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Earned Fortunes

by Robert J. Barrovia Hoover Digest
Friday, October 19, 2007

Bill Gates's efforts to help the poor are praiseworthy, but his real success at worldwide wealth creation is Microsoft itself. By Robert J. Barro.

Tragically Wrong

by Arthur Allenvia Hoover Digest
Friday, October 19, 2007

Thousands of parents are convinced that a routine vaccination made their children autistic. Now, many of those parents are taking their claims to court. Unfortunately, emotion, not science, may prevail. By Arthur Allen.

Managing the Health Care Myth

by Scott W. Atlasvia Hoover Digest
Friday, October 19, 2007

If it’s a free market, why does the U.S. health care system keep its patients in the dark about costs? By Scott W. Atlas.

The FDA’s Risky Risk-Aversion

by Henry I. Miller, David R. Hendersonvia Policy Review
Tuesday, October 2, 2007

Misplaced priorities for drug approval

Friends and the Law

by Ethan J. Leibvia Policy Review
Monday, October 1, 2007

Can public policy support the institution of friendship?

Supply, Demand, and Kidney Transplants

by Sally Satelvia Policy Review
Monday, July 30, 2007

A bad incentive structure creates a dire shortage

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Dollars to Doughnuts

by Jay Bhattacharyavia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Lots of Americans are overweight, but obesity is not a public health crisis. By Jay Bhattacharya.

Progress by Small Steps

by Scott W. Atlasvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, June 19, 2007

“Microloans” already help people in the Third World escape from poverty. Now “micropayments” are helping them get health care. By Scott W. Atlas.

Obstacle Course for the Sick

by Henry I. Millervia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, June 19, 2007

On drug approval, what we need from the FDA is not perfection but consistency. By Henry I. Miller.

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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.