May 24, 2007

Health Savings Accounts: Not Entirely Consumer Directed (Yet)

Featuring: Michael F. Cannon, Director of Health Policy Studies, Cato Institute; Katherine Baicker, Member, Council of Economic Advisers; Jason Furman, Senior Fellow and Director, The Hamilton Project; moderated by William A. Niskanen, Chairman, Cato Institute.

April 20, 2007

Curing the Trust Crisis in Health Care

Featuring: David A. Shore, Director of Trust Initiative and Associate Dean, Harvard School of Public Health, and editor of The Trust Crisis in Healthcare: Causes, Consequences, and Cures (2007); with comments by L. Stephan Vincze, Vice President, Ethics and Compliance Officer, Privacy Officer, TAP Pharmaceutical Products; and Heidi Li Feldman, Prof. of Law, Georgetown Law Center; moderated by Sigrid Fry-Revere, Director of Bioethics Studies, Cato Institute.

February 14, 2007

The Federal Budget Outlook

Featuring Rep. John Campbell (R-CA); Chris Edwards, Director of Tax Policy Studies, Cato Institute; Stephen Slivinski, Director of Budget Studies, Cato Institute; and Dan Mitchell, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute.

February 2, 2007

A Standard Deduction for Health Insurance: Something New under the Sun?

Featuring Katherine Baicker, Member, Council of Economic Advisers; Leonard Burman, Director, Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center and co-author of “The President’s Health Insurance Proposal - A First Look”; and Michael F. Cannon, Director of Health Policy Studies, Cato Institute, and co-author of Healthy Competition: What’s Holding Back Health Care and How to Free It.

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May 23, 2006

Is the Massachusetts Health Plan a Model for the Nation?

Featuring Len Nichols, Director, Health Policy Program, New America Foundation; Ron Pollack, Founding Executive, Director, Families USA; Arnold Kling, Adjunct Scholar, Cato Institute; and Michael Tanner, Director, Health and Welfare Studies, Cato Institute.

November 15, 2005

Downsizing the Federal Government

Featuring Chris Edwards, Director of Tax Policy, Cato Institute, and author, Downsizing the Federal Government; Rep. Jeb Hensarling, (R-TX); Donald Lambro, Chief Political Correspondent, Washington Times; and Stuart Butler, Vice President, Domestic and Economic Policy Studies, Heritage Foundation.

September 23, 2005

The Republican Pork Explosion

Featuring Chris Edwards, Director of Tax Policy, Cato Institute, and Author, Downsizing the Federal Government; Tom Schatz, President, Citizens Against Government Waste; Steve Ellis, Vice President, Taxpayers for Common Sense