, and John B. Taylor.

August 13, 2012

A Golden Opportunity

man sitting on California
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Can’t anyone free California from deficits and dysfunction? By Michael J. Boskin and John F. Cogan.

August 13, 2012

Free-Market Medicine

A simple treatment for soaring costs and infectious bureaucracy. By John F. Cogan, R. Glenn Hubbard, and Daniel P. Kessler.

October 12, 2011

The Gilded Safety Net

Mr Moneybags
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The next wave of retirees will be, on the whole, very comfortable—think of them as million-dollar baby boomers. Why should the young have to shell out for them? By John F. Cogan.

July 13, 2011

Doctored Numbers

Doctored Numbers
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The key justification for ObamaCare is “cost shifting”—that the insured pay a hidden tax to support the uninsured. But for the most part, such a shift does not, in fact, take place. By John F. Cogan, R. Glenn Hubbard, and Daniel P. Kessler.

March 29, 2011

The Money-Go-Round

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More evidence that stimulus thinking is wishful thinking. By John F. Cogan and John B. Taylor.

January 12, 2011

An End to the Quick Fixes

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Our return to prosperity depends on permanent tax cuts, predictable policies, and sane deficits. By George P. Shultz, Michael J. Boskin, John F. Cogan, Allan Meltzer, and John B. Taylor.