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Fixing the Public Sector Pension Problem: The (True) Path to Long-Term Reform

Richard C. Dreyfuss
February 1, 2013

Even as the federal government struggles to stabilize its finances, many states are facing their own daunting sets of fiscal deficits.

A Decade of Success: How Competition Drives Savings in Medicare Part D

Paul Howard and Yevgeniy Feyman
December 1, 2013

On December 8, 2003, then-president George W. Bush signed into law the Medicare Modernization Act (MMA).

A Decade of Success: How Competition Drives Savings in Medicare Part D

Paul Howard, Yevgeniy Feyman
December 16, 2013

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Better Pay, Fairer Pensions: Reforming Teacher Compensation

Josh McGee, and Marcus A. Winters
November 1, 2013

In this policy study, the authors write that states across the nation have turned considerabl

49-State Analysis: Obamacare To Increase Individual-Market Premiums By Average Of 41%

November 4, 2013

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  • Has Income Inequality Really Risen?

    Scott Winship
    October 10, 2013

    In this post at E21, Scott Winship contends that few serious scholars believe that middle class and poor households have seen the income growth experienced by the top in recent decades.

    Has Unemployment Fallen For The Wrong Reason?

    Scott Winship
    September 10, 2013

    In this E21 posting, Scott Winship writes about the current jobs numbers.  Everyone agrees the August 2013 jobs numbers were lousy.

    California, Here We Stay

    Victor Davis Hanson
    September 10, 2012

    This essay in City Journal, Hanson contends that California is in trouble financially, but the state still has a lot to offer.

    Tom Wolfe’s California

    Michael Anton
    September 3, 2012

    in this post for City Journal, literature and political writer Michael Anton writes that Tom Wolfe has captured something important about California in his wiritings.

    The Pension Fund That Ate California

    Steve Malenga
    March 25, 2013

    In this post for City Journal, Steven Malenga makes no bones about it: CalPERS’s corruption, insider dealing, and politicized investments have overwhelmed taxpayers with debt.

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