Madam Chair, Senators, my name is Bob McTeer. I'm representing the National Center for Policy Analysis, which is a nonpartisan, free-market think tank headquartered in Dallas. Before coming to NCPA, I was Chancellor of the Texas A&M University System for two years, and before that I was President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas for 14 years.
We do not know who will be the next president, but for now we know the worm has turned: The Democratic Party is gaining and the Republican Party is losing …
Applying the "Do No Harm" Principle to Health Policy For article: 20070326JCG.pdf Author Posting. (c) Taylor & Francis, 2007.This is the author's version of the work. It is posted here …
Concerning mankind's contribution to climate change and in keeping with obligations towards the welfare of our citizens: what, in your view, should policymakers consider when addressing climate change?
While former Vice President Al Gore did his best to limit his exposure to serious critiques in today's Congressional hearings, a scholar with the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA) says "he cannot hide from the various mistakes, misstatements and outright falsehoods in his movie and books on global warming."
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A quarter-century ago, Chile replaced its traditional social security system with personal retirement accounts funded by workers and invested in stocks and bonds. Chile's president recently proposed several modifications to its pension system, including a new retirement benefit funded by general government revenues.
In an effort to discourage developers from building on large areas of wetland by offering them waivers to build on smaller ones without environmental reviews, the Army Corps of Engineers issued new construction rules last week that have upset environmentalists and developers alike.
Mr. Chairman and members of the Subcommittee, please accept my comments for the record regarding the March 15, 2007, hearing about providing health insurance for the uninsured. My comments focus …
In most markets, prices and quality indicators are transparent – clear and readily available to consumers. Health care is different: Prices are difficult to obtain and often meaningless when they are disclosed. Many patients never learn the cost of their care.
While business and government leaders complain about the lack of price and quality information in health care and pursue government-based health reforms to increase access and set prices.
Can the economy grow faster without causing inflation to accelerate? Some argue that the downside of a rapidly rising gross domestic product (GDP) is more inflation, and that you can't have more of the former without more of the latter. But both logic and history suggest otherwise.