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Interviews

Henry Miller: This Year's Influenza A & What Is To Be Done?

interview with Henry I. Millervia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, January 18, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Henry Miller discusses a  virulent strain of the flu this year called H3N2, as well as a need to accelerate research on the holy grail of flu prevention: a "universal" vaccine that would target a part or parts of the virus that remain unchanged among different strains, even during the virus's rapid mutations.

Analysis and Commentary

The Big Victims Of Drug Prohibition

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Thursday, January 18, 2018

Never forget consumer surplus.

Interviews

Henry Miller On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Henry I. Millervia The John Batchelor Show
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Hoover Institution fellow Henry Miller talks about the flu and this year's particularly dangerous strain, H3N2, which is expected to last until May.
Analysis and Commentary

For A Free Market In Plasma

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Ottawa, Ontario and Washington, D.C. - A group of professional ethicists and economists published an open letter urging provincial governments to reconsider proposals to ban compensation for blood plasma donations. The letter is signed by 26 ethicists and economists, including two Nobel Prize winners (Alvin Roth and Vernon Smith), a recipient of the Order of Canada (Jan Narveson), amongst others.

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New Obamacare Taxes Are Hitting Millions Where It Hurts. It's Time To Repeal Them

by Lanhee J. Chenvia Fox News
Thursday, January 11, 2018

Tax reform legislation signed into law by President Trump in December, which will lower taxes for most Americans this year, unfortunately did nothing to stop billions of dollars in new taxes under ObamaCare from hitting millions of Americans in the wallet.

In the News

One Smart Upstream Investment

mentioning Lanhee J. Chenvia Politco
Wednesday, January 10, 2018

It’s hard enough for most of us to make smart long-term plans. It’s really hard for politicians to do it. So a year ago, at the beginning of our Agenda2020 series on the deep future of American health, we pulled a group of experts into a room in Washington and asked them: If we want to improve the health of a changing nation, what would you do?

In the News

Americans Need Health Reform To Be A Priority Issue In 2018

mentioning Lanhee J. Chenvia The Daily Signal
Thursday, January 4, 2018

An open letter to President Donald J. Trump, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, and House Speaker Paul Ryan.

Analysis and Commentary

The Unintended Consequences Of Drug Reimportation

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Allowing U.S. consumers to engage in parallel trade would require pharmaceutical companies to lower prices here, negotiate price increases with other OECD governments, contracturally prohibit buyers from re-selling, or reduce drug sales to low-price countries so that they have no surplus to export. None of those options are as easy as lobbying the U.S. government to prevent parallel trade and preserve America's status as a lone cash cow in a world of price controls.

Analysis and Commentary

How The FDA Virtually Destroyed An Entire Sector Of Biotechnology

by John Cohrssen, Henry I. Millervia Regulation (Cato Institute)
Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Dogs bark, cows moo, and regulators regulate,” former U.S. Food and Drug Administration commissioner Frank Young once quipped to explain regulatory agencies’ expansionist tendencies. There may be no better example than the FDA’s oversight of genetically engineered animals.

Interviews

Lanhee Chen: Cornyn Says Tax Bill Mandate Repeal Makes Obamacare ‘Unworkable'

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia Bloomberg
Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen discusses the passing of the Republican tax plan and what it means for the economy.

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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.