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Perspectives On Policy: Lowering The Cost Of Health Care

by Scott W. Atlasvia PolicyEd
Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Broad access to quality health care starts with making it less expensive through increased competition and eliminating harmful regulations.

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Sumner On China; Trade In Ideas

by John H. Cochrane via Grumpy Economist
Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Scott Sumner, also reviewing Summers on China, makes a few excellent points. Growth comes from within. Trade is not conquest.

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Law’s Attrition, Virtue’s Abnegation

by Adam J. Whitevia Yale Journal on Regulation
Tuesday, December 4, 2018

In September, I was one of several scholars invited to give some short remarks on Adrian Vermeule’s controversial and challenging book, Law’s Abnegation, at the Villanova Law School. After I posted my remarks to a personal web site, Professor Chris Walker very kindly invited me to cross-post them here.

Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Summers On China

by John H. Cochrane via Grumpy Economist
Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Larry Summers has a good Financial Times oped on the same subject, titled "Washington may bluster but cannot stifle the Chinese economy." He puts well the point of my previous post: At the heart of the US’s problem in defining an economic strategy towards China is the following awkward fact. Suppose China had been fully compliant with every trade and investment rule and had been as open to the world as the most open countries at its income level.

Analysis and Commentary

The Education Exchange: Inside Government With Erica Suares

by Paul E. Petersonvia The Education Exchange
Monday, December 3, 2018

Erica Suares, Senior Policy Advisor to the Senate Majority Leader, Senator Mitch McConnell, sits down with Paul E. Peterson to discuss some of the inner workings of legislation in the Senate, including how the tax reform bill came together and what's on the horizon for higher education and school choice.

Interviews
Interviews

Bill Whalen On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Bill Whalenvia The John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Bill Whalen discusses the new governor of California, Gavin Newsom.

In the News
In the News

A Sensible Government Knows When To Back Off: Raghuram Rajan

featuring Raghuram Rajanvia Quartz India
Tuesday, December 4, 2018

India’s former “rockstar central banker”, Raghuram Rajan, has a word of advice for the Narendra Modi government in the backdrop of its strained relations with the central bank: “the sensible government knows when to back off.”

In the News

Qualcomm, NXP Gain As Trade Truce Lights A Fire Under Stocks

featuring Raghuram Rajanvia Barrons
Monday, December 3, 2018

Truce! China and the U.S. agreed to go to the negotiating table before additional tariffs hit products bound for the U.S. That’s the good news. The bad news is they have three months to work out a deal. The Wall Street Journal reported that Chinese officials would also consider the previously unapproved merger between Qualcomm (ticker: QCOM) and NXP Semiconductors (NXPI).