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In the News

'Threat of the first order'

with George P. Shultzvia Daily Princetonian
Friday, September 29, 2006

With the world "on the cusp of a new era of nuclear danger," international governing bodies "in crisis" and the prospect of a worldwide disease epidemic posing "a national security threat of the first order," the United States must make dramatic policy changes to ensure Americans' safety, a report released Wednesday by the Wilson School's Princeton Project on National Security argues...

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The Choice: A Longer Life or More Stuff

via New York Times
Thursday, September 28, 2006

The most authoritative report on the cost of health insurance came out yesterday, and it’s sure to cause some new outrage...

In the News

Ted Koppel to moderate roundtable on global threats

with George P. Shultz, William J. Perryvia Stanford Report
Wednesday, September 27, 2006

Veteran news anchor and Stanford alumnus Ted Koppel will moderate a roundtable exploring global threats from terrorism and nuclear proliferation to potential pandemics, our global dependence on foreign oil from volatile regions and the unsettling implications of an interconnected, global society...

In the News

West Nile Virus: Time for DDT?

with Alice L. Millervia Hoover Daily Report
Friday, September 1, 2006

We usually think of mosquitoes in terms of buzz and itch...

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Making Health Care the Engine That Drives the Economy

with Robert E. Hallvia New York Times
Tuesday, August 22, 2006

Angus Deaton, an economist at Princeton, had a hip replacement last year...

Analysis and Commentary

The FDA's Marijuana Problem

by Charles L. Hoopervia TCS Daily
Friday, August 18, 2006

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has a marijuana problem…

Analysis and Commentary

Money, Momentum, and the Gates Foundation

by Paul T. Hillvia Education Week
Wednesday, August 9, 2006

News stories about Warren E. Buffett’s huge donation to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, announced in June, tended to cite the foundation’s successes in international health…

Kidney Beancounters

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Hoover Digest
Sunday, July 30, 2006

The economics of organ donations. By Richard A. Epstein.

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Reefer Sanity

by Henry I. Millervia Hoover Digest
Sunday, July 30, 2006

The FDA's rejection of medical marijuana was based on sound science, not politics. Will wonders never cease? By Henry I. Miller.

The Case for High-Deductible Insurance

by Scott W. Atlasvia Hoover Digest
Sunday, July 30, 2006

When consumers are given choices, they purchase approriately valued health insurance. Score one for the marketplace. By Scott W. Atlas.


Health Care Policy Working Group

The Working Group on Health Care Policy devises public policies that enable more Americans to get better value for their health care dollar and foster appropriate innovations that will extend and improve life.